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AbbVie Account Manager, Third Party Manufacturing in Massachusetts

Welcome to AbbVie!

At AbbVie, we offer the resources and a global reach to empower your innovative mindset. From day one, we've know it takes teamwork and collaboration to develop the scientific breakthroughs, innovative pipelines, and therapies that change millions of patients' lives around the world. In short, we know it takes "you" to make those ground breaking advancements happen. We take pride in serving and supporting our communities and protecting the environment, making a last impact thats felt within healthcare and beyond.

We are now recruiting a Account Manager, Third Party Manufacturing to join our diverse external and contract manufacturing team in Massachusetts. As part of this diverse and inclusive team, you will...

  • Serve as primary contact between AbbVie and Third Party Customer or Third Party Manufacturer. Must travel to TPM/TPC sites and establish meaningful working relationships and understanding of the TPM's capabilities and/or Customer needs.

  • Primary AbbVie interface with executive management at TPM's and for TPC's.

  • Ensure that contract commitments are being fulfilled by both parties and resolve when they are not. Involve the appropriate AbbVie resources when issues need to be resolved.

  • Assure that strategic objectives can be met through TPM capacity analysis versus LRP forecasts. Highlight concerns to required organizations proactively.

  • Identify potential opportunities to in-source or out-source other products to maximize the benefit to AbbVie. Identify areas of potential consolidation amongst TPM's.

  • Working with appropriate AbbVie functions, negotiate new and extensions to contracts with the Third Parties. Assure performance metrics are clearly established and included in the terms of the contract. Assure that contracts are aligned with strategic business objectives.

  • Maintain Third Party Contract information in the Third Party Contract Manufacturing Database(s). Track key dates and milestones and assure they are met or executed.

  • Identify TPM's for new and existing products. Support new product launches and transfers. Provide key forecasting information to the TPM's and assure that the launch plans can be met.

  • Develop and maintain a TPM Capability and Due Diligence Database. Maintain worldwide expertise including technology, performance, benefits, weaknesses and capacity.

  • BS or BA in Science, Engineering, Operations, Business or equivalent experience.

  • 5 to 8 years experience in a combination of the following areas: Biologics Manufacturing, Program Management, Materials Management, Logistics, QA, Marketing, Business Development or Engineering.

  • Demonstrated success in financial analysis, negotiations and project management.

  • Must have excellent Program Management, Presentation, Oral and Written Communication Skills.

  • Must be team oriented. Able to understand operations and operational/logistical issues.

  • Must be able to manage multiple accounts simultaneously.

  • Must have an understanding of regulatory and compliance requirements in relationship to manufacturing and contracts.