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Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, United States, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.


Manufacturing Engineer I

About the role
Arden Hills Operations is looking for a entry-level engineer, preferably with an interest in learning more about one of the following specialties: CNC machining, or Battery/chemical technology.  Provides support to the Manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met. Monitor’s performance of equipment, machines and tools and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues.  Interfaces with Quality and Research and Development organizations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provides engineering analysis for yield fallout investigations, process monitor signals, manufacturing instruction compliance, product containment bounding, and corrective and preventive actions.
  • Work with vendors/suppliers to design and procure tooling, fixtures, and/or equipment
  • Train and provide technical support or direction to product builders, technicians, and peers
  • Identify and execute Value Improvement (VIP), DMAIC and other projects.  Lead projects with cross functional team members working towards a common goal.
  • Collect data and perform statistical analysis for process characterization, Cpk, and scrap reduction goals.
  • Successfully completes complex engineering work and contributes to new product development teams and product support, typically including the following activities: technology development, test of materials or products, preparation of specifications, Six Sigma, process study, process improvements, and report preparation.
  • Selects process improvement techniques to solve complex problems and make sound equipment and process recommendations.
  • Coordinates, manages, and documents project goals and progress and recommends appropriate revisions.
  • Interacts cross functionally and with internal and external customers.  Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and advice on significant matters.  Acts as a spokesperson to internal teams on business unit current and future capabilities.
  • Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion.  Understands the business needs of the company and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business.  Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends.
  • Leads and communicates effectively on cross-functional project teams. 


What we're looking for


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering discipline (preferably Mechanical)
  • Engages in day-to-day operations and is driven by a natural curiosity to solve problems.
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Experience using statistical software (Minitab preferred)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Self-starter with the ability to identify improvement opportunities
  • Able to work independently under limited supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Able to read, understand, and communicate procedural requirements
  • Previous Medical Device industry or other highly regulated device manufacturing experience preferred
  • Previous machine shop/familiarity, or battery/chemical engineering experience
  • Develops creative solutions individually and collaboratively draws ideas from cross functional teams.  Advocates for his or her ideas with passion while listening to and considering the ideas of the team.
  • Is resilient in the face of setbacks.  Plans appropriately for risks and responds positively to unforeseen problems
  • Positive agent for change, not bound by the way things are or have always been done
  • Takes initiative to identify improvement opportunities, prioritize them, communicate them to the appropriate levels and sees them through to completion


Requisition ID: 513458


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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