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Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)



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 Manager I



About the Role:


The Global Supply Chain Manager I is responsible for planning and scheduling the demand planning activities required to meet customer needs, marketing requirements, and service level objectives.  In addition, he/she will support, monitor, and maintain finished goods inventory levels and system integrity.  The leader will possess the skills and aptitude required to lead a team and provide cross functional supply chain support to key stakeholders (Marketing, Country Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Distribution).  He/She will demonstrate a high level of decision making skills and will have the ability to work autonomously.


Your Responsibilities Include:


Demand Planning

  • Lead SI&OP process for the business and drive the decision-making process.
  • Manage and provide work direction to Global Supply Chain Demand Planners and Analysts.
  • Review statistically generated forecasts with Marketing and Finance and drive for consensus forecast creation.
  • Review Safety stock targets and approve changes, noting input elements resulting in change.
  • Work with Global Marketing, Country Demand Planning, and Country Operations groups to identify all known demand sources (customer orders, scheduling agreements, distributor shipment, consignment, etc.)

New Product Launch Management

  • Core Team Member for Supply Chain on New Product Development Team.
  • Develop launch plans, including forecasts, inventory targets, cannibalization plans, and introduction schedules with support of stakeholders.
  • Execute launch workbooks and prepare distribution chain for product launch.


Inventory Management

  • Lead the development of inventory plans
  • Establish inventory targets using MEIO
  • Diagnose excesses to inventory objectives and develop plan to remediate.  Calculate and report on EE&O.
  • Allocate inventory worldwide


Supply Chain Execution

  • Support daily/weekly/monthly planning processes utilizing Rapid Response (Advanced Planning System)
  • Manage global demand signal for manufacturing (net requirements)
  • Monitor manufacturing execution (On Time Delivery Manufacturing)
  • Diagnose service level failures and understand corrective actions being taken to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Achieve Core 5 Performance Metrics: Service Level; Backorder; Inventory; Forecast Accuracy; OTD.


What We’re Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree in Materials Management/Engineering or related field/equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in supply chain planning, materials management, manufacturing planning or inventory control function.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to successfully interact and influence at all levels of the organization both domestically and internationally.
  • Previous people management experience
  • Self-motivated independent worker and self-starter
  • Consistently performs to a high level of accuracy in all tasks, high level of attention to detail
  • Highly adaptable, flexible and willing to accept new ideas, processes, and procedures
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and able to make efficient decisions.
  • Working knowledge of DRP, MRP, and MPS.
  • Extremely strong PC skills utilizing such software programs as Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • APICS certification – CPIM or CSCP
  • Experience utilizing SAP or other ERP systems
  • Experience utilizing Rapid Response or other Advance Planning Systems.
  • JIT experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Continuous improvement experience including Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing



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: 442923


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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