Business Information Specialist

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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

For years, Abbott's medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it's glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier.

Our location in Plymouth, MN, currently has an opportunity for a Business Information Specialist. As a member of the Operations Business Excellence group, you will deliver efficiency, visibility, structure, and process to our organization. You will partner with business experts to understand business strategy and information needs, develop business intelligence solutions, implement supporting data and process changes, and ensure sustainability and effectiveness of solutions.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Business Intelligence Development
  • Design, develop, and maintain business intelligence solutions to turn data into actionable insights
  • Develop visualizations, reports, and dashboards using business intelligence tools (Microsoft Power BI and SAP Business Objects)
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to identify requirements, extract data, and create reports related to employee hiring and retention.


Business Process Optimization
  • As it relates to business intelligence initiatives, work with business Subject Matter Experts (SME's) to map current cross-functional processes and identify and eliminate unnecessary uniqueness. These processes include both system and people process flows.
  • Projects will include, but will not be limited to, developing dashboard to provide visibility to employee retention and help inform strategies related to employee experience.
  • Influence the adoption of standard processes across the organization to support consistent, aligned, and accurate reporting and measurement


Organizational Change Management
  • Understand the big picture and drive strategic, value-based changes across the organization
  • Ensure an ongoing focus on user experience and adoption
  • Deliver all associated Change Management, Training, and Communications deliverables per established plan
  • Execute and/or support sustaining activities


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years' experience in related business role demonstrating excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and data driven analysis.
  • Working experience with database applications, including the ability to build and maintain power BI models.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement and solve problems by building relationships and collaborating.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines in timely manner.
  • Ability to travel approximately up to 10%.


Preferred
  • Experience with reporting tools (HANA, Business Objects, Power BI, etc.)


WHAT WE OFFER

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

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