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Toolmaker IV

Work mode:  Onsite
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:  

Under limited supervisory direction, assists manufacturing engineering, operations, R&D and Process Development by transforming designs into fixtures and functional prototypes and refining designs to achieve maximum quality. Collaborates closely with designers, engineers and technicians to provide expertise in the design and manufacture of precision, hard-form, three-dimensional representations of design ideas and concepts. Interprets blueprints for fabrication or prototypes.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools (including CNC work centers, milling machines, EDM equipment and grinders) in order to machine various materials to fabricate fixtures, tooling, die components, and functional prototype parts on a custom basis.
  • Provide troubleshooting, review, and resolution of development, process, and production issues.
  • Analyze specifications and determine equipment and tooling required. Apply knowledge of various material properties, machining and shop mathematics.
  • Communicate design-related concerns and issues to engineers and suggest alternate production methods, materials, or cuts that may be more feasible, but still fulfill the functionality requirements.
  • Read blueprints, layout, sketch or non-dimensioned CAD models to visualize machining required and plan sequence of operations.
  • Select method of holding work piece, position and secure materials for machining, select feed rate for each operation, and observe operation and regulate tool position and action.
  • Verify conformance of machined work piece to specifications.
  • Determine the most efficient method (cost and time) of completing the job without affecting quality.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Keep accurate records, keep clean work area, log and close tasks as needed.


Required qualifications: 

  • 6+ years of experience in tool build environment
  • Associate’s degree or an equivalent combination of education/work experience.
  • Proficiency with Mastercam software


Preferred Qualification:

  • Proficiency with Solidworks
  • Basic skills in MS Office and Outlook
  • Desire to work in rapidly changing environment and priorities
  • Desire to grow potentially to supervisory position or customer facing roles.


Requisition ID: 581873


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

Job Segment: Machinist, Manufacturing Engineer, Fabrication, Drafting, Engineer, Manufacturing, Engineering

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