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Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.


Director, Manufacturing Engineering


About the Role:


The Director, Manufacturing Engineering at Boston Scientific establishes operational plans, priorities and direction for the supplier development group and ensures timely execution. Develops strategic and tactical vision for department. Provides direction and guidance to managers and exempt personnel who prevent and resolve issues and refine processes covering the entire life cycle of components, starting with the concept phase through research, development, full-scale production and retirement. This includes component and supplier selection, component qualification and delivery and contract negotiation with new and existing suppliers.

Your Responsibilities Include:


  • Recruits, coaches and develops organizational talent.
  • Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Creates an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Provides general direction to managers, exempt specialists and non-exempt support in various areas, groups and/or operations.
  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • Demonstrates effective change leadership.
  • Builds strategic partnerships to further departmental and organizational objectives.  Interacts internally and externally with executive level management, outside regulatory agencies, customers, vendors and/or suppliers.
  • Coordinates across functional areas, business units, and/or geographies to achieve company or area goals.
  • Utilizes technical/professional knowledge and skills to establish, interpret and execute company policies in a major segment of the company.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations, etc.).
  • Makes and executes operational decisions with a strategic perspective.
  • Directs and controls the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups and/or operations.




What We’re Looking For:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required. 
  • Extensive leadership experience required.
  • 10+ years engineering/regulated industry related experience required.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master's in Engineering or MBA degree preferred.



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: 449773


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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