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Date: Dec 21, 2018

Location: Kerkrade, LI, NL

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.


Within our Supply Chain Operations team we now have the following job opportunity: Education Specialist Operations.
This job will be based in Kerkrade, the Netherlands.


About the role:

As Education Specialist Operations you are responsible for the development and sustainable roll out of our unique life time learning program within Operations. You will work closely with regional educational centers (ROC) to develop new educational programs which will contribute to knowledge and skills enhancements for our Operations colleagues. You will actively coach and support the individual learners to apply the required knowledge, skills and behaviors in their daily routines. Your professional education expertise and contributions will support our strategic directions on our journey for operational excellence in everything we do. Next to these core activities you will also be our Curriculum Manager for both our Learning Management Systems (LMS) and our Training Record Systems (TRS).


You partner with all managerial levels and colleagues to provide learning support, coaching and evaluate learning effectiveness. You keep up to date with latest learning trends and are consulted as subject matter expert on a broad range of learning topics.

You'll be thinking outside the box and offer creative yet efficient and effective training solutions.

Your responsibilities include:

Organize and sustain life time learning activities, including on boarding of new learners and interacting closely with the ROC as our first point of contact. Coach and support individual learners, instructors and their supervisors on how to translate the learning into practice. Maintaining all required learning activities for the entire facility on our TRS/LMS systems. Acting a subject matter expert during our internal and external quality audits as it relates to training compliance.

The Education Specialist Operations reports to the Manager Operations.
You will find an open and supportive working culture where your time is valued and your contributions recognized.


What we are looking for:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Education/Learning or relevant work experience;
  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in the field of Education/Learning within a complex, international business environment;
  • You thrive in a Warehouse team environment whilst at the same time have the personality to collaborate with multifunctional teams;
  • You have demonstrated success with delivering training programs and coaching learners on its application in daily work;
  • You have a continuous process improvement mentality, you can identify improvement opportunities and act upon them;
  • You have excellent organization skills, you can lead and coach a diverse group of colleagues;
  • You are results-focused with superb attention to detail, accuracy, and follow through;
  • You have strong technical proficiency and knowledge of using a variety of Learning systems and computer applications, including MS Office;
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch;



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.

If you are interested in this position please apply through the company website.


Requisition ID: 440985


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