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R&D Packaging Engineer II Job

Remote Eligible: 
Onsite Locations(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Locations: 

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.


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:

The Packaging Engineer II is responsible for the development and analysis of 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, or 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.
  • Ensures proposed packaging design changes are systematically and thoroughly analyzed through proper justification and/or data collection for verification of performance requirements.
  • Work independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet project timelines.
  • Work cross-functionally with project management, quality, R&D, manufacturing, regulatory, operations, and marketing to ensure project sucess.
  • Work with external suppliers to design, qualify and procure packaging components.
  • Complete packaging testing and/or investigory bench study experiments for commercial design improvements.
  • May train and/or provide work direction to technicians.
  • Generate packaging-related documentation including test protocols and reports.
  • Perform root cause analysis as related to design, material, or process failures.
  • Summarize, analyze, and draw conclusions from test results.
  • Design, procure, and fabricate tooling and fixtures.
  • As applicable, train technicians or operators on new processes or test procedures.
  • Identify areas for continuous improvement.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and advances in the greater packaging industries.


What we’re looking for in you:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering
  • Three to five years of Packaging Engineering, medical device related preferred
  • 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
  • Packaging process and equipment qualification experience
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated problem solving capability
  • Quality-driven with great work ethic, highly motivated, tenacious and meticulous in execution
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to manage simultaneous projects and timelines effectively
  • Understanding of quality system controls (e.g. user needs, design inputs/outputs, verification/validation, etc)


Requisition ID: 495057


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.


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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