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Date: Sep 4, 2021

Location: Spencer, IN, US, 47460

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-IN-Spencer; US-IN-Evansville; US-IN-Fort Wayne; US-IN-Gary/Merrillville; US-IN-Indianapolis; US-IN-Lafayette; US-IN-South Bend; US-IN-Terre Haute



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.


About the Role:

The Production Planner II is responsible for planning the manufacture of finished goods and sub-assemblies for global customers across the Boston Scientific plant network. Planners will own the planning processes, tools, and systems to lead weekly and monthly execution for their production value streams. This position will work with partners in production, purchasing, and engineering and with customer sites across the globe. Join the Spencer, IN site in making life-saving medical devices every day.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Develops, maintains and controls the master production schedule.
  • Maintains and controls the MRP signal to ensure component availability.
  • Participates in Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning process.
  • Communicates and follows up on issues related with component and assembly availability.
  • Fosters partnerships with sister sites in Ireland, Puerto Rico, and Costa Rica.
  • Participates in strategic projects to improve safety, quality, service, and cost through applications of continuous improvement methodologies
  • Assists production supervisors with the implementation of the production schedule.
  • Prepares reports, presentations and graphs with monthly operating summaries for planning and execution of meetings.
  • Analyzes and interprets marketing forecast reports.
  • Develops "what if" analysis based on regulatory uncertainty.
  • Communicates production planning issues to relevant areas as Marketing, Production Control, Customer Service, etc.


What We're Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, or related field
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems
  • 2+ years of experience in supply chain, materials management, or related field
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of leadership
  • Strong PC skills utilizing such software programs as Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP and/or Rapid Response experience
  • APICS Certification and/or training courses in demand and supply chain planning
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment and medical device industry


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 – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 483285


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana

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