at Abbott in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.
Working at Abbott
At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:
+ Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of!
+ Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
+ An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
+ Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/tackling-student-debt-for-our-employees.html) student debt program and FreeU (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/college-degree-for-free-its-possible-with-freeu.html) education benefit – an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
+ A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
+ A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.
Our Lake Forest, IL , location currently has an opportunity for a SAP Domain Architect MFG/QM in-office role. Travel will be required locally and internationally up to 15% if needed. In this role, you will join a diverse, global team that invests in your customized career growth and uses technology and data to create breakthrough science to improve people’s health.
Primary Job Function
The Domain Architect will work with stakeholders to build a holistic view of the organization’s SAP strategy processes to identify the required capabilities and define the short-term and long-term strategy and implementation plans necessary to achieve the long-term strategic objectives. The Domain Architect will develop and own Abbott’s RMDx SAP blueprint/roadmap, partnering with the Global Process Owner for their domain globally.
The Domain Architect will oversee and directly contribute to developing and implementing cost-effective solutions for various-size projects, coaching functional architects on SAP architecture and business capability-driven methodology, and developing the global SAP architecture governance and processes for managing the RMDx SAP domain solutions and capability portfolio.
The role is also responsible for defining roadmaps for application improvements, additional functionalities, leveraging best practices, and benchmarking. In addition, the Domain Architect will collaborate closely with Global Process Owners to identify opportunities to improve the Divisional SAP Template (global) and add functionalities not adequately explored and used today.
What You’ll Work On
+ Develop, review, and maintain the responsible domain’s SAP architecture roadmap and strategy to ensure adequacy and concurrency. (Bring benchmarking and best practices.)
+ Manage and lead the design and implementation of complex SAP solutions and projects across various functional areas.
+ Deliver critical programs across the RMDx SAP roadmap: Effectively manage the functional and technical team, providing oversight to deliver on strategic engagements and program deliverables, ensuring the team has against its commitments with the highest quality in a timely fashion.
+ Create and own appropriate business-aligned implementation plans, timelines, milestones, etc.
+ Ensure seamless integration of SAP modules and components with existing systems and third-party applications.
+ Manage Core SAP, connected applications projects, and interfaces or middleware integration.
+ Set and enforce global architecture standards for global ERP solutions.
+ Provide expert guidance and leadership in SAP-related technical matters to internal teams and external partners.
+ Develop, motivate, and direct the functional team, fostering a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous learning.
+ Have an accredited Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, business administration, or another relevant discipline.
+ 10 or more years of experience in SAP implementation, support, and management, with at least 8+ years working as an architect, managing SAP projects and teams; working knowledge of all aspects of the SAP implementation methodologies, including Applications, Integration, Data, Security, Change Management, Training, and Communications.
+ 5 or more years of experience working as a manager or technical lead.
+ Experience working in a highly validated system environment.
+ Proven track record of successfully leading large-scale SAP projects and teams.
+ In-depth knowledge of various SAP modules aside from your domain.
+ Experience writing and reviewing functional Requirements, User Requirements, and FUT/SIT in MF-ALM.
+ Ability to travel up to 15% Internationally.
+ Ability to work onsite full time at the Lake Forest, IL office.
+ 15+ years of IT and business/industry experience, including extensive senior-level technical expertise.
+ Working knowledge of critical processes within the relevant business area and various pharmaceutical industry regulations.
+ Experience hands-on planning and facilitating blueprint workshops.
+ Experience leading functional ERP (SAP) teams – both direct and indirect.
+ Experience coaching and mentoring business and IT resources to ensure effective and sustainable application designs.
+ Proven ability to influence strategic direction and deliver business results.
+ Exceptional communication, both written and verbal, and facilitation skills.
+ SAP S/4 HANA migration experience preferred.
+ Ability to build and leverage vendor/service provider relationships to improve support.
+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
+ Demonstrated business process innovation.
+ Proven ability to lead talent and foster the professional development of direct reports.
+ Project management certification (e.g., PMP) is a plus.
+ Proficient in SLC documentation related to system validation.
+ Test automation experience with Tosca
+ Master’s Degree is Preferred in similar area of expertise.
- Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.
Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
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The base pay for this position is $102,700.00 – $205,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.
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