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Senior Operations Manager

Work mode:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Kerkrade, NL

Additional Location(s):  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.                


About the role:
Manage Inbound, Putaway, Replenishment and Expediting department to ensure accurate and efficient processing of the required work according to applicable procedures and timelines. Besides being responsible for the daily operations, you will be representing Operations in our Kerkrade expansion project (Expansion of the existing warehouse with new warehouse incl. offices of our Kerkrade facility and Automation, relayout)

Your responsibilities include:

  • Manage, lead and coach warehouse associates through supervisors and team leaders to establish a team of motivated employees.
  • Meet quality objectives by ensuring compliance to quality systems and partner with quality function as necessary.
  • Manage the departmental budget.
  • Implement and execute the Boston Scientific Lean Essentials.
  • Constantly works toward streamlining Logistics processes to eliminate non-value added activities. Drives progressive systems and process initiatives to enhance and improve performance.
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement, teamwork and commitment to doing things right.
  • Development and communicate department goals in order to achieve effective core metric performance.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with the manufacturing / distribution / logistics network and 3 PL’S to ensure optimal communication and process execution.
  • Promote, monitor and ensure a safe work environment and adhere to all safety policies.
  • Facilitate and manage cross department communications and initiatives.
  • Ensure integrity of data systems (i.e. Kronos, SAP etc).
  • Make strategy and planning to accommodate future growth.
  • Investigation of customer complaints and mitigate through root cause analysis.
  • Member to the operations management team and reporting to the Sr Distribution Director EMEA.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or other relevant studies.
  • Advantage is to have experience in supply chain activities within the MedTech sector.
  • 5+ years of experience in logistics or distribution.
  • 3+ years of experience in managing a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Project management experience.
  • Able to work process-based and very structured.
  • Innovative, independent thinker and energetic.
  • English language is a must.

Requisition ID: 585614

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!


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.


Boston Scientific maintains a prohibited substance free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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