Apply now »

Supervisor, Mfg Eng

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Onsite
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.


About This Role:
This is a unique opportunity for a highly capable experienced engineer and/or supervisor to leverage their broad engineering and business skill sets as they identify, scope, and lead maintenance and quality initiatives that take the business to the next level. This Supervisor will develop strategic maintenance practices, projects, and policies, ensure quality of equipment controls documentation, and drive reductions in equipment cost of ownership while supporting production goals.  Supervises, leads, and provides technical direction to a group of technicians and spare parts buyers.  This role is responsible for the Equipment Support group, Equipment Dispatch and Documentation Quality team, and will be the site lead for maintenance policy and development.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Represent the Arden Hills site on the Global Maintenance Core Team.
  • Provide guidance to all site Technicians on maintenance best practices and policies.
  • Manage spare parts stores and their employees.
  • Manage Equipment Dispatch and commissioning of equipment into the quality system.
  • Manage Equipment Controls Quality Technicians, ensuring a high level of documentation quality.
  • Provide guidance and training to staff, developing subordinates to attain career goals, motivating individuals to achieve results, and recruiting and maintaining a high-quality staff.
  • Work with manager to establish department goals, objectives, and budgets.
  • Prioritize and manage execution of multiple projects, including mass equipment inter-site transfers
  • Successfully complete manufacturing engineering project work on Value Improvement Process (VIP) and Strategic Activity Review (STAR) projects.
  • Lead technician teams to the successful completion of project goals.
  • Maintain and enhance interdepartmental relationships.
  • Ensure quality system policies and processes are followed.
  • Track spare parts spend and keep inventory at appropriate levels.
  • Responsible for the driving improvements to the maintenance system.

What We’re Looking For In You:
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical, or Manufacturing engineering
  • Minimum 3-5 years of engineering experience
  • Must have practical understanding of manufacturing problem solving and process improvement tools such as DMAIC and production flow tools such as LEAN manufacturing.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, by analyzing, summarizing, and presenting ideas concisely via visual communication methods i.e. tables, graphs, Visio diagrams, and PowerPoint presentation
  • Must be familiar with finance planning and inventory management
  • Must have a functional knowledge of preventative maintenance and equipment repair

Preferred Qualifications

  • Medical device industry/quality system experience
  • Project management experience
  • One year minimum of supervisory experience preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership of problem solving in a manufacturing support role 


Requisition ID: 539991


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

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Medical Device, Business Process, Engineer, Project Manager, Engineering, Healthcare, Management, Technology

Apply now »