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Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Location: Arden Hills, Minnesota (US-MN), United States (US)
Hiring Manager: Gregory Scott Johnson
Recruiter: Lauren Jane Hoeschen



About This Role:

This is an opportunity to lead and influence the activities of a Systems Engineering team.  Boston Scientific takes great pride in our key role in developing, producing, and delivering products and services that transform lives with innovative medical solutions.


The Systems Engineering Manager will lead a team of talented engineers and technicians who create and support automated solutions for our manufacturing customers.  You will oversee the development, implementation, and support of automated software systems for medical device manufacturing.  The team includes experts in automation and controls, industrial and collaborative robots, electrical test systems, and computer hardware and software support.  This enables us to support and develop a wide range of legacy and new technology solutions across the full spectrum of manufacturing capability from high volume automation to low volume manual assembly. 


Your Responsibilities Include: 

  • Daily operations support as an escalation path for complicated production downtime events.
  • Provides support to new and sustaining initiatives in the areas of automation and electrical test originating from the Process Development team.
  • Develops strategy to align site’s manufacturing automation systems with industry trends.
  • Acts as a steward of new technology opportunities to improve line yields, data analytics, throughput efficiency, product builder quality, and the reduction in process variation.
  • Looks for opportunities to support other Boston Scientific sites with development or transferrable software and systems solutions.
  • Engages with the IT team and counterparts at other Boston Scientific sites to align on development standards and common strategies.
  • Prioritizes project work and tracks progress towards completion.  Ensures that completed projects meet customer expectations and timelines.
  • Monitors daily work and provides direction and guidance to experienced exempt employees and skilled nonexempt staff to achieve unit or project goals.
  • Develops a high performance team through training, career development, and coaching.
  • Maintains appropriate staffing level by recruiting and hiring key talent.
  • Budget planning and financial performance for the team.
  • Collaborates closely with the Software Engineering Team to deliver system based solutions
  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures


What We’re Looking For:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent Technology field
  • 4 - 7 years of engineering / related work experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • A passion for connecting technical solutions with operational excellence
  • Experience working with automated assembly and test equipment in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated success leading projects and implementing automated solutions to improve manufacturing efficiency
  • Strong team and technical leadership skills


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with PLCs and industrial automation
  • Experience in a regulated environment such as the FDA for medical device
  • Experience with electrical test systems development
  • Experience managing deskside computer and software support across multiple shifts of manufacturing

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: 437888

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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