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Facilities Engineer II

Work mode:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s):  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.


About This Role:
The Facilities Engineer II provides engineering support, direction, and project management for all facilities areas, systems, and infrastructure supporting our manufacturing, lab, and office space.  He/she/they collaborate cross-functionally to design, construct, commission, qualify, and maintain all controlled environments and facilities systems utilized by manufacturing and lead cross-discipline facilities infrastructure projects.


Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Responsible for planning facilities equipment layouts for economy of operation and maximum utilization.
  • Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, and preparation.
  • Develops criteria and performance specifications for facilities infrastructure and equipment required to meet operating requirements and building/safety codes.
  • Develops and drives new process changes to improve efficiency and compliance.
  • Coordinates with architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria, preparing layout, and detail drawings.
  • Manages commissioning and qualification of controlled environment areas and bulk systems used in the manufacturing of medical devices.
  • Achieves detailed mechanical understanding of all infrastructure supporting manufacturing and labs.
  • Prepares bid sheets and contracts for construction projects supporting competitive bid process.
  • Effectively collaborates cross-functionally in order to provide project recommendations.
  • Effectively manages construction projects to tight timelines and costs
  • Directs the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules.
  • Gathers and reviews data concerning facility or equipment specifications, company or government restrictions, required completion date, and construction feasibility.
  • Assist in scheduling, coordinating, and planning preventative maintenance.
  • Plans and coordinates shutdown of manufacturing areas for updates, modifications, and critical maintenance.
  • Responsible for ensuring quality compliance of controlled areas and systems in alignment with FDA regulations, global standards, site processes, and industry standards.
  • Creates systematic decision assessments ranging from high-level budgetary reviews to detailed design reviews.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Proven ability to collaborate across many disciplines
  • Experience working in a large business setting across multiple departments
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities change quickly and often


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experiencing managing complex engineering design projects
  • Ability to distill complex topics into simplified and digestible summaries
  • Experience with LEAN manufacturing
  • Proven ability to lead without direct authority
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience qualifying facilities infrastructure used for medical device manufacturing
  • Experience driving and managing process change


Requisition ID: 580888

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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 prohibited substance 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.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Facilities, Medical Device, Medical Device Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Construction, Operations, Healthcare, Engineering

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