Manager Supporting Operations – Boston Scientific – Kerkrade

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:
We are looking for a Manager Supporting Operations within our European Distribution Center in Kerkrade.


In this role you are responsible for the Supporting Departments within the Operations team, Procurement and Data Analytics Management. Operations Supporting departments are Inventory control, Line facilitating, Marketing Service and Returns Handlings. The team consists of 45 employees. As Manager Supporting Operations you are part of the team that makes the connection between our strategy, employees and customers. On a daily base you support more than 55.000 products, which are sent to customers direct in Europe as well as to other distribution centers and distributors in the rest of the world.  You will be the point of contact for several stakeholders within our organization.


The role is a good blend of analytics, execution and people management responsibilities. It requires a seasoned manager with broad experience within Supply Chain and as people leader. As a leader in medical science Boston Scientific is committed to solving the challenges that matter most, united by a deep caring for human life. If you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, courage and spirit to make a meaningful difference, there’s no better place to build your career! 


Amongst your responsibilities will be:

  • Drive operations to meet budgets and metrics while compliant with all regulations and procedures.
  • Manage, lead, coach and develop your teams to establish a team of motivated employees.
  • Meet quality objectives by ensuring compliance to quality systems and partner with quality function as necessary.
  • Drive improvement through the Operation Data Management System. Create new reports and analytics in conjunction with the Global Logistics Data Analytics team.
  • Develop and maintain effective Customer relationship.
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement, teamwork and commitment to doing things right.
  • Adjust team strategies to suit evolving customer requirements and opportunities for improvement.
  • Member of the management core team.
  • Responsible for implementation and execution of Boston Scientific operational excellence system in the warehouse and supporting departments in scope.
  • Create, monitor and execute strategic plans for responsible departments contributing the Global Logistics Strategy
  • Ensure safe work environment in accordance with company EH&S guidelines.
  • Engages actively with other stakeholders upstream and downstream in the supply chain (demand planning, engineering, quality, freight, customer care) to have one end to end streamlined process.
  • Customer centric mindset.

What are we looking for:

  • Strong background in Operations Management, preferred in Distribution Environment
  • Multiple years’ experience in managerial role
  • Experience in an International Supply Chain environment.
  • Experience with Data Analytics is preferred
  • Fluent in English 
  • Proven people leader whom coaches and develops their team
  • Project management skills
  • Experience with warehouse management systems



Requisition ID: 580347


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!

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