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Planner, Sr Production Job

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Locations(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US

Additional Locations:  US-MN-Maple Grove

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.

Hiring Manager: Kathryn Ann Johnson
Recruiter: Spencer Gregory Hale


Sr. Production Planner


About the role:

Become a Senior Production Planner for our Boston Scientific Operations Components planning team! Our production planners are responsible for planning the manufacture of finished devices for our global customers across the BSC plant network. This position provides the opportunity to own and improve production planning processes, tools and systems.  Our production planners are passionate about continuous improvement and work closely with key partners and customers throughout the value stream.  Use your knowledge, skills and passion to help improve the quality, cost and delivery of Boston Scientific medical devices for our customers and patients across the globe.

Boston Scientific production planning activities are focused on meeting customer service objectives while always assuring a continuous production flow through our Value Streams.  In addition to supporting, monitoring and maintaining service level, production planners manage manufacturing schedules to balance Supply, Demand & Inventory to achieve overall materials management team objectives.  Production planners participate on cross-functional teams to support and plan commercial production across the Maple Grove site.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage daily, weekly and monthly planning processes
  • Manage committed build plans, past due production orders, and past due planned orders
  • Key contributor in weekly execution management meetings with our divisional partners
  • Proactively identify and problem solve material shortages impacting the build plans
  • Identify opportunities and execute projects to achieve service level, build plan, on time delivery and inventory objectives
  • Facilitate manufacturing/ supply planning handshake during the Sales Inventory & Operations Planning (SI&OP) Process
  • Perform master data maintenance as required
  • Provide inventory and recovery plan analysis as required
  • Perform What If scenario planning as required
  • Actively lead and participate in continuous improvement projects

What We Are Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a manufacturing planning, inventory control, demand planning or supply chain function
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP software systems (SAP preferred) and knowledge of MRP
  • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office: Excel and PowerPoint


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge & experience with Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning SI&OP process
  • Knowledge and experience with APS software systems (Kinaxis Rapid Response preferred)
  • Experience in planning vertically integrated manufacturing
  • APICS certification
  • Experience in driving continuous improvement and/or project management

Requisition ID: 517942

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Labor, Medical, Industrial, ERP, Supply, Operations, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Technology

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