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R&D Technician III - 1st Shift

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.

Defined-Term Position:  End Date is December 2025

Hours: 8AM to 4PM (Flexible)


About this role:
Responsible for supporting and assisting software/mechanical/ or electrical engineering  activities. Often involves specialized equipment in a laboratory or bench environment.


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Supports tools and /or software by creating and maintaining tools, involving others as appropriate to solve issues.
  • Maintains detailed documentation through all phases of development, testing and analysis.
  • Reviews or develops processing or manufacturing instructions.
  • Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers, engineers, and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes.
  • Documents test results and test reports by writing documents, reports, memos, change requests. Methods used are determined by approved procedures and standards.
  • Works from schematics, engineering drawings, and written or verbal instructions.
  • completing visual Inspections
  • Work with vendors or 3rd party test house  on testing and/or component
  • POs/MyBuy
  • Pull information from SAP/Windchill as needed and recording retention/organization
  • Shipping and receiving items


Required qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience
  • Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of education/work experience


Preferred Qualification:

  • Previous Medical device experience
  • Knowledge of ASTM/ISTA standards
  • Knowledge of Good Documentation Practices for Medical Device Industry
  • Experience with Windchill 
  • Experience with SAP 
  • Intermediate/advanced excel knowledge
  • Technical documentation: such as creating reports, protocols, presentations, and other documents as needed
  • Lab and testing experience. Packaging related preferred 
  • Ability to support multiple sites and time zones
  • Purchase order experience
  • Ability to work with Vendors


Requisition ID: 565528

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific drug testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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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