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Date: Oct 1, 2021

Location: Quincy, MA, United States, 62301

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.

About the Role

The Director of Distribution is responsible for US Distribution operations and multiple outsourced 3PL DC’s located in North America.  Provide overall lead support for the entire Quincy site (overall facilities, EH&S, ERG support, employee events, etc) inclusive of IT, Customer Care and other functions beyond Distribution Ops. You will be driving the organization through embedding a continues improvement culture to reach the lowest possible cost per unit, exceeding customer expectations, exploring sales growth opportunities and continuing high levels of employee engagement and motivation. 



  • Provide Quincy leadership and vision to the overall Distribution Center operations including Quality, Service, Total Cost and Network Resiliency.
  • This position will serve as a Management Rep with Executive Responsibility for Quincy facility for all audits (internal and regulated agencies)
  • Lead Distribution technology implementations in support of distribution
  • Direct responsibility of distribution quality, fill rates, total cost, process improvement programs, operational budgets, and DC cycle time.  All to ensure operations consistently meets or exceeds key operational metrics and targets.
  • Partner with site Management leadership Team (Human Resources, Finance, Quality, Customer Care, Engineering etc) to identify areas of improvement, establish facility expectations and overall success of the site.
  • Foster an inclusive culture and an environment that encourages constructive feedback and coaching, understanding of individual career goals and aspirations and proactive development support for all employees.  Includes goal setting and professional development.
  • Work with BSC’s end to end supply chain leaders to drive excellence in overall delivery to our patients globally.
  • Be an active partner of the global Distribution network. Contribute to the global development of the Distribution strategies to leverage our global infrastructure and economies of scale to continue to optimize our value across Boston Scientific’s end-to-end supply chain.
  • Develop and manage 3PL contracts to meet and exceed service level agreements and overall costs.
  • Manage budget planning, forecasting, and tracking.  Direct and control the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations including Capital, 3PL and all related Staffing.
  • Develop a layered approach to resiliency in collaboration with the end-to-end supply chain strategy.
  • Define strategies to allow future flexibility in managing growth, activity expansion and increased complexity. 
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies, procedures and SOPs(e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements) and ensure training plans are defined and completed.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required; Advanced or master’s degree preferred, preferably with a Supply Chain specialization
  • Senior executive presence, comfortable presenting and collaborating with Senior Leaders as a Business Advisor
  • Relevant functional and leadership experience within the areas of Supply Chain and/or Distribution.  Experience with process improvement and lean techniques.
  • Ability to successfully manage and execute multiple, large scale projects using established project management tools and processes.
  • Experience of managerial experience in leading large and diverse teams across multiple locations.
  • Demonstrated capability in collaborating and partnering within a complex and matrix global distribution and manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated high degree of integrity, professionalism, and ability to establish credibility
  • High sense of urgency and commitment to execution
  • 25% travel required


Requisition ID: 505455


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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