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Engineer II, Pkg

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Locations:  N/A

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.

The role is in the R&D Packaging Engineering department of Interventional Cardiology Therapies (ICTx). This group serves New Product Development teams by developing packaging, products, materials, processes, or equipment for projects of moderate complexity.  Under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified packaging, products, processes, and materials.


 Your Responsibilities include: 

  • Fully participates in and successfully contributes to project teams typically including the following activities: packaging/product design and development, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process capability studies, report preparation, and process/test documentation.
  • Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet timelines.
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments for new product development and existing design improvements.
  • Designs, procures, and fabricates tooling and fixtures.
  • Performs troubleshooting on new packages/products/process problems as related to design, material, or process.
  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results.
  • Generate packaging-related documentation including specifications, test plans and reports, and other PDP documents.
  • Invents/ creates concepts and designs for new products/processes, and submits idea disclosures.
  • May train and/or provide work direction to technicians.
  • Work cooperatively with various BSC departments, divisions, and suppliers, to ensure an improved, practical, and consistent approach to packaging.
  • Demonstrates PDP/TPD system knowledge through delivery of high quality deliverables.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and advances in the medical device packaging industry.
  • As applicable, train and/or supervise technicians and/or interns.


What we are looking for: 
Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in packaging engineering, technology, or related discipline with 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Intermediate knowledge related to paperboard, corrugated, flexible packaging films, Tyvek, thermoformed trays, injection molded parts, and packaging equipment.   Familiarity with ASTM / ISTA package testing requirements 
  • Understanding of quality system controls (e.g. user needs, design inputs/outputs, verification/validation, etc.)


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years+ of R&D medical device industry experience
  • Experience with manufacturing and/or distribution
  • Ability to solve complex problems with root cause analysis, including designing and executing experimental plans and using statistical methodologies to drive data-based decisions
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to build relationships and collaborate with internal and external teams 
  • Organized and results-oriented; ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize competing tasks
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate with individuals on all levels 
  • Ability to work independently to plan, schedule, and execute activities necessary to meet project timelines
  • Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills are required


Requisition ID: 555858


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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