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Director HR Business Partner - Manufacturing

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.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove

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 the role:
The Director HR Business Partner for the Arden Hills Manufacturing Plant will provide strategic HR leadership and direction to the Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials, Facilities, Project Management, Quality and Finance functions within the plant. In this role, she/he will act as the trusted advisor to the VP, Plant Operations, and will partner with senior business leaders to guide, develop and drive organizational effectiveness, support the execution of business strategy via alignment of HR initiatives and processes.  This individual will provide HR oversight and leadership across the plant teams. This role will report directly to the VP of Operations and work closely with the broader HR Global Supply Chain and HR Global team in executing the HR strategy across this organization.


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Responsible for providing HR leadership in succession planning, talent management, talent acquisition, labor relations, employment law compliance, employee relations, employee engagement, change management and process improvement.
  • Set strategic direction and guide staff in the design, development and execution of organizational effectiveness and development programs.  Partners with functional leaders to develop strategic workforce plans and to contribute to business strategy development/key business decisions.
  • Leverage HR Centers of Excellence to address and satisfy the strategic needs of the business.  Apply knowledge of key business drivers in making long-range strategic decisions related to human capital.
  • Consult with senior business leaders to ensure strategic alignment between business unit objectives and human capital initiatives.
  • Responsible for identifying gaps between current organizational capabilities, required competencies and skills, and the future strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Introduce, lead and influence change management initiatives with functional leaders in order to address issues that will enhance overall performance and build the overall human capital capability of the organization.
  • Design, develop, and implement human capital reporting, metrics and analytics tools and processes.
  • Collaboratively lead with other HR and non-HR leaders across plants, functions, and divisions to achieve goals and people development objectives
  • Build the right culture and work closely with top management to drive and embed company values and behaviors and ensure leaders leverage these to motivate and engage teams.
  • Set strategic direction and guide the Site HR team in the design, development and execution of organizational development initiatives. Build and share functional expertise, industry insights and best practices with the global HR teams to ensure high level HR quality support to the business. 
  • Lead and/or support the successful integration of teams and people associated with acquisitions and plant network optimization programs.
  • Foster an inclusive and diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.


What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, business or a related field of study
  • Significant experience in years and impact in a progressive Human Resources organization or relevant business environment


Preferred Qualifications

  • HR experience supporting global operations functions is preferred
  • Comfortable working in a matrixed, global growth-oriented corporate environment.
  • Previous experience initiating and leading change initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with highly complex business challenges, both urgent short-term issues and long-term strategic items.
  • Experience with developing and implementing custom talent management strategies
  • A deep understanding of how to build talent in an organization both in terms of acquisition and development. Has worked on creating engagement and retention strategies and plans with successful deployment.
  • Strong commitment to defining and delivering diversity and inclusion strategies.
  • Ability to drive global consistency in HR practices across a global organization
  • Ability to envision, drive and manage complex organizational change and development coupled with relentless follow-through to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Strong business acumen coupled with proven, in-depth experience in assessing, identifying, designing and implementing talent management and organization effectiveness initiatives.
  • Demonstrated cultural agility and ability to effectively lead across many different cultures
  • Thrives in a team oriented, high demand and high-performance culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to make tough decisions when needed
  • Executive presence and polish, with strong, ethics and intellectual honesty.
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding of need to collaborate globally, across divisions, regions, and global functions. 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong global networks
  • Demonstrated global mindset and ability to connect dots across multiple initiatives, functions, etc.


Requisition ID: 539759


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.


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.

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