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100413_MYS - Analyst, Sr Demand Planning Job

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Date: Apr 4, 2021

Location: Penang, 14, MY

Company: Boston Scientific

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.



  • Coordinates and controls Country Demand Planning and New Product Launch (NPL) Regional forecasting activities required to meet customer needs, business requirements, and service level objectives. In addition, supports, monitors and maintains finished goods inventory levels and system integrity.




  • Responsible for the Inventory Management and NPL execution of a set of countries.
  • Facilitates the NPL Forecasting for a set of countries.
  • Interacts with Country Operations on: DC Replenishment target settings and OTO process management; Inventory analysis (Potential Stock Out, Inventory Projection, Inventory to Target); Consignment Inventory Management (Target Setting & Analysis); Line Fill Rate root cause analysis and corrective action; Backorder (Open Order) availability information; Tender/Bulk Order lead-time; EE&O & Short Shelf Life process assistance; New Product Launch execution and inventory setting; Material Master Maintenance.
  • Engages Regional Marketing on: Country New Product Launches (NPL) forecasting and prioritization; ABC product classification.
  • Generates monthly metrics and reports to support monitoring and drive achievement of targets, including Inventory, EE&O and Forecast Accuracy/Bias.
  • Interacts with RA/QA on: NPL Regulatory approvals; Hold/Recall inventory implications.
  • Interacts with Global Divisional Demand Planning on: Fair Share Inventory allocation; BO (Open Order) availability information; NPL forecasting and execution; Execution of Phase-out plans; Bulk order communication.
  • Leveraging knowledge of countries, represents the Region in Global project teams and drives the implementation of initiatives within the Region.
  • Drives and/or supports Regional and Country Value Improvement Projects (VIP) and other improvement initiatives.


Management Requirements


  • Not applicable.


Job Scope and Leveling Guidelines


  • Knowledge: A seasoned, experienced professional with a complete understanding and wide application of principle, theories, and concepts in the field. Applies a full understanding of area of specialization to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways. General knowledge of other related disciplines, business unit function and cross group dependencies/relationships. This job is the fully-qualified career-oriented position.
  • Problem Solving: Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems of diverse scope and complexity where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises authority and judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Has a broad knowledge of a variety of alternatives and their impact on the business unit.
  • Planning and Organization: Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval. Initiates or maintains work schedule and priorities. Plans and organizes project assignments and maintains project schedules.
  • Discretion/Latitude; Supervision Received; Decision Making: Works under general direction regarding the direction and progress of projects and special assignments. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Interprets, executes and recommends modifications to company policies. Assists in establishing departmental policies and procedures. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
  • Business Relationships and Project Management: Establishes and cultivates a wide range of business relationships to facilitate completion of assignments. May interact with vendors. Participates in determining goals and objectives for projects. May lead projects within the function or department and/or represents a specialized field in larger project teams. Influences middle management on ...


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.

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