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Design Assurance Quality Engineer II - Sustaining

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Coyol, A, CR

 Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance


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 and has been recognized with the Catalyst Award in 2022, a prestigious recognition of diversity, equity and inclusion excellence. Also, we have a Gender Equality Policy to support our compromise.


Hybrid Roles:

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes WFH and onsite. You will have the opportunity to discuss details in the interview. 

About the role:

Provides quality engineering support to operations, product development and sustaining functions for current products on the market.  Develops, establishes, and maintains quality-engineering methodologies, systems, and practices which meet BSC, customer, and regulatory requirements. Serves as a Quality representative to improve awareness, visibility, and communication on quality initiatives to support assigned departmental, functional, site, divisional and corporate quality goals and priorities. Provides quality engineering support within technical development projects, new product development projects, sustaining existing product families, or system/services support.


Your responsibilities include:


  • Support collection and analysis of key quality trending information and data for Management Review and Complaint Reviews.
  • Understand and support linkage of field data and Risk Management
  • Provide quality and compliance input for post market product sustaining activities, such as design changes, supplier auditing and surveillance, design concessions, product CE marking and safety certification, customer complaint investigations, NCEP’s, CAPA’s PIRs, Field Signals Evaluations and Field Actions.
  • Apply sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues (i.e 5 Whys analysis, Is-Is Not analysis, DMAIC problem solving methodologies).
  • Working knowledge of Design Controls. Provide quality and compliance input to project teams for project decisions and deliverables (i.e Design Change Analysis, Design Inputs, Design Outputs, Test Methods, Design Reviews, Design V&V, Usability Testing, SW Validation, Process Validation and Labeling).
  • Provide quality guidance to assure country specific compliance.
  • Champion compliance to company policies, work instructions and SOPs.
  • Support effective quality assurance, process controls and metrics using data and statistical analysis to drive improvements and actions for manufacturing and assembly of products.
  • Support internal and external regulatory audits as required.




  • Minimum of a BS in Life Science preferably Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering. MS Strongly preferred, Minimum of 3 years of Medical device / risk management experience required.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Competent with use of Microsoft Office Suite, Minitab Statistical Analysis software (or equivalent).
  • Ability to collaborate and work on a global team.
  • Position located in Coyol, Costa Rica
  • Travel approximately <10%



Requisition ID: 570245

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!



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.


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