Demand Planner Analyst

Work mode:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Hong Kong, HK, HK

Additional Locations: [[Hong Kong]]

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At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.



Demand Planner - P1


Purpose Statement

The role of Demand Planning Analyst, Hong Kong, serves as conduit between Operations and the Business Units in coordinating the Hong Kong Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning process, performing demand planning, product launch and exit plans, driving inventory optimisation initiatives, and managing supply execution as required to meet customer needs and financial business objectives.


Key Responsibility


  • Lead the Hong Kong iteration of the global Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning process, aligning efforts across cross-functional teams, and within the BSC Quality framework, in support of strategic and financial goals.
  • Effectively partner with Business Units and other key functional stakeholders to understand strategic imperatives in support of commercial ambitions and supply execution.
  • Proactively analyse inventory, sales and scrap data to provide recommendations to Business Units, enabling improvement in working capital, inventory reserves and inventory charges.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly demand plans, including consignment inventory requirements, strategic stock planning, new product introductions and end-of-life phases, in the RapidResponse supply chain planning system.
  • Set and review inventory policy to support segmented service level targets across your portfolio and in consideration of financial KPIs.
  • Represent Hong Kong in APAC and Global Supply Chain forums, and in system and process improvement projects.
  • Lead cross-functional Value Improvement (VI) projects to drive consistent improvement in service and financial outcomes.
  • Ensures awareness and compliance with applicable standard operating procedures to meet, comply and champion all quality and regulatory commitments of Boston Scientific.


Key Competencies


  • Planning & Execution: Proven track record in developing and implementing plans to drive supply chain, field inventory and operational strategies.
  • Analysis: Ability to work with large data sets, analysing problems, assessing service and financial impacts, and yielding recommendations to manage.
  • Customer Focus: Seeks to understand and prioritise among the unique needs of a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Influence: Win support and acceptance of proposals and VIP initiatives through careful consideration of key stakeholder needs.
  • Collaboration: Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and building relationships with key stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Values: Actively contributes to a culture of integrity, respect, diversity, and inclusion.


Qualifications and Experience


  • 5+ years' experience in a demand planning / forecasting role, with exposure to leading an IBP process.
  • Solid understanding of Supply Chain planning and inventory management, including statistical forecasting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact with all levels.
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience managing large data sets essential.
  • Ability to solve problems and work independently and collaboratively with teams across geographies.
  • High attention to detail with a focus on accuracy and high-quality output.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic and changing environment.

Demand Planner Analyst, HK


Requisition ID: [[568395]]


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!

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