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Senior Planner

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): 

Clonmel, IE

Additional Locations:  N/A

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.


Boston Scientific Clonmel is hiring a Senior Planner for a 12 month defined term contract.


Purpose Statement

Develops, maintains and controls the master production schedule in accordance with the corporation’s strategic business plan. Engages in special build and inventory anslysis, such as obsolescence projections. Serves as the main interface between Manufacturing, Marketing, and Supplier Development, as well as the main source of information regarding forecast and schedule changes within the Supplier Development Group. Acts as a major contributor in the operation’s planning process.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develops, maintains and controls a realistic master production schedule by balancing marketing requirements with manufacturing capacity and parts availability
  • Perform “What if” analyses to aid in optimal scheduling, priorities and decision making.
  • 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.
  • Attends and participates in Forecast, Allocation, Inventory, Supplier and Delivery meetings.
  • Communicates and follows up on issues related with components availability.
  • Communicates production planning issues to relevant areas as Marketing, Production Control, Customer Service, etc.



  • Must have a Level 8 degree in related field (Business, Supply Chain or other).
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar planner role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Buyer/Planner experience in an Electronics/Healthcare manufacturing industry an advantage.
  • SAP experience essential.
  • Advanced Excel skills essential.
  • Data analytics an advantage.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to plan strategically across production.


Requisition ID: 534757


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!

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