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Continuous Improvement Lead

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Kerkrade, LI, NL

Additional Locations: Netherlands-Kerkrade; Netherlands-Maastricht

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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:

This position facilitates the research, evaluation, and implementation of continuous Improvement (CI) efforts to the distribution and manufacturing processes throughout ECO.  Next to that the person is responsible to provide the vision and support for implementation of 5S.

Responsibilities include:
⦁    Directly facilitate and participate in ongoing process improvements by techniques such as Kaizen, 5S and other lean tools.
⦁    Partner with operations and engineering to develop effective training tools and resources specific to continuous improvement initiatives.
⦁    Work with various department stakeholders to build a continuous improvement environment to support an ongoing program of change.
⦁    Support engineering to develop new support materials based on revised processes; to include training, reporting and system enhancements.
⦁    Sustain current 5S culture by coaching 5S champions, warehouse employees, auditing reporting out findings and performing daily gemba walks.
Coordinate, organize, execute and document Kaizen events for the continuous improvement of operations, systems, and processes .


Experience and skills:
⦁    Education level: MBO+/ HBO  or relevant work experience
⦁    Experience in Project management
⦁    Strong understanding of Lean/5S principles
⦁    Strong computer skills (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
⦁    Strong written and verbal communication skills
⦁    Ability to provide strong coordination and judgment skills
⦁    Exceptional leadership and support to team members
⦁    Continuous improvement attitude


Requisition ID: 525680


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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