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Date: Aug 29, 2021

Location: Cork, C, IE

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.


At Boston Scientific, we draw the strength from the unique talents and abilities inherent in a diverse workforce and we believe that the best and most innovative products come from an inclusive workplace where varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team for a confidential discussion.



  • To engineer and implement highly capable & effective manufacturing processes to meet business goals and objectives, in conjunction with providing technical/engineering maintenance & calibration support involved in delivering equipment/fixture type solutions that result in optimum manufacturing practices.




  • Maintains the Calibration Management System (CMS).
  • Create and maintain calibration work orders.
  • Track and trend equipment due and overdue.
  • Maintains calibration investigation forms and works closely with equipment owners and coordinators to ensure prompt closure.
  • Serves as a point of contact for internal customers.
  • To represent the calibration department within value streams, Compliance & Quality.
  • Engage with Value Streams, NPI, and Project teams as necessary on calibration related requirements
  • Creates and Maintains calibration records, logs and files.
  • Prepares, maintains and distributes calibration reports/metrics.
  • Gathers and prepare data in preparation for project needs.
  • Provides input to Equipment Suitability & Selection as needed from a Calibration management perspective.
  • Implements staffing plans to meet the needs of base business and projects.
  • Hires, Trains & Develops Calibration Technician’s & co-ordinators
  • Manages Calibration spend in line with approved budgets.
  • Manage Team Performance & Development through Performance Development coaching Process (PDC)
  • Manages Training Compliance in line with Site goals/targets for Calibration Team.
  • Interacts with internal and external customers, by meeting regularly, responding to requests and explaining procedures & system requirements.
  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations etc).
  • Develops work schedules for Calibration Team by assessing priorities, workload and resource management.
  • Manages all Purchase Orders & invoicing for  Calibration suppliers & customers.
  • Leads by example by observing and complying with all safety rules and quality regulations, including QSR and ISO Standards.
  • Troubleshoots and solves problems requiring interpretation of procedures and practices.  Creates or updates documentation as needed to resolve issues.
  • Creates or modifies equipment, schedule, and work records within the calibration management system.
  • Applies knowledge of technical concepts, from basic to complex, towards the resolution of manufacturing and/or research and development calibration tasks.
  • Supports team members in the Troubleshooting and problem solving where interpretation of procedures and practices is necessary.  Analyzes situations or data to identify issues and trends.
  • Collects, compiles, measures, organizes and records data.  Provides input to engineering, qualifications and validation studies and reports.
  • SME for Calibrations in all internal & external quality audits & support in same in the role as audit facing SME for the Site.




  • Ability to Lead/Manage teams (Calibration technicians & co-ordinators)
  • Good financial acumen as needed to manage Calibration budgets & Spending
  • Good Communication skills (Reporting on Monthly Metrics/Representing in Audits)
  • Influencing & Negotiation (Vendors and Internal Customers)
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making (Technical support to Cal Techs)
  • Candidates will need min 3-5 years relevant previous experience in a Calibration Team Lead role or equivalent
  • Qualification requirements – Level 8 in Physics/Instrumentation/Controls or equivalent technical qualification.





Requisition ID: 484542


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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