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Sr Sourcing Specialist

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Coyol, CR

Additional Locations: Costa Rica-Coyol


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and has been recognized with the Catalyst Award in 2022, a prestigious recognition of diversity, equity and inclusion excellence. Also, we have a Gender Equality Policy to support our compromise.


Hybrid Roles:

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes WFH and onsite. You will have the opportunity to discuss details in the interview. 


About the Role:

Developing and executing optimal Sourcing strategies, for all Indirect sourcing categories, through the selection, development and management of supplier relationships. Drive sourcing/supplier initiatives to meet overall requirements while implementing sustainable cost reduction & service improvements.

Indirect Sourcing Vision

  • Drives best practices in the site in support of becoming a World Class Sourcing Organizations
  • Strives to be a trusting, reliable, credible and insightful advisor to BSC stakeholders
  • Committed to continuous improvement across Indirect Sourcing processes
  • 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.
  • 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. 

Indirect Spend Excellence & Strategic Sourcing

  • Collaborates with the site to identify spend reduction opportunities with Indirect Suppliers
  • Develops and leads the implementation of sourcing strategies for the site
  • Works closely with stakeholders to conduct sourcing processes & RFPs according to BSC policies.
  • Ensures stakeholders and suppliers comply with BSC sourcing procedures and policies.
  • Optimizes sourcing processes with the use of E-Sourcing and Reverse Auctions Tools
  • Leverages spend within assign region and Global Team sourcing for BSC
  • Develop and lead the implemented of Procurement & Sourcing Strategies, resulting in a strong supply base that continuously creates a sustainable competitive advantage.

Indirect Supply Management

  • Ensure contract management tools are used that will drive best in class supply management processes with Indirect suppliers
  • Segments indirect suppliers into strategic, preferred and standard suppliers
  • Develops, implements and manages processes for supply-related problem resolution
  • Develop Annual Sourcing Business Plans that will reflect year-over-year cost reductions, quality enhancements and overall continuous improvement.
  • 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.
  • Leads contract negotiations, contract management, and vendor management activities such as actionable business reviews with preferred and strategic Indirect suppliers at the site


What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor or Licenciature degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Electronic, Biotechnology, Electromechanical Engineering or related field.
  • English Level desired: 90% -100%
  • Experience: At least 5 years in procurement (Sourcing or purchasing)
  • Technical Competencies: APICS Certification desirable, Excel Advance, Inventory, SAP.




Requisition ID: 568595


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!



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.

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