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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove



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.


Principal Demand Sensing Analyst



About the Role:


The primary focus of the job is to build and implement a demand sensing process to improve the accuracy of our short, mid and long-range forecasts. This includes building a library of demand related information, integrating demand sensing into core planning processes and assisting in projects tasked with developing AI/ML algorithms to improve forecast accuracy. 


Your Responsibilities Include:

•    Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to build a library of demand information aimed at enhancing the accuracy of our product forecasts.
•    Capture and analyze business requirements and translate these into standardized business processes, including definitions, templates, data sources, technology roadmap, and roles and

•    Drive and support functions, regions and business units to enhance maturity of the demand sensing process. This role will support the compliance and continuous improvement requirements to

      ensure the continued adoption and success of the process.
•    Assist in development of key output and KPI requirements that support the demand sensing process.
•    Integrate demand sensing process into applicable SI&OP and Execution Management process steps.
•    Build training content and processes to deliver new user and refresher trainings.
•    Support MIT/IBM collaboration project to develop AI/ML forecasting algorithms that incorporate demand sensing information 
•    Collaborate with the Rapid Response COE team to build reports and tools to support the demand sensing process.
•    Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports BSC’s Quality Policy, Quality System and appropriate regulations for the areas supported.



What We're Looking For: 


Required Qualifications:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or related field.
•    Three to five years of Demand/Supply Chain planning, Business process experience
•    Strong facilitation / communication skills with the ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization 
•    Broad knowledge and relationships across different parts of the organization: commercial, sales, marketing, product development, finance and manufacturing.
•    Highly adaptable, flexible and willing to accept new ideas, processes, and procedures 
•    Strong project management and leadership skills 
•    Self-motivated independent worker 
•    Strong analytical problem-solving skills 
•    Detail oriented and organized. Performs to a high level of accuracy in all tasks
•    The job requires 10% travel to visit BSC manufacturing sites.


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.


Requisition ID: 472570


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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