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Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Kerkrade, LI, NL

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.



At Boston Scientific, you will have the opportunity to put your expertise into practice by delivering breakthrough services and solutions that create value for patients, customers and employee. You will be part of an agile and high performing team committed to advance science for life. That’s why we say that a career with Boston Scientific is more than just a job, it’s personal.


About the role:

Manages the EMEA Divisional SI&OP process: coordinates and controls the Divisional forecasting and Event planning activities required to meet customer needs, business requirements, and service level objectives. In addition, manages finished goods inventory and system integrity.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates & facilitates the monthly Regional SI&OP activities for the Divisions ensuring optimal business support to and strategic alignment with the Regional Divisional leadership;
  • Leads and keeps the oversight concerning all Inventory Management aspects for the Divisions: inventory strategy, development and execution of improvement programs (VIP), KPI and EE&O performance management;
  • Drives the quarterly/annual Inventory budget processes for the Division;
  • Works through own team and cross-functional partners to achieve budgets and performance goals for the Division;
  • Effectively develops and manages direct reports to a high performance team;
  • Partners with Regional Marketing and Finance on Regional Forecast; Review Consolidated Country New Product Launch (NPL) Demand Forecast;
  • Assess variations of Quarterly Commit; Launch Strategy and Execution; Product Rationalization strategy and execution;
  • Partners with Global Supply Chain (GSC): Regional forecast handshake (SI&OP), Product rationalization (Phase in & out), Supply Chain event planning.


What we are looking for in you:

  • 5-10  years experience within a supply chain/demand planning environment;
  • Masters degree in Business or Supply Chain or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Proven experience leading regional SI&OP process
  • Strong Leadership and communication skills;
  • Proven people management experience;
  • Continuous improvement attitude;
  • Functional leadership, train and develop colleagues within or x-border teams;
  • Speaks fluent English.


What can we offer you:

  • Growth opportunity in a global organization ;
  • Ongoing development both in- and external;
  • Dynamic, divers and open work environment;
  • Attractive benefits package;
  • Inspirational colleagues & culture;
  • Location Kerkrade (Netherlands) – with workplace flexibility.


We, Boston Scientific, are an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not and will not make any personnel decisions (like recruiting, hiring, job assignments, and promotions) based on a person’s age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.




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: 483067


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