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Date: Nov 3, 2020

Location: Cork, C, IE

Company: Boston Scientific

Location: Cork, Cork (IE-C), Ireland (IE)
Req Number: 470864 
Status: Perm Role 


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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


Purpose Statement: 

The Planning Manager is responsible for managing the demand planning and execution activities required to meet customer needs, marketing requirements, manufacturing capabilities and service level objectives while maintaining appropriate finished goods inventory levels and planning systems integrity.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage a team of Production Planners to support manufacturing operations.
  • Manage and oversee customer service performance for the site.  Diagnose service level failures and understand corrective actions being taken to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Monitor manufacturing and distribution channels.
  • Represent the supply chain on new product development teams; analyze economics of inventory investment to determine the optimal inventory build given launch assumptions and risks.  Define pre-launch inventory objectives by region as well as the regional launch sequencing.  Communicate launch strategy to supply chain community.
  • Orchestrate the monthly SI&OP process, prepare documentation and facilitate the associated meetings.  Collaborate with partners in Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing to best service customer needs.  
  • Analyse and monitor supply chain performance (i.e. physical flow, allocation, master data, and intervene as required to ensure optimal performance).


Experience/Educational Requirements:


  • Level 8 qualification in engineering, supply chain, business or related field of study.
  • Experience in development and operation of ERP systems. SAP experience an advantage. Experience in end to end supply chain planning tools.
  • 3-4 years experience in a leadership role within a manufacturing environment and demonstrated experience of people management.
  • Knowledge & experience of Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning cycle.
  • Excellent interpersonal and ability to work effectively with others as a member of a team.  
  • Ability to work as a member of management team to accomplish organisational goals and objectives.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills



About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 470864


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