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Date: Feb 9, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.


About the Role:

Boston Scientific is seeking a Sr. Project Lead to join our growing Direct Purchasing team. This role will serve as the functional SME & leader of Project Management for the Maple Grove Purchasing team.  The Project Lead partners with our Purchasing, Planning team, & Business Process teams (& other functional teams as needed) to facilitate Purchasing’s projects, develop solutions/ enhancements, and drive standard work. Come share your passion & skills to drive continuous improvement across our core Purchasing business processes in Maple Grove!

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership capabilities across multiple functions, communicate to multiple levels, and form relationships/ trust quickly
  • Drive development and refinement of the key Purchasing projects/ initiatives – including communicating priorities, tracking project schedules, identifying risks and developing/ executing contingency plans
  • Facilitate alignment/ prioritization of Purchasing initiatives between Maple Grove Purchasing, Planning, Business Process & critical functional partners regarding projects & standard work.
  • Influence cross functional Supply Chain teams to reach best results through system and business knowledge base
  • Help drive improvements of Purchasing core business processes – including monthly Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SI&OP) hand-offs & SAP MRP/ i-Supply processes. 
  • Identify process improvement and system opportunities for site Management, network BPLs & Supply Chain / COE teams.
  • Minor percentage of Purchasing/ PDP project responsibility

What We Are Looking For:
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field
  • Minimum of 2+ years in of project management experience
  • Minimum of 3+ years of overall related work experience
  • Direct experience in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing &/ or Production environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects 
  • Knowledge of concepts & experience across the end-to-end Supply Chain – production, Planning & ERP systems/ tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional influencing and interpersonal skills; managing change; goal setting; project management and problem solving.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • 3+ years of Purchasing/ Sourcing experience
  • Lean Leader/ Six Sigma Certification and/or APICS CPIM Certification
  • Experience with SAP is a plus


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


Requisition ID: 474858


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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