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Supplier Engineer II

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:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Locations:  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 the role:  
The Supplier Engineer II will focus on new product development (NPD) and sustaining projects for the Capital Sourced Finished Medical Device (SFMD) category team. This includes managing both contract manufacturer (CM) and SFMD suppliers for capital equipment across all divisions. The daily work involves being part of the NPD and sustaining core team, execute deliverables to onboard capital equipment into the portfolio, develop and validate manufacturing processes, equipment, and systems to meet manufacturing delivery goals while ensuring product quality and delivery, and supporting sustaining projects through change management.   


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Works with contract manufacturers and suppliers around the globe to understand assembly and finished good manufacturing processes and acts as a technical expert to ensure repeatable and reproducible quality/reliability during the life of the product.
  • Participates in project teams working with cross functional team members to qualify and improve supplier processes.  Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of engineering work.
  • Investigates and evaluates new and existing technologies for use in future products or improve quality/reliability of current product.
  • Interfaces with suppliers and commodity team members to support investigation of supplied material issues or supply constraints.
  • Drives troubleshooting processes on-site at supplier facility.
  • Designs/documents complex experiments/protocols (e.g., DOE) to align with project goals, both internal and external.
  • Serves as a liaison between function and core team; compiles experimental results and communicates them to core team; communicates resulting impact of the data to project team.
  • Identifies what resources are required to meet project milestones; makes recommendations to team leader.
  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.


Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (EE, ME, BME, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience in medical devices supporting complex electrotechnical systems
  • Excellent communication, project management skills, and documentation practices are a must
  • Strong bias for action and results orientation is critical
  • Individual must be self-driven and self-motivated to learn and use that knowledge to produce results
  • Good understanding of statistical methods, six sigma methodologies, and problem-solving methodologies.
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time (including internationally). Travel typically does not occur over weekends.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous experience in working with suppliers and contract manufacturers is preferred.
  • Previous experience working in the medical device industry


Requisition ID: 562796


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!

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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