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Toolmaker/CNC Machinist

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Clonmel, IE

Additional Locations:  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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.


Boston Scientific Clonmel is hiring a Toolmaker/CNC Machinist  to join its Engineering team. 


The ideal candidate will be under limited supervisory direction, the CNC Machinist will assist manufacturing engineering, operations and new product development by transforming device design into molds, fixtures and functional prototypes and to support manufacturing by refining product design to achieve maximum quality.



  • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools (including CNC workcenters, milling machines, EDM equipment, lathes and grinders) in order to machine various materials to fabricate patterns, machinery, tooling, molds and die components on a custom basis.
  • Analyze specifications and determine equipment and tooling required. Apply knowledge of various material properties, machining and shop mathematics.
  • 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.


Education and Experience

  • Level 6 engineering/ trade qualification with 5+ years industry experience. Medical device experience an advantage.
  • Candidate must have strong CNC programming skills and be confident working on complex one off prototypes and technically challenging applications.
  • Proficient in the use of 3D CAD & CAM systems. Solidworks, AlphaCAM, SolidCAM.
  • 3D Machining experience essential.
  • Tool and fixture design experience a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in a moldmaking/ mold maintenance environment desireable but not essential.
  • Wire EDM experience desireable.
  • Strong time management and planning skills.
  • Candidate must have strong communication skills and will be required to interact with customers, suppliers and external vendors.



Requisition ID: 530814


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!

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