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Sr Production Manager

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): 

Coventry, RI, US, 02816

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:
Our Boston Scientific site in Coventry is hiring for a Manager of Sterilization Production, processes, and associated staff.  Devotes time to managerial, leadership and staff development responsibilities.  Supports/drives lean, LBP & VIP initiatives in area of responsibility.  Supports/drives lean, LBP & VIP initiatives in area of responsibility. Supports the BSC code of conduct.


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Perform or direct the training of sterilization operators.  Motivate individuals to achieve results and recruit and maintain a high quality staff.
  • Enforce compliance to quality systems and partner with Quality function.
  • Manage the production schedule for the sterilization chambers.  Proactively identify and resolve issues.
  • Manage staff, providing strong direction, supervision and development.
  • Establish and drive departmental goals in order to achieve plant/department cost and budget objectives.
  • Manages the Operational Excellence strategy and execution in the operations
  • Partner with cross-functional groups (i.e. engineering, new sterilizer or product flow process development teams, equipment engineering and quality) in order to achieve plant and departmental objectives.
  • Create / revise company/departmental policies and procedures as required.
  • Support, promote & drive involvement, direction and accountability on key business initiatives (i.e. Lean, LBP, Six Sigma, Shared Leadership, Employee Involvement, Employee engagement, etc.).
  • Promote, monitor and ensure a safe work environment.
  • Establish, prioritize and ensure accountability to projects in improving department or plant performance (i.e. VIP, STAR, Lean, LBP).   
  • Work with corporate EH&S personnel to ensure a safe, compliant work environment.
  • Ensure production support of engineering, facilities, maintenance and new process initiatives.
  • Has authority to stop production as necessary for safety or quality compliance.
  • May lead a group or team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals.  Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and if applicable, drive those practices throughout their organization.
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • May direct and control the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements).


What we’re looking for in you:
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of 5+ years of production management experience
  • Demonstrated people leadership skills managing a large, diverse team
  • Ability to direct and control budget activities
  • Thorough understanding of Operational Excellence and Lean Manufacturing
  • Places the customer at the center of business decisions, identifies current and future needs to exceed their expectation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Promotes a high-performance, inclusive culture within a quality focused environment.
  • Champions new ideas and approaches and creates an environment that encourages and supports innovation.
  • Project Management experience
  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 plus years of Production Management experience
  • Medical device experience


Requisition ID: 563796


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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Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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