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Date: Aug 14, 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:

The Senior Quality Engineer will provide Quality/Process Engineering support to the Cardiac Rhythm Management and Neuromodulation and potentially other businesses to ensure delivery of the highest quality product to the customer.  They will partner with manufacturing and operations to provide quality engineering support and the highest quality of our products.  This position may also provide quality engineering support to additional manufacturing lines as necessary.



Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Reduces and controls process defects (scrap, nonconforming material, customer complaints) by leading efforts and cross-functional teams focused on identifying the primary root causes and implementing corrective and preventative actions.  May be responsible for implementing product stops & documenting release criteria.
  • Develops and implements product quality plans, documents and systems by creating product specifications, quality specifications, quality plans, risk analysis, FMEAs in conjunction with other product development team members.  May be responsible for risk analyses and FMEAs.
  • Develops and implements Process Monitoring Systems by identifying critical process steps which could culminate in possible sources of manufacturing defects and devising methods to reduce process variation in order to reduce/eliminate the cause of defects.
  • Collects and analyzes process defect data for product/process improvement efforts (e.g. scrap, nonconforming product, customer complaints) by systematically gathering quality metric data and performing the appropriate analysis method(s) to enhance sustaining product design and new product development.
  • Will own and drive Nonconforming Event and Correction and Preventive Action investigations.(NCEPs and CAPAs)
  • Creates Quality Tools & Training Materials by applying body of knowledge/expertise and communicating to respective teams.
  • Evaluates the adequacy and compliance of systems, operations, and practices against regulation and company documentation.   Could serve as auditor of areas of the BSC quality system, such as development and manufacturing, as assigned. 
  • Lead projects in the assigned area.



What We’re Looking For In You:

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS with 5-8 years of relevant experience or MS with 3-6 years of relevant experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to own and drive process improvements/projects and work cross functionally

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects covering diverse engineering (i.e. Software, Hardware, Labeling) disciplines
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams and driving projects to completion
  • Prior interactions with the following disciplines: CAPA, manufacturing engineering, post market complaints, risk management, supplier quality, process engineering
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques and statistical analysis
  • Self-starter with the ability to identify improvement opportunities
  • Comfort speaking to groups of individuals; presentation skills that comfortably and concisely translate manufacturing performance and issues to peer and senior management audiences
  • Familiarity with product/component documentation, inspection and testing, and Manufacturing Execution System (MES)




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: 450663


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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