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Date: Apr 24, 2019

Location: Coyol, A, CR

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.

 

About the Role:

Developing and executing optimal Procurement & Sourcing strategies through the selection, development and management of supplier relationships. Drive procurement/supplier initiatives to meet overall supply requirements whilst implementing sustainable cost reduction & service improvements.

 

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and lead the implemented of Procurement & Sourcing Strategies, resulting in a strong supply base that continuously creates a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Develop Annual Sourcing Business Plans that will reflect year-over-year cost reductions, quality enhancements and overall continuous improvement.
  • Provides strategic influence while building value-adding relationships with key suppliers and internal customer groups by applying advanced knowledge of purchasing principles, practices, tools and technology.
  • Develop, implement and manage processes for supply-related problem resolution.
  • Is instrumental in the development of all Commodity Strategies for the Galway site.
  • Identifies and works closely with Vendor Engineering, Buyers, and Procurement Manager, Global Sourcing and individuals from other divisions/plants to identifying and executing Cost Reduction opportunities.
  • Optimize the sourcing and procurement processes. They will benchmark best practices externally & internally and apply Lean concepts, supported by analytics, to design and implement optimally effective processes. 
  • Reviews, assesses and maintains a base line costing model for the key spend items in each commodity that is aligned with the strategic direction of the function or commodity and continually identifies and refreshes the model based on market dynamics.
  • Supports the creation, approval, and implementation of new company-wide policies. Works with Management to implement trending, monitoring and enforcement mechanisms.
  • Identifies, implements, and supports enabling technologies throughout the entire requisition to payment process.
  • Leads contract negotiations, contract management, and vendor management activities such as strategic reviews and site visits.
  • Introduces new technology, new materials and/or new suppliers to BSC. Identifies “best in class” suppliers.
  • Conduct Strategic Business Reviews with Key suppliers
  • Evaluate in-sourcing / outsourcing opportunities.
  • Optimize the number of suppliers on the AVL
  • Identify opportunities to mitigate or reduce against risk in the supply chain.

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • Licenciature degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or Field Related.
  • English Level required: B2+:80-89%.
  • Desired knowledge: SAP, APICS Certification.
  • At least 5 years of experience in similar position.

 

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: 446734

 


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