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Manager I, Business Consultant Job

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

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Maple Grove; US-GA-Alpharetta; US-IN-Spencer; US-MN-Arden Hills

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - 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:
Within Global Enterprise Excellence - Global Supply Chain, you will partner with each site and function within Global Supply Chain to optimize Operational Excellence through our internal Delivering Excellence Program and the Body of Knowledge known as our Essentials suite to deliver Value Improvement.  You will have the opportunity to support strategic projects and/or initiatives that support enterprise goals. 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with leadership and working teams of mature, new, and acquired manufacturing sites to advance the adoption of continuous improvement and innovation through application of our essentials and global best practices. 
  • Drive and support the annual Global Strategy and Gross Margin Optimization:
  • Identifying common site strategic priorities, leveraging results from global roll-up of Essentials Strategic Assessments, internal best practices, and external benchmarking of innovative next-level tools and methods. 
  •  Support global network councils to enable global innovation.
  •  Project manage enterprise-wide programs.  
  •  Lead change management and communication through site engagements
  • Serve as internal consultant, advising leadership and working teams on Operational Excellence maturity roadmaps, targeted training, connecting to global best practices, coaching of Essentials, and other engagements advancing the adoption of Operational Excellence and high performance.
  • As needed, lead global or site-specific initiatives to support strategic advancement of Operational Excellence 
  • Support internal/external benchmarking opportunities to improve BSC processes/toolkits to drive safety, quality, service, and cost improvements. Partner with external organizations (e.g. Shingo Institute) to foster continued learning, benchmarking and operational best practices.
  • Facilitate face to face and virtual workshops to target key enterprise improvements and provide prioritized site support to drive strategic business priorities
  • Lead and/or support global communities and councils to develop and drive network connections, benchmarking and site expectations through site/function leads.  

What we’re looking for in you:

  • Effective Communicator to all levels of the organization
  • Adept Networker: ability to create new relationships
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills
  • Proven results applying Lean/Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement 
  • Effectively summarize and analyze data; make recommendations
  • Travel globally about 25%

Required Qualifications: 

  • 6+ years of Lean/Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement related experience
  • 3+ years of Organization Management or Project Management Experience 
  • BS/BA Degree in Engineering or related technical field and/or equivalent experience 

Preferred Requirements:  

  • Proven results driving Process Improvement in manufacturing and transactional environments.
  • Experience working in a Production or Distribution environment 


Requisition ID: 534627


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

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain, Business Process, Operations, Management

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