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Date: Feb 4, 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 the role

The Arden Hills Operations department is looking for a senior-level engineer with machining experience. Primary responsibilities include:


Provides support to the Manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met. Monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues.  Interfaces with Quality and Research and Development organizations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area.


Key Responsibilities

  • Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, for current programs, next generation programs and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company.  Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.
  • Provides process plans and cycle times for cost estimates and assists with the quoting process.
  • Designs fixtures, selects tooling, and develops programs for improving existing production parts and developing new parts.
  • Analyzes and solves problems from basic engineering principles, theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems.
  • Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or authority in an area of specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.
  • Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion.  Understands the business needs of the company, and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business.  Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends.
  • Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks.  Serves has a resource in the selection orientation and training of new engineers and employees.  May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects. Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.
  • Interacts cross functionally and with internal and external customers.  Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and advice on significant matters.  Acts as a spokesperson to customers on business unit current and future capabilities.


What We're Looking For:


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required
  • 5-8 years related manufacturing engineering
  • Experience solving advanced technical problems
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Lean manufacturing experience required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a machining environment with CNC mills, Swiss lathes, and wire EDM equipment
  • Experience with 3D CAD programs
  • Experience with CAM software
  • Demonstrated ability to influence cross functional peers in both sustaining process improvement and design for manufacturability of new products and technologies
  • Demonstrated project management ability to lead technical problem solving as well as continuous improvement projects
  • Previous Medical Device industry or other regulated device manufacturing experience preferred


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: 437659


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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