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Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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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 the role: 
We have an exciting opportunity for a senior R&D Engineer supporting Cardiac Rhythm Management projects within the Rhythm Management division. This role will utilize a variety of new and proven technologies to deliver life-changing medical devices to patients and clinicians in support of BSC’s mission.  This role supports key new product development product lines with high visibility which will provide the right candidate with excellent growth potential. The R&D role will be a key team member in providing mechanical engineering support in the design and development of Cardiac Rhythm technologies.


Your responsibilities include:
⦁    Applies principles of Mechanical engineering, Physics, and Material Science to perform data driven development, optimization, and evaluation of novel or iterative designs based on customer and business needs.  
⦁    Defines and implements specifications, inputs/outputs, working parameters, and test methods using current best practice engineering methods and technologies.
⦁    Assesses design risks and mitigations through tools such as FMEA, Fault tree, etc.  
⦁    Works closely with other key BSC engineering groups (Systems, Electrical, Human Factors, Packaging, Process Development, Manufacturing, etc.) to ensure robust holistic device / component design. 
⦁    Leverages key internal and external specialty resources to address complex design issues.  
⦁    Creates robust documentation of requirements, protocols, evaluations, reports, etc. by writing clear and concise documents and filing per approved procedures and standards.
⦁    Tracks engineering effort by creating and maintaining records in the approved tracking management tool.
⦁    Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes.
⦁    Provides training and guidance to Technicians and other project support personnel on specific project activities.  
⦁    Mentors junior engineers (Interns, E1, E2 level) in design engineering activities/methodologies and domain knowledge.
⦁    Travel up to 10% to BSC divisions and suppliers world-wide.


What we’re looking for in you:
Minimum Qualifications:

⦁    BS in Mechanical Engineering or a related technical degree with minimum of 5-7 years of experience.
⦁    Strong mechanical engineering skills.
⦁    Experience with design simulation tools and analysis techniques.
⦁    Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on technical inputs from multiple and varied sources. 
⦁    Excellent organizational, communication and collaboration skills. 
⦁    Self-starter with the ability to work independently, plan workstreams with little guidance, assist with scheduling and executing activities necessary to meet project timelines.


Preferred Qualifications:
⦁    Strong leadership skills
⦁    Proven success on teams developing practical solutions to complex and difficult problems.
⦁    Experience developing and validating test methods
⦁    Solid experimental design and statistical analysis knowledge
⦁    Hands-on approach to problem solving



Requisition ID: 479937


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.

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