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Senior Global Supply Chain Planner

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.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): Costa Rica-Coyol; US-IN-Spencer; US-MN-Minnetonka

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.

Senior Global Supply Chain Planner

About the Role:

At Boston Scientific, the Senior Global Supply Chain Planner is responsible for planning, scheduling, and executing the demand planning activities required to meet customer needs, marketing requirements, and service level objectives in the Urology & Pelvic Health division.  In addition, he/she will support, monitor, and maintain finished goods inventory levels and system integrity for the product families for which he/she holds responsibility. The Senior Global Supply Chain Planner will possess the skills and aptitude required to plan a product line and provide cross functional Supply Chain support as necessary.


Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Demand Planning: Review statistically generated forecasts with Global Supply Chain Planning Manager, Marketing, and Finance; Review safety stock targets and recommend changes noting input elements resulting in change; Work with Supply Chain and Commercial teams to identify all known demand sources (customer orders, scheduling agreements, distributor shipment, consignment, etc.).
  • New Product Launch Management: New Product Development Core Team Member; Provide data and analysis to assist with the development of forecasts, cannibalization plans, introduction schedules.
  • Inventory Management: Contribute to the development of inventory plans; Monitor inventory performance to plan and targets; Plan and manage expired, excess and obsolescence reserves.
  • Supply Chain Execution: Support daily/weekly/monthly planning processes: Provide inventory analysis; Proactively manage backorders; manage mix/execution with manufacturing and/or suppliers.
  • Support SI&OP Process: Participate in demand management, net requirement handoff, supply review with manufacturing including debriefing monthly SI&OP cycle with Franchise Leadership
  • Achieve & Diagnose Performance Metrics: Service Level; Backorder; Inventory; Forecast Accuracy/Bias


What We're Looking For:

Qualifications Required:


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 6+ years’ experience in materials management, manufacturing planning or inventory control function
  • Working experience with DRP, MPS, MRP, SAP or ERP System
  • Strong PC skills utilizing such software programs as Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Consistently performs to a high level of accuracy and with a high attention to detail in all tasks
  • Adaptable, flexible, and willing to accept new ideas, processes, and procedures
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and able to make efficient decisions
  • Ability to work independently and with business stakeholders to achieve business objectives


Qualifications Preferred:


  • Strong analytical skills: able to efficiently use data to make good decisions
  • Strong communication skills: able to present information to varying levels of an organization
  • Strong collaboration skills: able to build relationships and trust with cross-functional business partners
  • Working experience with Kinaxis/Rapid Response & SAP
  • Business Acumen



Requisition ID: 539859


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 drug-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.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Supply Planner, Demand Planner, Urology, Operations, Healthcare

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