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Manager II, Commercial Freight

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MA-Marlborough

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - 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.                

About the role:

Boston Scientific is currently seeking a dynamic and strategic professional to join us as Manager II, Commercial Freight, with the aim of driving business transformation. As the ideal candidate, you will possess a proven track record of collaborating across the matrix, inspiring change, and driving innovation.

In this role, you will provide oversight and program management for the commercial freight program. This addition to our team is part of an enterprise-wide initiative to standardize and modernize our core business processes across our divisions and functions. The objective is to implement operational excellence and assist in the strategic deployment of transformational technology.

As Manager II, Commercial Freight, you will collaborate and influence globally, working in partnership with leaders across Sales, Corporate Accounts, Contracting, Logistics, Information Technology, Customer Care, and other key functions. Your focus will be on achieving value improvement and commercial alignment of our Commercial Freight offerings, which includes shipping terms, payors, and obligations.  


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best-in-class commercial freight strategies, policies, and processes.
  • Plan, manage, and evaluate freight strategies by coordinating with stakeholders, suppliers, transportation companies, and customers.
  • Collaborate across many global functions to explore process improvement opportunities, prioritize actions, and implement programmatic offerings that meet customers’ expectations and create scalable ways-of-working.
  • Collaborate across all US Sales Teams to communicate key progress update, policy changes, customer impacts, and project status/risks.
  • Interpret trends and review/analyze data. Provide meaningful data to internal stakeholders to enhance customer service and implement cost improvements.
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement through internal/external customer feedback, prioritization, and communication.
  • Partner with Information Technology to explore and prioritize solutions that evolve and enhance our offerings with customers, focused on deliver speed, deliver terms, and measurement.
  • Partner across global teams to explore how to scale solutions across all regions, creating an enterprise strategic roadmap.
  • Schedule and execute planning workshops to discover business challenges, potential opportunities, and prioritized action plans.
  • Communicate with Senior Leadership on program milestones, key risks/challenges, critical decisions, and next steps.
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing cross-functional team through strong influence management.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations, Contracting Operations, or other relevant field
  • 6 years of program management experience
  • Experience with ERP systems (SAP S/4HANA preferred) 
  • Ability to travel up to 20% (domestic and international)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations or other relevant field
  • Experience working across commercial functions
  • Proven track record of navigating the BSC matrix
  • Ability to translate data into clear actionable items
  • Proven capability to build and manage a high functioning team
  • Experience leading continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Experience working in an agile environment

Requisition ID: 578262

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 prohibited substance 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.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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