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Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Coventry, RI, US, 02816

Company: Boston Scientific

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.


Operations Director


About the role:

This Director in Operations will be responsible for plant management of a large scale EO sterilization facility, development and execution of BSC’s world-wide sterilization strategy, and global sterilization commodity management including network capacity and resiliency planning.  This position requires interfacing with the FDA and other government agencies, vendors, and employees at all levels, functions and locations of the corporation.  This position also needs to foster relationships/collaboration across the end to end Supply Chain.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develops and program manages the 5-year strategic plan for world-wide sterilization aligned to functional and business objectives.  Requires ability to build relationships and engagement across multiple regions, sites, and functions.
  • Direct responsibility for Plant Management of the Coventry, RI EO facility.
  • Indirect responsibility for all internal sterilization operations.  P&L and performance oversight.
  • Responsibility for global sterilization commodity management, including internal and external capacity planning, resiliency roadmap, and 3rd party vendor management.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining world-class operational, quality, and safety procedures at internal sterilization sites.
  • Able to proactively identify and diagnose operating problems, develop, and manage implementation for solutions to those problems.
  • Able to design new operations to meet high quality, operational and safety standards.
  • Leads BSC relationships with contract sterilization operations.
  • Partners with the Director of Corporate Quality Assurance and Sterilization in development of the 5-year plan and while assuring compliance to all regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for development/management of BSC Operations world-wide Sterilization budget.

What we’re looking for in you:
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, ideally in an Engineering or business discipline
  • Proven leadership experience
  • 5+ years management experience; Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Strong collaboration skills; Demonstrated ability to establish and develop strong collaborative relationships cross functionally and across regions
  • Proven ability to develop and foster global teams
  • Med device, or regulated industry, experience preferred
  • Direct P&L management required
  • 25% travel required – some international

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA
  • Experience as head of site/functional preferred
  • Preferred experience working in a Global Organization supporting diverse businesses and geographies


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.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 443363


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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