Hologic Supply Chain Planner in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Supply Chain Planner

Post Date Jun 04, 2018

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leverages multiple data points to generate and refresh Forecasts by SKU/Location, including statistical models, attachment rates, install base (IB), product trends, quality data, and item revisions/ECO’s

  • Influences the item A/B/C stratification and aligns service level targets for each

  • Supports the optimization of Inventory strategy at FG level, aligned with above parameters, to achieve a 98% blended service level

  • Owns, manages, and updates the Service Parts Global Supply Plan that drives MRP for Procurement (buy) & Plant (make) execution

  • Owns, manages, and updates the Distribution Center plans (DRP) to properly deploy inventory into the global DC and FS Trunk Stock network

  • Supports Production Planning, Production, & Procurement teams in driving supplier on-time delivery & build plan adherence

  • Minimizes excess & obsolete inventory through rigorous stock re-balancing

  • Lead and Manage Inventory, Service Level, and Freight mode optimization projects as needed

  • Ensure that design, implementation, test and maintenance methods/processes are developed and executed in a manner which supports all Hologic Quality Standards.

  • Supports FS Cycle count processes

  • Drives the Planning maturity for Service Parts, including causal forecasting, leveraging connectivity (IoT) and predictive analytics to continually enhance forecast accuracy

Measures of Success

  • Service Level (OTIF)

  • Forecast Accuracy (MAPE & Bias)

  • Inventory Turns

  • E&O Inventory


  • APICS certification desired

  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks with changing levels of priority due to customer and field service demands

  • Oracle ERP Experience, and/or best-in-class Planning tools (Baxter, Kinaxis, etc.) highly desirable

  • Requires considerable interpretation of data, independent judgment, and good analytical ability to handle varied situations

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to build credible relationships with multiple functions

  • Demonstrated skills interacting at various levels of an organization

  • Experience implementing new business processes and supporting organizational change

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills including statistical analysis

  • Knowledge of operations/manufacturing systems, including S&OP/MRP concepts is

  • Proficiency PC/Window – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook


  • Bachelor’s degree required


  • Minimum of five years Planning experience

Specialized Knowledge

  • Knowledge of MPS, MRP, capacity planning, and production control

  • Oracle ERP, Planning, ASCP preferred

  • Baxter Prophet Planning Software preferred

  • SC Planning or ERP Software implementation experience is desirable

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.