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Date: Aug 26, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)


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.

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
  • May include facilitation of multiple Domestic demand planning meetings with Marketing and Finance for the broader Peripheral Interventions portfolio.
  • Build and maintain methodology and tools for ad-hoc 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 to influence stakeholders to mitigate business risk


What We’re Looking For:


Required Qualifications:


  • Four-year degree and work experience in Supply Chain
  • 3-5 years’ experience in demand planning, materials management, manufacturing planning or inventory control function
  • 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:

  • Continuous education in a related field
  • APICS certification
  • Lean Manufacturing experience


Requisition ID: 500737


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.


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