Principal Planner Job

Job title: Principal Planner Job

Company: Boston Scientific

Job description: 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

Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for coordinating and controlling the Country Demand Planning and New Product Launch (NPL) Regional forecasting activities required to meet customer needs, business requirements, and service level objectives.

Your responsibilities include:

  • SI&OP – Prepare and lead monthly MENA Offer and Demand Plan meetings enabling 24 months rolling forecast in cooperation with Country Marketing, Sales & Finance
  • SI&OP – Support Regional Integration & Reconciliation and Executive Reviews
  • Coordinate new product launches and transitions ensuring balancing customer and financials expectations
  • Manage KPI performance: Forecast accuracy and bias, backorder, service Level: Perform root cause analysis and initiate corrective actions
  • Weekly/monthly KPI reporting and ad hoc performance & Product Availability communication to the Business
  • Tender management: identify sales events and inform/discuss with stakeholders (Regional/Divisional Marketing, Global and Regional Supply Chain Planners, Kerkrade Customer Service)
  • Maintain ERP & Advanced Planning System: Forecasting techniques, Statistical models, Master Data
  • Distributor management/optimization: optimize inventory at distributors by defining and implementing correct inventory targets, get visibility on distributor inventory levels (reporting), analyze, and improve the replenishment process to smooth/shape demand.
  • Interact with Divisional/Regional Business Unit Managers & Marketing, Finance, Global/ Regional Supply Chain, Kerkrade Customer Service functions

What we are looking for in you:
Minimum qualifications:

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Materials Management, or related field/equivalent work experience
  • 7 + years’ experience mainly in demand planning – supply or manufacturing planning functions a plus.
  • Very strong skills utilizing software programs as Excel, Teams, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization
  • A solid background working within – and preferably leading – S&OP activity.
  • Self-motivated independent worker
  • Performs to a high level of accuracy in all tasks
  • Highly adaptable, flexible, and willing to accept new ideas, processes, and procedures
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to apply project and personal leadership to successfully achieve project, team, and individual goals.

Requisition ID: 516065

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.

Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status. Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements. As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Fri, 24 Dec 2021 23:32:25 GMT

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