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Supervisor, Mfg Planning Job

Remote Eligible: 
Onsite Locations(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US

Additional Locations: 

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.

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Hiring Manager: Maria M Totev
Recruiter: Spencer Gregory Hale


About the Role:

This role is responsible for supervising the Maple Grove Component Planning team. The team consists of supply chain professionals who interface daily with production in Maple Grove and various customers, both internal and external, to the Maple Grove site. Related responsibilities include planning and scheduling production activities to meet customer service level objectives while assuring a continuous production flow.  This role provides leadership for key processes such as SIOP, SIOE, and CI/LBP projects.  A successful candidate should have strong technical and process capabilities along with the ability to influence cross functionally and cross regionally. This individual will possess the ability to lead projects, give work direction and execute manufacturing/materials strategy and tactics.


 Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the daily, weekly and monthly planning processes.
  • Supervise production planners, setting and monitoring their goals to align with site strategy.
  • Proactively manage supply shortages, communicating potential issues to manufacturing, sister sites and senior management.
  • Facilitate the investigation of component outages and lead groups to consensus on root causes and corrective actions to avoid similar outages in the future.
  • Determine and manage manufacturing priorities directly and through the manufacturing planners.
  • Track schedule versus actual production, investigating over/under production and making decisions on future build plan while ensuring alignment with FG manufacturing site.
  • Facilitate manufacturing planning handshake during the monthly SIOP process
  • Manage master data elements, including safety stock, yields, lead-time, etc.
  • Provide guidance to planners as they create and work through CI projects.
  • Manage net requirements, past due production orders, past due planned orders and order reservations to pass on the most complete and accurate MRP signal to purchasing.
  • Drive implementation of Rapid Response in the component planning function.
  • Create a forum for cross site weekly execution meetings (SIOE), facilitating meeting when necessary, and ensure accurate data is represented at each meeting.
  • Owns WIP and subcomponent inventory, and projections for inventory planning.
  • Demonstrate ability to train new planners on the Planning/Materials Processes.
  • Identify and implement significant continuous improvements.
  • Utilize tools learned through LBP training to drive continuous improvement of planning processes as well as planning support of all Operations metrics.
  • Measures key metrics, i.e. inventory, customer service levels, component outages, past due production orders, plan vs. actual, etc.


What We’re Looking For:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5+ years of related work experience
  • Strong knowledge of SAP and MRP system functionality
  • Experience with Rapid Response or other advanced planning systems
  • Previous leadership and people management experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Rapid Response experience
  • Global Supply Chain Planning experience
  • Purchasing experience
  • APICS certification (CPIM/CSCP)


Requisition ID: 510992

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Manager, ERP, Supply, SAP, Supply Chain, Management, Technology, Operations

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