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Supplier Engineer III - Electronics

Work mode:  Hybrid
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 the role:   
As part of Global Sourcing, the Supplier Engineer serves as a technical lead for the Electronics category team to ensure component quality and reliability can be repeated and reproduced throughout the life of products across all divisions.  The incumbent will work independently to manage projects for onboarding electro-mechanical assemblies, and partner with cross-functional teams to execute deliverables according to business needs.  
Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Working with global suppliers to understand manufacturing processes and requirements to ensure the quality and reliability of components can be repeated and reproduced 
  • Partnering with suppliers and category teams to investigate and resolve supplied material issues and supply constraints
  • Leading and collaborating with cross-functional teams to qualify and improve supplier processes; plan, schedule, and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work to meet project deliverables
  • Working with divisional project leads to support supplier engineering action items and identify solutions for resource allocation, changes in project requirements and manage escalations
  • Troubleshooting processes at supplier facilities to drive quality, reliability, and supply chain improvements
  • Leading acquisition and sustaining projects including qualification, supplier change assessments, and restricted material evaluations
  • Executing plans to improve supplier performance, mitigate risks of supplied material, optimize costs, and support VIP to meet supply chain objectives
  • Maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures to support the BSC commitment to patient safety and product quality

Required qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in any engineering discipline with at least 3 years of engineering experience
  • Experience working with suppliers and/or contract manufacturers
  • Ability to travel up to 25% (domestic and international)

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience working in medical device or similarly regulated industry
  • Ability to communicate effectively on all levels with strong technical writing and reporting skills 
  • Organized and detail-oriented; ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop internal and external relationships 
  • Results-driven with strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Good understanding of statistical methods, problem-solving techniques and six sigma methodologies


The expected annualized base pay range for this position at this location is $73,800 - 140,200 plus annual bonus (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements) and the value of core and optional employee benefits being offered at BSC, which can be reviewed at At BSC, it is not typical for an individual to be hired near the bottom or top of the pay range. Boston Scientific considers various factors in determining actual compensation for this position at the expected location. Actual compensation will be commensurate with demonstrable level of experience and training, pertinent education including licensure and certifications, and other relevant business or organizational needs. Actual compensation may be otherwise adjusted if the position is filled outside of the intended geographic location.

Requisition ID: 580942

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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 prohibited substance 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.

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