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Abbott Business Operations Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

About Abbott:

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Kansas City, MO currently has an opportunity for a Business Operations Analyst. The Business Operations Analyst is a key member of the marketing and operations team supporting data analytics, client reporting, operational projects and mining data for strategic insights, opportunities and efficiencies. This individual will address complex operational challenges and operate as an internal consultant to analyze data across our channels and define and recommend strategic and operational improvements within our workgroups. This individual will interface on a regular basis with the leadership team.

Successful candidates will be self-motivated, intellectually curious, a fast learner, comfortable with ambiguity and working independently, able to focus on details while thinking strategically. This individual will have the ability to solve business problems of moderate scope and deliver insights that enable timely and effective operational decision-making.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Partner with key business personnel to answer complex questions with both quantitative and qualitative data, analytics and insights

  • Contribute to the creation of strategic presentations needed for executive review (e.g., PowerPoint skills)

  • Drive strategic business decisions through detailed analytics, insights, and reporting on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Design, develop and maintain BI solutions

  • Gather and analyze large amounts of information quickly and problem-solve effectively

  • Support key projects including planning, requirements gathering, management, analysis, training and execution

  • Work both independently and in groups in a variety of situations requiring analytical, interpretive, evaluative and constructive thinking

  • Understand data management controls and business process intelligence

  • Exercise sound judgment and critical decision making within approved guidelines on business process and system requirements

  • Complete other special projects and duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with quantitative focus

  • 5 or more years of experience in management consulting, business strategy, or operational excellence / process improvement, or equivalent combination of experience and education

Preferred:

  • Experience presenting and analyzing large quantities of data with strong spreadsheet and database query experience (e.g. SQL)

  • Comfort working in fast-paced environment with limited guidance

  • Advanced experience in Excel

  • Advanced experience in PowerPoint

  • Six Sigma / Lean Process experience

  • SQL and database management experience

  • Microsoft Power BI experience

  • Excellent attention to detail, highly accountable and self-motivated

  • Excellent analytical insight, prioritization, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills

  • Extremely well-organized and capable of handling multiple projects and ad-hoc requests simultaneously

WHAT WE OFFER:

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority ( Manufacturing roles only )

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled ( Manufacturing roles only )

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

or equivalent combination of experience and education

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 corpjat@abbott.com

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