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Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-CA-Valencia



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 this role


This is a global position supporting the Sterile Barrier Category team for sterile tray, pouches and lid suppliers.  This position will be focused on building efficient processes and relationships with the distributors that will be used in issue resolution and contract negotiaions.


Your Responsibilities


  • Assess potential new suppliers for technical, quality and manufacturing capabilities. Provides technical support for the introduction of components from a new supplier.
  • Generates and maintains incoming inspection procedures. Trains inspectors to these procedures.
  • Develops and/or sources inspection tools and equipment.
  • Assists in generating component specifications.
  • Generate test protocols, monitor testing, issue qualification test reports and approve components for use in products.
  • Provide input to Design Engineering on new component technology and assist in component selection with quality and reliability analysis.
  • Analyses incoming material defects. Dispositions and drives corrective action as necessary. Communicates issues to suppliers.
  • Reviews new design specifications and provides input from component quality and manufacturability perspective.
  • Reviews new design specifications and provides input from component quality and manufacturability perspective.
  • Investigates field failures related to supplier materials. Develop corrective action plan where necessary.
  • May supervise inspectors.


What we are looking for

Basic  Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline
  • 3+ years relevant experience in Supplier Quality or related
  • Experience solving problems of moderate scope and complexity
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cross-functional team membership
  • Experience working in a regulated environment
  • Direct or indirect people leadership experience managing projects preferred
  • Use of problem solving and process improvement methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma) and managing improvements through CAPA


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: 434506


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