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Sr. Production Planner (Hybrid)

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112


Join the Materials Management team at Boston Scientific in Arden Hills, MN as a Senior Production Planner! Boston Scientific is a medical device manufacturer delivering millions of medical solutions annually across the globe. Arden Hills produces both sterilized finished goods and sub-assemblies assisting the plant network, providing many unique challenges for Materials Management. You will have the opportunity to be part of a fast-pasted, rapidly growing global team. Materials Management includes production planning, direct purchasing, and material handling, which all interact frequently with production. Be a part of a hard-working and fun team, while tackling challenging responsibilities. 


This role will be responsible for owning the planning processes, tools, and systems to lead weekly and monthly execution for their production value streams. This position will work with partners in production, purchasing, and engineering and with customer sites across the globe. This is a hybrid position. 


Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Develops, maintains and controls the master production schedule.
  • Maintains and controls the MRP signal to ensure component availability.
  • Facilitates supply response portion of Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning process, including rough cut capacity planning.
  • Communicates and follows up on issues related with component and assembly availability.
  • Fosters global partnerships with sister sites in Ireland, Puerto Rico, and Costa Rica.
  • Participates in strategic projects to improve safety, quality, service, and cost through applications of continuous improvement methodologies
  • Assists production supervisors with the implementation of the production schedule.
  • Prepares reports, presentations and graphs with monthly operating summaries for planning and execution of meetings.
  • Analyzes and interprets marketing forecast reports.
  • Develops "what if" analysis based on regulatory uncertainty.
  • Communicates production planning issues to relevant areas including Global Supply Chain, Marketing, Production Control, Customer Service, etc.


What We're Looking For:


  • Bachelor’s degree required: preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, or related field
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems, SAP preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain, materials management, or related field
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of leadership


Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP and/or Rapid Response experience
  • APICS Certification and/or training courses in demand and supply chain planning
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment and medical device industry




Requisition ID: 548050


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.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.



Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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