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Abbott: Supply Chain Internships 2024 New Application

Abbott is offering a challenging and rewarding Supply Chain Internship opportunity for motivated individuals looking to gain hands-on experience in the dynamic world of supply chain management within the healthcare industry. This internship is designed to provide valuable insights and practical knowledge in various facets of supply chain operations.

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  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support supply chain planning, procurement, logistics, and inventory management activities.
  • Assist in analyzing supply chain data to identify trends, optimize processes, and improve efficiency.
  • Contribute to projects aimed at enhancing supply chain resilience, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of strategies to streamline operations and enhance overall supply chain performance.
  • Engage in inventory control measures, including inventory tracking and management.
  • Support the evaluation of suppliers and vendor performance metrics.
  • Contribute to the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and generate actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively within diverse teams.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and capable of managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Eagerness to learn and a proactive attitude towards problem-solving.
Job Benefits
  • Professional Development: Access to mentorship, guidance, and exposure to real-world supply chain operations within a global healthcare company.
  • Learning Opportunities: Hands-on experience in various aspects of supply chain management, including planning, procurement, logistics, and inventory management.
  • Networking: Opportunities to connect with professionals across different departments and gain insights into diverse roles within Abbott's supply chain.
  • Skill Development: Enhance analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills through practical experience and projects.
  • Career Growth: Exposure to potential career paths within the company and guidance on potential future roles based on individual interests and strengths.
  • Competitive Stipend: Financial compensation for the duration of the internship to support living expenses or other costs.
  • Company Culture: Experience working in a diverse and inclusive environment that values innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Exposure to Industry Tools: Access to industry-standard software and tools used in supply chain management.
  • Recognition and Feedback: Opportunities for performance feedback, recognition of achievements, and guidance for improvement.
  • Potential for Full-Time Opportunities: Exceptional interns may be considered for full-time positions within Abbott upon graduation or completion of the internship program, based on performance and available openings.
  • Visit Abbott's Careers Page: Go to Abbott's official website and navigate to the "Careers" or "Jobs" section.
  • Search for Internship Opportunities: Look for internship openings specifically in the supply chain or operations category. Use filters or search functions to narrow down the listings.
  • Select the Internship Position: Click on the specific Supply Chain Internship position that aligns with your interests and qualifications.
  • Review Job Description: Read through the job description thoroughly to understand the responsibilities, qualifications, and details about the internship.
  • Prepare Application Materials: Update your resume/CV and prepare a cover letter highlighting why you're interested in the internship, relevant skills, and what you hope to learn or contribute.
  • Complete the Application: Follow the application instructions provided on the website. This may involve creating an account, filling out an online application form, and uploading your resume and cover letter.
  • Double-Check Information: Ensure all information provided in your application is accurate and complete before submitting.
  • Submit Application: Click the "Submit" or "Apply" button to send your application for the Supply Chain Internship position at Abbott.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Hospitals and Health Care
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 12, 2024
Valid through
December 28, 2024
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