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Manufacturing Technician III - 1st Shift Job

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Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, United States, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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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:
With general supervisory direction, you will be responsible for performing support functions for sterilization processing, including troubleshooting equipment and process issues, and performing and documenting machine maintenance procedures.  Additionally, it is expected that you will partner with manufacturing engineers, sterilization scientists, and other technicians in developing methods and procedures to control or modify manufacturing processes.


Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Observes and complies with all safety rules and regulations.  
  • Performs equipment setup, corrective, preventive, and calibration maintenance as necessary.
  • Maintenance and/or equipment troubleshooting activities may require the use of PPE, including a respirator (must be fit-tested for respirator use).
  • Partner with engineering team to improve equipment and processes in the production area to improve yield and/or reduce cycle time following the established validation procedure.
  • Works with engineers/sterilization scientists in conducting experiments.
  • Identify and troubleshoot process, material, or equipment problems to minimize down time. 
  • Installs and validates equipment and processes in the production area to improve yield, reduce cycle time, and/or increase process capacity following the established validation procedure.
  • Evaluate operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments, or equipment.  May develop or revise documents and procedures.
  • Evaluates and orders necessary equipment, tools, and fixtures.
  • Train and provide technical support or direction to product builders and other technicians.


What We’re Looking For In You:

Basic Qualifications

  • 3 years with an AA degree or an equivilent combination of education/work experience.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Electrical equipment knowledge and ability to read and troubleshoot with schematics
  • Willingness and ability to work with hazardous materials and wear required PPE to perform work.  
  • Self-motivated to seek out opportunities to improve business performance
  • Great attitude and strong desire to learn new skills
  • Communicates well with peers about issues/problems that arise. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing background with automation experience
  • Previous medical device manufacturing experience
  • Previous experience working with hazardous materials/hazardous waste.  Also, previous hazardous materials response training from an industrial or military setting.  
  • Knowledgeable with PLCs
  • Boiler’s license


Requisition ID: 509364


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.


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