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Date: Mar 5, 2019

Location: Cork, C, IE, 0

Company: Boston Scientific

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Requisition ID: 441497





    • Become part of a dynamic and innovative end to end supply chain team within BSC.

      Learn best in class Distribution, Inventory Management, & Supply Chain models that will deliver life changing devices to our customers. Strive for high performance across key Supply Chain Metrics in Quality/Service/Cost.

      Become a leader of our Materials Inbound & Outbound cycle & team with responsibility for a broad range of critical activities that support the complex manufacturing environment.

      Learn how to integrate and deploy complex new products into our business and work with a global distribution network on delivery excellence.





  • Provide supervision/guidance to achieve objectives of the Materials Inbound & Outbound processes within the Materials Management Function. Provide leadership & development to the group so that people & organization potential is optimized in support of business needs.
  • Resource management – ensure the area is adequately resourced ; targets set for inventory accuracy /  fill rates & productivity  meet the business needs; and all equipment and processes are adequate to support the business.
  • Apply an empowering style of leadership, which draws fully on resources, and capabilities of the team coupled with a positive Employee Relations approach.
  • Facilitating open two-way communications regarding individual, team and company performance through weekly/monthly team meetings, daily interaction in central material location or on-line.
  • Providing timely feedback and review, and ensuring all performance issues are dealt with in a constructive and prompt manner including escalation to the Management Team.
  • Meeting & exceeding Materials  Supervisor goals and objectives. Setting goals and objectives for warehouse teams and driving compliance to same.
  • Consistently meeting and applying BSC's H.R. policies, ensuring that all employees are treated with the fairness and respect due to them.
  • Consistently meeting & applying BSC’s  E.H.S & Security policies in the Warehouse.
  • Driving a culture of audit readiness, 5S & lean methodologies
  • Through policy and procedure improvement/changes, develop inventory processes to minimise risk and improve compliance in the warehouse.
  • Maintaining GMP / Housekeeping at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members.
  • Cross-functional management of QA, materials, IS and HR support for the team.
  • Interacting and liaising with the other manufacturing teams and Demand planning to prioritise backorders.
  • Managing process and material flows, space management, to maximise utilisation of the warehouse.
  • Administration duties which include Time and Attendance system, Holiday planning, Build Plan review Back Order review, Travel planning etc.
  • Qualifications:

  • Honours level degree required (Level 8)

  • Should have evidence of continuing professional development


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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