Sourcing Manager I Job

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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.


Sourcing Manager I

This position is located in Arden Hills, MN


About The Role:

The Sourcing Manager I is responsible for establishing strategic direction and ongoing management of critical activities in support of key sourcing initiatives. Tasked with leveraging relationships between BSC sites, divisions, and strategic supplier base to improve organizational efficiency and optimize business and financial opportunities. Manages the Finished Medical Devices commodity strategically across all of Boston Scientific, with an emphasis on Rhythm Management divisional single use products.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and implement global commodity strategies for Finished Medical Devices that improve on a balanced tradeoff of sourcing quality, cost, risk and growth.
  • Delivering business and project management leadership for Rhythm Management Single Use Devices Finished Medical Devices.
  • Partner with leaders from Supplier Engineering, Supplier Quality, Supply Chain Management, Global Sourcing, and Suppliers to develop continuous improvement strategies for product cost, quality, and delivery.
  • Support BSC corporate quality objectives through supplier identification, evaluation and ongoing management.
  • Provide strategic influence while building relationships with outside suppliers and respective internal key decision makers to increase organizational integration and efficiency.
  • Evaluate market trends and risks. Identify new technologies with suppliers.
  • Guide Plant Procurement, R&D, and Quality through a holistic & systematic category approach to supplier selection and management.
  • Establish early new supplier involvement to achieve development performance goals, support project timelines, and manage product cost.
  • Maintain a basic level of knowledge of Finished Medical Device Manufacturing and Assembly Technology to allow for effective discussion and negotiating with technical personnel within the BSC and Supplier network.
  • Ensure sourcing processes conform to and are conducted within applicable state and federal laws and regulations as well as all Boston Scientific business and ethical guidelines.
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports BSC’s Quality Policy, Quality System and the appropriate regulations for the area they support.
  • Manage the Global Sourcing team for Sourced Finished Medical Devices for the Rhythm Management single use supplied products.

What we’re looking for:

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Management, Engineering or other related disciplines. 
  • Minimum of 7 years professional experience in strategic sourcing and supplier management.
  • This position requires domestic and international travel. Travel frequency 30% on average. Must be able to travel independently or with a small group.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with sourcing of Finished Medical Devices a plus. 
  • Supervisor experience a plus. 
  • Operations/plant experience a plus. 
  • A MBA or MS of Engineering a plus.


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: 419935


Boston Scientific
Full time
Arden Hills, Minnesota 55112, US