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Date: Jan 5, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: Costa Rica-Heredia; Ireland-Cork; Ireland-Galway; US-MN-Maple Grove



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.


Global Supply Chain Planner II


About the Role:


The Global Supply Chain (GSC) Planner II will support the Peripheral Interventions Division. This cross-functional role provides the unique opportunity to be involved in strategic projects that have a companywide impact. Activities and tasks range from strategic to tactical in spectrum.  This position requires a high-performance individual that can quickly adapt to requirements of the task at hand, a self-motivated independent thinker and problem-solver with strong a work ethic.  The GSC Planner will demonstrate high attention to detail and a desire to produce accurate work. Additional skills required include creative out of the box thinking, consulting and influencing skills, project management, coordinating and planning, and skillful manipulation and detailed analysis of large amounts of data. The GSC Planner is also expected to be efficient in working with the systems, tools, and people that support the various business functions. The ideal candidate is highly adaptable, flexible and willing to accept new ideas, processes and procedures.


Your Responsibilities Include:


  • Work with the Global Supply Chain and business teams to ensure timely and accurate execution of the demand, supply and inventory plans
  • Develop content and material for Sales Inventory and Operations Planning (SI&OP) meetings and participate in analyzing and resolving issues impacting supply chain performance
  • Analyze supply chain performance and diagnose key short term and long-range improvements to forecast accuracy, shelf life, supply variability, service level, backorder, and excess, expired, and obsolete materials
  • Build and maintain methodology and tools for on-going analysis
  • Define and implement improvement opportunities for processes and systems
  • Participate in Corporate projects developing the approach, communicate plans and tasks to divisional and global participants, manage project to timelines, and achieve project goals
  • Supply Chain member on core projects and extended teams from product concept through end of life
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement, supporting BSC’s Quality Policy, Quality System and appropriate regulations for areas supporting
  • Develop relationships in order to influence stakeholders to mitigate business risk


What We’re Looking For:


Required Qualifications:


  • Four-year degree and work experience in Supply Chain
  • Working experience with SAP or an equivalent DRP, MPS, MRP, or ERP System
  • Extremely strong PC skills utilizing such software programs as Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint
  • Above average communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence change


Preferred Qualifications:


  • 2-5 years’ experience in supply chain, materials management, manufacturing planning or inventory control function
  • Continuous education in a related field
  • APICS certification
  • Lean Manufacturing experience


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.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


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.

Requisition ID: 473148


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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