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Principal Consultant, Process Improvement

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s):  N/A

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 this role: 

As the Principal Business Consultant, you will support the Cardiology Group, serving as a strategic resource to lead or facilitate cross functional Value Improvement projects and driving the development of a sustainable Value Improvement culture. In this role, you will work with the Cardiology businesses to drive improvement in key processes and systems, while also identifying and supporting productivity opportunities across the Cardiology functions.  


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Partner with leaders to develop Value Improvement strategy, goals, and plans in order to achieve gross margin and operating income goals. 
  • Build a strong pipeline of Value Improvement projects to achieve gross margin and operating income goals. 
  • Collaborate with leaders and their organization/function to inspire a continuous improvement culture by deploying process improvement/operational excellence roadmaps, methods, and tools across the business. 
  • Influence key stakeholders to engage and participate in improvement activities essential to process and system improvement. 
  • Partner with leaders, champions, and employees to share best practices to further accelerate the rate of improvement. 
  • Lead priority cross functional process and system improvement projects. 


What we’re looking for in you: 

  • Proven results applying process improvement in the business and transactional environment 
  • Adept to think outside the box and comfort with dealing with ambiguity  
  • Strong analytical acumen with the ability to make a significant contribution to performance improvement 
  • Self-starter and entrepreneurial/consultant mindset 
  • Ability to build enthusiasm for change 
  • Demonstrated project management and change management skills 
  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills 


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Lean/Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement related experience 
  • BS/BA Degree in Engineering/Business or related field, Advanced degree preferred 
  • Certifications in Six Sigma and Project Management preferred 
  • Domestic and international travel of about 10% 

Requisition ID: 584370

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 prohibited substance 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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