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Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Cork, C, IE

Company: Boston Scientific

Location: Cork, Cork (IE-C), Ireland (IE)
Req Number: 471615 
Contract: Perm Role 


Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.




Act as a member of the Boston Scientific Cork facility Quality Team. To provide expert QA support to Operations, in ensuring operational goals and objectives are achieved for the plant.


Key Responsibilities:


  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Supervision of Quality Technicians.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Drive and implement process improvements to ensure predictable processes across all product lines (e.g. Risk Reduction, Yield improvements, Customer complaint reduction, Error proofing, Cost Reduction initiatives, Process Automation activities).
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Provide effective and responsive QA support to Operations to meet their area’s objectives of quality, cost and output.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Support automated line and processes with respect to all potential issues.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Be an agile team member who can support all functions are required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Ensure all process variables and their interactions are adequately defined. Ensure all failure modes in process have been identified and addressed. (e.g. Use of DOE studies, FMEA’s).
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Drive and implement plant wide quality system improvements.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Ensure Regulatory compliance in area of responsibility to cGMP’s of all medical device regulatory agencies (e.g. FDA and TUV).
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Provide functional expertise to other support functions on quality related issues (e.g. regulatory requirements, statistical techniques, sampling principles).
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Identification and implementation of appropriate statistical techniques to monitor process performance (e.g. SPC, CpK analysis, sampling techniques).
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Approval of change requests for product, process and quality system changes.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Customer complaints: Analysis of returns, approval of analysis reports and analysis of complaint trends.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Validation: Define process, product and test method validation requirements, preparation and approval of Master Validation Plans, protocols and reports approval.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Compilation of required Regulatory documentation (e.g.Technical files, Design Dossiers, Product transfer files, Essential requirements).
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">MRB: Review of MRB trends and identification of appropriate corrective actions when required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Perform internal quality audits.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Support the implementation of Lean Manufacturing across the site.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Transfer and implement product and processes from development or from another manufacturing facility.


Educational Requirements:


  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Minimum of Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering/Technology
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">2/3 years experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent with direct experience in a QA environment (preferably GMP regulated).
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Experience in the medical device industry is an advantage.
  • <span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">Experience on an automated/high volume line an advantage.
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We are committed to providing access to opportunities at Boston Scientific for all applicants. If you have a disability and require supported assistance and you would like to talk about potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Boston Scientific Cork, please contact me directly for a confidential discussion Corkrequisitions@bsci.com.  Tel No: 021-4531182.


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.


Requisition ID: 471615


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