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Field Inventory Program Manager - EMEA

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Milan, IT

Additional Locations: Italy-Milan; Czech Republic-Prague; France-Voisins le Bretonneux; Germany-Aachen; Germany-Düsseldorf; Germany-Ratingen; Netherlands-Kerkrade; Poland-Warsaw; Spain-Madrid; United Kingdom-Hemel Hempstead

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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:
Key role reporting into the Field Inventory and Capital Equipment Manager within EMEA Customer Care.  With over $100M of inventory in consignment, this program manager has an opportunity to enable tremendous value within the region by delivering customer focused solutions.  This person will serve as the business process lead and offer local guidance and expertise while being closely tied to the global field inventory strategic initiatives.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Business process lead supporting the regional FIM & CE Manager in setting strategic imperatives and oversight for field inventory and capital equipment in Europe and adjacent markets.
  • Leading regional field inventory strategic planning and budgeting process in close partnership with regional supply chain planning teams with a particular focus on inventory charges programs, working capital initiatives, and overall impacts of new product introductions and retirements.
  • Manages partnership with 3PLs supporting cycle counts and other field inventory initiatives; furthermore, responsible for reporting on governance and performance metrics
  • Regional expert of business processes, procedures and technologies related to field inventory and capital equipment and serves as lead field inventory and capital equipment input into SAP transformation team  
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts and adopts industry best practices to enhance the tools and systems used within corporate offices and the field for requesting and tracking assets. 
  • Contributes field inventory expertise to the monthly Regional SI&OP activities for the Divisions ensuring optimal business support to and strategic alignment with the Regional Divisional leadership;
  • Leads and keeps the oversight concerning all field inventory and capital equipment aspects for the Divisions: inventory strategy, development and execution of improvement programs (VIP), KPI and EE&O performance management
  • Provides standardized project & portfolio management support and ensure proficient project delivery in the region.
  • Developing and communicating key inputs for technology and solutions that improve field inventory and capital equipment transactions and reporting
  • Works with functional leaders to ensure project alignment with BSC & Global Customer Experience Strategic Project Objectives including our Global Supply Chain Delivery Excellence strategies and priorities.
  • Provides guidance and best practices to local field inventory and capital equipment analysts
  • Develops recommendations: Develops and delivers project recommendations to senior management and all stakeholders; Presents changes in business strategy including key markets, processes, and organization; Develops implementation strategy.
  • Manages implementation of projects: Develops implementation plan outlining work plans, timelines, roles, and resources; Identifies and leads implementation team including local country representatives; Works with local country and functional team members to ensure that all supporting infrastructure including program guidelines, processes, training programs, organizational structure and new roles are developed and communicated.

What We’re Looking For: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5-10  years' experience within a supply chain/demand planning/customer care environment;
  • Masters degree in Business or Supply Chain or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project management preferred
  • Knowledge of Global Supply Chain (Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, Service) processes
  • Experienced in process improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma)
  • Strong financial acumen (understanding of activity-based costing and cost to serve modeling)
  • Medical device experience preferred 
  • Strong organization and execution skills will be required, as well as a demonstrated ability to confidently handle the top responsibility for project completion
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills including developing relationships at all levels in an organization
  • Successful leadership, project management and cross functional management to drive change


Requisition ID: 571006


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!

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