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Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, United States, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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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

Industrial Engineers take on an integral role at Boston Scientific by driving and implementing continuous improvement throughout the business. The department works cross-functionally across the plant to eliminate waste and improve product, material and information flow through production, new process development and business processes. 


Someone in this role would require limited mentorship throughout project work to ensure consistent understanding and application of Lean on our manufacturing lines and in business processes. An ideal candidate would have some experience (2+ years) with the items listed below:

  • Facilitate production and business process kaizen events to improve quality, cost, delivery, and safety
  • 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.
  • Lead cross functional projects requiring problem solving or process improvement roadmaps and tools
  • Coordinate and lead facility layout and workstation design projects to reduce work content, improve line or business unit flow and optimize space requirements for equipment and people
  • Apply knowledge of product design, production and business processes to proactively identify improvement opportunities across the business unit
  • Coach lean culture and operational excellence principles across site, including 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.
  • Responsible for effectively managing multiple priorities
  • Responsible for establishes and/or updating labor standards for product costing annually
  • 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.
  • Continually build and apply technical knowledge discovered through benchmarking and continuing education opportunities



  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or Engineering degree required
  • 2-5 years of experience in a related role
  • Demonstrated success with Lean tools, methodologies, and continuous improvement required
  • 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



Requisition ID: 508284


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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