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Sterilization Scientist II Job

Remote Eligible: 
Onsite Locations(s): 

Coventry, RI, US, 02816

Additional Locations: 

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.


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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.


Scientist II Sterilization

About this role:
Provides support to the Sterilization organization to facilitate efficient operations, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production, quality and regulatory compliance goals are met. Works cross-functionally to understand process impact on products, evaluate process development and validation, and ensures efficient and effective transfer of product into production. Develops new technology, products, materials, processes, or equipment with minimal supervision.  Independently, or as a member of a team, develops, directs, and executes plans for a major segment of complex projects.  Compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data to establish technical specifications for designing or modifying products, processes, and materials.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved sterilization processes to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company.  Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.
  • Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and techniques.  Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or authority in sterilization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.
  • Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop processes and procedures.
  • Assesses sterilization process capabilities, prioritizes process improvement opportunities, and innovates and implements process improvements on platform or derivative projects.
  • Executes and supports the functional deliverables associated with the PDP/TDP, Project Management, and Quality Systems.
  • Supports technical reviews.
  • Ensures proper documentation is completed to meet quality systems requirements. (e.g., Technical Reports, FMEA’s, etc.)
  • Writes and reviews experimentation and validation protocols and reports applicable to products and sterilization processes.
  • May serve as a core team member or extended team member on new product projects or process improvement initiatives related to sterilization.
  • Provides assistance and support to the sterilization operations, regulatory, and quality groups as required.


What we’re looking for in you:
Minimum requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in roles related to Sterilization and Microbiology with BS degree, or MS degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, or related discipline.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Experience with IQ, OQ and PQ processes
  • Experience with multiple industrial sterilization processes and modalities. Comfortable working with internal and external vendors.
  • Strong technical knowledge of Ethylene Oxide Sterilization processes and equipment preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of medical device regulatory requirements and quality system an asset.
  • Pro-active, energetic, self-assured professional with high personal integrity and ability to collaborate, influence and develop positive interpersonal relationships


Requisition ID: 493817


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.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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