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Buyer/Planner Job

Remote Eligible: 
Onsite Locations(s): 

Pulau, Penang, MY

Additional Locations: 

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.

Location: Penang, Malaysia 
Additional Locations:
Hiring Manager: [[hiringManagerName]]
Recruiter: Jason Tan

 

Purpose Statement

Responsible for procuring raw materials, components, tooling, supplies and services to ensure a 100% customer service level, while achieving the targeted Quality & Cost objectives. Assist in the implementation of sourcing & commodity strategies for all goods and/or services to achieve improvements in all areas of Quality, Cost and Service.  He/She will demonstrate a moderate level of decision making skills.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Requirement & Order Administration: Establishes and/or reviews requirements, generates, adjusts and expedites purchase orders based on MRP results (or results based on other planning systems) and/or on requisition basis along with pertinent information being used to run the business that may influence order execution decisions. Coordinates with the Budget Owners to maintain optimal service levels and determine the proper priorities for support; Administers Purchase Orders based on authorized spending amount and applicable SOP’s. Keeping informed of any problems/delays caused by Suppliers or general market conditions and communicates any impacts/constraints to the end user, production, Business Unit or other discipline impacted by the change. Maintains an excellent working relationship with any entity within (or outside) of BSC who will be impacted by the work conducted by this role which includes issue resolution, reconciliation of errors and correct the root cause of supply chain problems. Interfaces with core functions such as quality, engineering, production, finance and product development Identify areas of risk and implement mitigating action. Support SI&OP exercise and put up the committed build plan, production scheduling and driving the required output  to achieve the business objective timely.
  • Supplier Management: Responsible for managing the day-to-day supplier relationship. Monitors and communicates quality and delivery performance within BSC and to the supplier; Responsible to resolve supplier related issues and assures a positive and professional business relationship, always establishing and maintaining open lines of communication. Collaborate with Strategic Sourcing, Corporate Groups and other BSC Sites in developing and implementing sourcing strategies and to support global supplier evaluation and selection as well as VIP creation.
  • Quality: Adheres to all applicable (Site, Corporate or Regulatory) requirements; Reviews and approves all change requests; Maintains accurate Master Data, AVL, Info record, Source List, e-Req etc. as required. Constantly strives to improve the Quality of goods and services supplied.
  • Inventory Management: Formulates purchasing decisions to achieve 100% internal customer service, targeted DIOH, inventory holding level and overall lowest TCO (total cost of ownership); Minimize the impact of expired, excess and obsolete materials and dispositions the material appropriately. Identify opportunities to implement best inventory management practices, such as automated Kanban and Consignment Programs. 
  • Lean, Cost & Other: Perform other tasks as needed in support of achieving the highest level of quality, customer satisfaction and TCO. Assist in the development and implementation of Lean Strategies for improving of all aspects of the operation to improve Quality, deliver reduced cost and minimize waste. Identify cost saving opportunities from existing vendor base. Assist in the in the preparation and execution of the annual materials budget.

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.

Requisition ID: 515921


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