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Date: Jun 4, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the Role


Manages activities and allocates resources within the Manufacturing Engineering function to meet Divisional, Site, and Value Stream goals. Lead a group of Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians to design and develop tools, machines, controls, equipment, and processes to support manufacturing operations. A significant portion of the manager’s time is dedicated to team development, performance management, and organizational leadership responsibilities.


Your Responsibilities include:

  • Serves as the manufacturing engineering lead for one or more of the Arden Hills manufacturing value streams or functional teams.
  • Builds strong relationships and collaborates with R&D, Sustaining Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Process Development functions.
  • Ensures that inputs from all customers are understood, Manufacturing Engineering plans are appropriately developed, and drives accountability and execution to plans.
  • Excellent communication skills are vital, demonstrating leadership communicating both up and down the organization.
  • Influences, guides, and manages internal/external resources to achieve program goals.
  • Aligns resources and assures cross-divisional support, as well as identifies opportunities for improvement within the existing processes and systems.
  • Provides significant guidance and approval regarding technical strategies and approaches.
  • Recruits, coaches, and develops organizational talent.
  • Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Creates an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Provides direction and guidance to technician, engineer, and supervisory staff who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments.
  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • Demonstrates effective change leadership.
  • Builds strategic partnerships to further departmental and organizational objectives.
  • Develops and executes organizational and operational policies that affect one or more groups by utilizing technical/professional knowledge and skills.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations, etc.).
  • Makes decisions regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules in order to achieve department objectives.
  • Develops, monitors, and appropriately adjusts the annual budget for one or more functional areas. 


What We're Looking for:


Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 5-7 years of related work experience, and previous supervisory / management experience.  BS in Engineering or Science is required, advance engineering or business degrees strongly preferred.
  • Must have proven business acumen, effective communication skills, demonstrated track record of project management execution, and leadership experience.
  • Must have experience managing and leading projects.


Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the areas of medical device manufacturing engineering, statistical analysis, six sigma, product/process failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), and support manufacturing readiness and scale up activities.



About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 447201


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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