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Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough; 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.

Sr. Supply Chain Planner

About the Role:

At Boston Scientific, the Sr. 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 which he/she holds responsibility. The Sr. 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: 513013


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.


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