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Date: Mar 25, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific


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 This Role:

Leads team of Quality engineers and technicians to effectively monitor processes, identify and correct issues, and continuously improve the area using problem solving tools and metrics.  Investigates potential field performance issues of product.  Owns and manages quality discrepancies related to process and product; develops scope, disposition, and corrective actions for prevention of future discrepancies.  Partners closely with Production, Manufacturing Engineering, and Process Development to drive continuous improvement in Quality, Cost, and Delivery on commercial products and to ensure new products are implemented with key process controls and product checks in place.



Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Lead a team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals.  Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and drive best practices throughout the organization.
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • May direct and control the activities and budget of one or more functional areas.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements).
  • Owns and drives deliverables related to Quality and Compliance
  • Develops, provides guidance, and implements quality strategies and approaches; key partner in developing and implementing all department and site strategies.
  • Monitors and drives department progress against goals and objectives.
  • Provides coaching, leadership, and training to staff, assists subordinates in attaining career goals, motivates individuals to achieve results, and recruits and maintains a high performing team.
  • Assists in and/or determines appropriate staff levels and schedules.  Works with key partners to understand priorities and plans resource allocation accordingly.
  • Works cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues.  Drives innovative solutions and technical development.



What We’re Looking For In You: 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus 4-6 years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 3+ years of direct supervisory experience with a passion for leadership
  • Technical background, 4-year engineering degree preferred with a passion for continuous improvement
  • Medical Device or regulated industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading technical teams
  • Experience supporting a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced degree in a technical field or business




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: 443825


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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