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Machinist III - 1st Shift

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:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s): 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:
You will be working in a clean, air conditioned, modern, fast paced, machine shop manufacturing custom parts, tooling, and fixtures that support the rapid development of new products, equipment, and test methods.
We are the first responders to provide immediate support to manufacturing equipment and tooling that is inoperable to minimize down time.
We offer flexible start times and education opportunities



Your responsibilities will include:

  • Fabricate quality custom tooling using advanced technical skills: milling, drilling, turning, grinding, and EDM utilizing manual and CNC equipment
  • Monitor project status to ensure on-time delivery
  • Interpret complex drawings, sketches, and electronic files
  • Mentors level II Machinists, frequently checks in to ensure understanding and compliance to the work instructions, operating procedures, and training documents
  • Provides an advanced level of machining techniques
  • Promotes good morale and productivity
  • Perform CAD/CAM operations including, basic drafting and design of tooling, and 2D/3D tool path programming
  • Perform in-process inspection on parts being machined.
  • Perform routine maintenance of machine tools being used
  • Assess feasibility of design for fabrication and offer solutions as necessary.
  • Determine methods and procedures for efficient fabrication on all projects, with minimal instruction from the lead, supervisor, or team member
  • Adheres to all safety policies; includes wearing personal protective equipment when required


Required qualifications:

  • 4 years of experience with a high school diploma and machining medical components with tight tolerances
  • Tool cart/chest with personal tools
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks when interrupted for production down issues
  • Ability to collaborate and assist team members, provide input to the area lead, and attend and participate in meetings
  • Ability to cross train in other areas or machines when required


Preferred qualifications:

  • 2-year machining or technical degree
  • Experience with milling, turning or grinding.
  • Experience setting up and operating machine tools
  • Proficient in the use of machinist hand tools and measuring tools, process planning and inspection.
  • Proficient PC skills in a Windows environment.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.


Requisition ID: 553591


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.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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