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Inventory Control Clerk II

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): 

Mankato/Rochester, MN, US, 55901

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: 

The Inventory Control and Distribution Specialist will play a crucial role in fulfilling the company’s material handling and product fulfillment practices.  Key activities include managing and tracking inventory flow, coordinating inventory activities between facilities as well as kitting and shipping the company’s products to customers. This person will specialize in the RGA/RMA process

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Fulfill obligations specified in the organization’s SOPs related to material and product handling. 
  • Monitor and replenish component stock and packaging materials as needed.
  • Perform acceptance/inspection procedures on supplied critical components, register parts into the inventory management system, and move accepted components into the inventory tracking system. 
  • File rejected material reports on non-conforming components and work with the Operations Team to identify and resolve quality issues.
  • Work effectively and efficiently with cross-functional teams, including personnel from Development, IT, Purchasing, Sales and Operations.
  • Work closely with vendors and customers to document and resolve problems.
  • Provide information and support customer service operations related to inventory inquiries and hardware fulfillment requests.
  • Conduct or supervise audits of facility inventory on a scheduled basis.
  • Configure and assemble kits from component inventory according to detailed instructions and associated log kit components in the inventory management system.
  • Package product and prepare all shipment documents. 
  • Coordinate the shipment of products using external shipping resources and oversee the shipping process to the customer’s door.
  • Manage and report on returned goods processes.
  • Maintain proficiency in computerized systems and other technologies as required.
  • Follow company policies and procedures.
  • Process returns from customs and trouble-shoot the returns.
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • 2 years with high school diploma/degree/equivalent
  • Sitting for extended periods of time will be required
  • Use of hands repetitively to type, handle, and operate standard office equipment will be required 
  • Employee will work under typical office conditions
  • All employees must pass drug test, and must have valid proof of eligibility to work in the USA


Preferred qualifications:

  • Associates degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in inventory management type of position 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel preferred

Requisition ID: 554732

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 drug-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.

Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

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