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Date: May 24, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MN-Minnetonka



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.



Supply Chain Planner II

About the Role:

At Boston Scientific the Supply Chain Planner II is responsible for planning and scheduling the demand planning activities required to meet customer needs, marketing requirements, and meet service level objectives.  In addition, he/she will support, monitor, and maintain finished goods inventory levels and system integrity as directed by his/her Manager.  He/She 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/Scheduling: Assist GSCM and Marketing with forecast generation and review; Review replenishment targets and recommend changes noting input elements resulting in change; Work with Supply Chain team to identify all known demand sources (scheduling agreements, distributor shipment, consignment, etc.).
  • New Product Launch Management: Assist Supply Chain PDP 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; Assist GSCM with management of expired, excess and obsolescence reserves.
  • Supply Chain Execution - Support daily/weekly/monthly planning processes: Assist with forecast maintenance (Marketing Handshake); Monitor manufacturing execution (Manufacturing Handshake); Provide inventory analysis; Proactively manage backorders.
  • Support S&OP Process
  • Achieve Core 5 Performance Metrics: Service Level; Backorder; Inventory; Forecast Accuracy; Schedule Adherence.


What We're Looking For:
Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 3+ 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 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.


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
  • Business Acumen



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.

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Requisition ID: 481232


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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