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Business Systems Analyst II (Functional Analyst), SAP Inbound Planning Job

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Date: Jul 29, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role: 
Boston Scientific is looking for an experienced IT Business Analyst to support Supply Chain Planning in SAP for the Magellan program (S4/HANA business transformation). This person will analyze, design, document, test and deliver business process and Information System solutions to meet business requirements.  This position will also provide key support to the design of the integrations between S4 and the Kinaxis Rapid Response advanced planning application.


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Design, build, test, and implementation of Supply Chain Planning solutions in SAP
  • May lead multiple project activities simultaneously, working with internal and external cross-functional groups
  • Resolve technical issues including diagnosis of problem, recommendations for workarounds and defect correction 
  • Analyze, design, construct, test, and implement system or application enhancements
  • Create and maintain all required technical documentation per IS methodology and processes
  • Demonstrate technical leadership by staying current on new technologies
  • Maintain collaborative working relationship with IS services (database, data center, servers, desktop, networking, security)
  • Understand customer’s business implications and incorporate understanding into technical and process improvement recommendations 
  • Lead or support roll-out and implementation of new business applications and functionality specifically within the SAP MM and PP space
  • Adhere to project plans, tasks, and deliverables; identify dependencies and resource requirements
  • Appropriately communicate project status, escalate issues, and manage timelines and action items
  • Work closely and collaborate with onshore and offshore scrum team members to ensure a prioritized and sufficient product backlog for the teams to work against 
  • Actively engage and educate business process owners on solution optimization, simplification and standardization capabilities

What we’re looking for: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • Strong SAP configuration and implementation skills; 3-5 Years MM & PP experience
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain Planning and associated SAP/Industry Best Practices
  • Knowledge and experience of the cross- functional master and transactional data supporting demand and supply planning processes
  • Knowledge of and experience with interface technologies, best practices, data mapping and detailed functional design
  • Experience with integrated advanced planning technology and business processes (Rapid response preferred). 
  • Understanding the integration between various SAP modules including MM, QM, SD, WM, PP, FI
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and methodologies
  • Experience writing and executing test documentation
  • Experience demoing functionality and providing training and user support
  • Knowledge of and experience with agile methodologies along with experience in Jira a plus
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Self-starter with strong, proactive work ethic
  • Exceptional organizational & time management skills
  • Experience with Medical Device or Life Sciences beneficial
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including oral, written, and listening skills with a track record of communicating complex concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff, including at senior executive levels
  • A positive attitude, innovative and creative thinker.
  • Responsible risk taking and risk management



Requisition ID: 482063


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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