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Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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:
Contributes to Boston Scientific’s strategic objectives through the application of lean. Supports the advancement of lean by identifying and implementing innovative and sustainable solutions that eliminate waste and optimize value for our customers.

Your Responsibilities Will Include: 

  • Someone in this role would require limited mentorship throughout project work to ensure consistent understanding and application of Lean on our manufacturing lines, in business processes, and in the product development cycle. An ideal candidate would have some experience (2+ years) with the items listed below;
  • Responsible for understanding and improving our product life cycle process (PLCP), ensuring customer deadlines and process requirements are met.
  • Responsible for understanding and implementing New Product Excellence (NPE) and Design for Manufacturability (DFM) concepts.
  • Responsible for supporting the development and implementation of projects intended to help us prepare for and achieve product commercialization by  incorporating the following concepts; Safety, Ergonomics, Labor Efficiency, WIP, Cycle Time, and Floor Space.
  • Responsible for understanding, leveraging, sustaining, and improving the following Lean principles, tools and systems; Work Content Graph (line balancing), Standard Work, Standard WIP, Visual Staffing Plan, Variation Tracking, Equipment Capacity, 5S, 8 Wastes, Continuous Improvement System and Kaizen.
  • Responsible for collecting and analyzing data to guide decision making.
  • Responsible for identifying and capturing the value of projects in our Value Improvement Process (VIP).
  • Responsible for mentoring and coaching others regarding concepts relevant to Industrial Engineering and Lean. Effectively facilitates Lean training.
  • Responsible for leading large-scale projects potentially impacting multiple processes, products and sites (product transfers, acquisitions or integrations). 
  • Responsible for effectively managing multiple priorities. 
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to the following Principles; Go See, Create Pull & Flow, Build in Quality, Focus on Process, Align to Strategy, Place Customers First, Engage People, and Engage Value Improvement.

What We’re Looking For In You: 
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or an Engineering field
  • 2+ years of experience as a full-time Engineer
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of Lean
  • Proficient user AutoCAD and Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • Ability to solve large scale complex problems through robust data analysis
  • Ability to lead a large cross functional team toward a shared vision
  • Ability to mentor and coach others

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years-experience with the BSC PLCP (Product Life Cycle Process)
  • 2+ years-experience applying Lean principles, tools and systems during new product development
  • 2+ years-experience applying concepts around New Product Excellence (NPE) and Design for Manufacturability (DFM)


Requisition ID: 494936


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.


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