Lead Business Systems

at Abbott in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

+ About Abbott 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 ( student debt program and FreeU ( 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. The Opportunity This position works out in our facilities of Lake Forest IL in the Diagnostics Division. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people. What You’ll Work On

+ Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and Procedures.

+ Strategic Thinking: Understands division’s vision, goals, and strategies.

+ Business Acumen: Understands clients business needs and requirements.

+ Generates ideas to convert manual business processes into efficient automated process.

+ Stays up to date on new technology and identifies opportunities to introduce into the labeling business model.

+ Project Management: Develops scope and business benefits for new projects and submits proposals to managements.

+ Oversees implementation of approved projects as business systems owner for i.l.s.

+ Develops training material for business systems and trains users.

+ Oversees software licensing and maintenance fees and submits requests to add or extend as needed.

+ Reviews and approves system access, server access, change requests to labeling systems.

+ Supports automated process to publish labeling items to the ADD Technical Library also known as the Customer Portal.

+ Monitors health of labeling systems, addresses downtime or latency issues which may be impacting flow of information or labels upstream or downstream

Required Qualifications

+ Bachelor Degree in a related field.

+ 5-8 years of IT experience in large or midsized multinational health care organization. IT expertise in one or more areas specific to the supported business process. Strong project management skills. Strong interdisciplinary, intercultural, influence, and networking skills. Experience with GxP validation. Some experience with vendor management. Qualification in project management. Business process relevant business process knowledge, as related to IT. Deep knowledge on relevant IT technologies and products.

? Preferred Qualifications

+ Microsoft Office, Teams, Sharepoint, Excel, Word

+ Excel – Advanced skills with formulas; able to import data into a spreadsheet; conditional formatting, leveraging Excel for data analytics.

+ Oracle SQL query tools like Toad or SQL Developer.

+ FTP tools like Filezilla

+ Informatica PowerCenter skills would be a plus.


+ Advanced troubleshooting and logic skills

+ Data analytics

+ Oracle SQL queries – advanced query skills would be a plus.

+ Adaptability – quick to learn new tools, interfaces, and technologies.

+ Windows command line / batch script

+ VBscript / Javascript

+ Job Scheduling system (Autosys) knowledge (JIL file understanding and authoring would be a plus)

  • 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: (

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 $95,000.00 – $190,000.00. 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.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email

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Job Posting: JC254996588

Posted On: Feb 08, 2024

Updated On: Mar 28, 2024

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