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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer -Acquisition Lead Job

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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

 

 

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:
Serve as the Supplier Quality Engineering Acquisition Lead for Preventice Solutions.   Review the supply base, identify potential issues and work to resolve current quality system or supplier gaps.  Develop quality strategies and provide guidance to maintain material controls compliance. Lead integration tasks of acquired entities and products into the Boston Scientific Quality System as needed. Drive continuous improvement to the acquisition process.
 

Your responsibilities include:

Supplier Quality Acquisition Lead :

  • Delivers and manages completion of functional deliverables, including updates to procedures and knowledge sharing documents.
  • Provides guidance regarding quality integration strategies and approaches to new acquisitions relating to product distribution and quality systems (i.e. CAPA, Post Market, distribution controls)
  • Assists in identifying and developing tools that facilitate BEST4 processes
  • Maintains and enhances cross-functional team relationships within the divisions, plants, distribution centers, across the entire BSC network.      
  • Works cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues.
  • Monitors, evaluates, and provides summary reports on project progress and results.
  • Provide project direction, coaching, and mentoring for engineering and technical team personnel.
  • Lead the implementation of assurances, process controls, and CAPA systems designed to meet or exceed internal and external requirements.
  • Act as leader or team member in supporting quality disciplines, decisions, and practices.
  • Apply sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues.
  • Collaborates with corporate and regional supplier quality organizations on policy, procedure, and guideline development. Includes generation, review, and implementation of these documents.
  • Identifies and advises management on potential improvements to quality systems and processes in the company.
  • Champions 100% compliance to company policies and SOP’s.

Sustaining Engineering:

  • Evaluates and communicates quality issues to suppliers and applies sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, and resolving quality issues. Reviews and approves supplier corrective action plans and verification of effectiveness documentation.
  • Proactively assesses supplier capabilities through direct on-site visits and technical discussions. Coordinates the evaluation of proposed changes at suppliers.
  • Plans and leads audits of suppliers to assess compliance with regulatory and Boston Scientific requirements, including audit scheduling investigation, and evaluation of audit observation and findings, reporting, follow-up, and confirmation of follow-up actions.

What we’re looking for in you:
Minimal Qualifications:

  • BS degree in engineering or related technical field with minimum of 3-5 years of relevant medical device experience. 
  • Project management: ability to influence cross functional global teams spanning quality, operations, R&D, and sourcing.
  • Experience in process validation, design controls, risk management, and CAPA.
  • Ability to work independently; organized and self-driven.
  • Strong communicator; adept at packaging and appropriately scaling information to the intended audience.
  • Ability to rapidly learn and use new software applications (e.g., PLM, ERP).
  • Domestic and international travel up to 20%. Note: COVID-19 precautions currently restrict travel. At Boston Scientific, our priority is to protect and aid the health and safety of our employees, our physician customers, and their patients.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of medical device engineering experience preferred.
  • Leadership experience on a direct materials or service category team.
  • Lead auditor of quality systems experience (ISO 13485 or similar).
  • ASQ certification (CQE, CBA, SSGB, SSBB).

 

Requisition ID: 480437

 

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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