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Senior Demand Planning Analyst

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Kerkrade, NL

Additional Locations:  N/A

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

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.




We, Boston Scientific, is growing and therefore we are in need to recruit a new member to our demand planning team.

In this role you will coordinate and control the EMEA Demand Planning and New Product Launch (NPL) Regional forecasting activities required to meet customer needs, business requirements, and service level objectives. In addition, supports, monitors and maintains finished goods inventory levels and system integrity.


Your responsibilities include:

  • SI&OP - Prepare and lead Demand Plan review meetings enabling 24 month rolling forecasts.
  • SI&OP - Support Regional Integration & Reconciliation & Exec SI&OP reviews
  • Partner and engage with busines stakeholders to determine product portfolio and translate decisions into effective inventory strategies to support the agreed service targets
  • Perform Inventory Management to meet both Service and Financial objectives, i.e. Safety stock targets setting and Inventory analysis, Potential Stock out, Inventory Projection, Excess & Obsolescence.
  • Manage KPI performance incl. Inventory, forecast accuracy and bias, Service Level, Backorder & Scrap. Perform root cause analysis and initiate corrective action.
  • Coordinate new product launches and transitions ensuring balancing customer and financial expectations
  • Manage product discontinuation ensuring optimal product availability with minimal write off cost
  • Identify and manage Value Improvement Projects working with SC functions, Finance and Divisional partners 
  • Support Annual/Quarterly Finance budget processes: inventory, scrap, ship volume.
  • Monthly KPI reporting and ad hoc performance & product availability communication to Business and Corporate functions.
  • Manage ERP and APS master data and monitor system integrity.
  • Interact with Divisional Marketing, BUM, Finance and Global/ Regional Supply Chain functions


Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience within a supply chain/demand planning environment
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in business or supply chain or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good analytics and system skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Continuous improvement attitude
  • Speaks fluently English
  • Executes independently



Requisition ID: 581031


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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