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Engineer I, Supplier

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Coyol, CR

Additional Locations:  N/A

 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 commitment.


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:

A Supplier Engineer I role concentrates in general on all aspects of supplier selection, supplier process & material changes and technical support for all purchased commodities in BSC Coyol. The Materials Supplier Engineering Team is responsible for the technical leadership and resolution functionally feasible engineering projects to support achieving year-on-year material cost reduction targets. Acts as a liaison between suppliers and BSC groups to manage and drive engineering projects with financial benefit.


Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Planning and executing service risk mitigation measures to ensure component sourcing continuity.
  • Assess value and financial impact for new business opportunities and value add engineering projects.
  • Collaborating with Global Sourcing Category teams to establish and execute category objectives.
  • Interfaces with suppliers to understand component/material processes and technical considerations. Partners with key suppliers to create efficiencies and value.
  • Proactively identify and drive Materials Value Improvement Projects (MVIP’s) with suppliers at all Tiers in the supply chain. Takes into consideration the impact of design requirements on the supplier process and overall component cost impact. 
  • Partnering with Supplier Quality Engineering teams to investigate non-conformances of supplied material.
  • Participates and leads project teams, cooperating with cross functional members to qualify and improve supplier processes. Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope. Competent in the use of relevant business tools including material qualification activities and change impact assessments.
  • Assesses and Approves Supplier Requested Process Changes.
  • Develop and execute department budgets – headcount, overhead/project spend and capital planning/control.
  • Competent to execute material qualification activities (component qualification, acceptance testing, statistical analysis) and knowledgeable in use of all relevant business tools and concepts (product data management).


What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Materials, Chemical, Mechanical, Electromechanical, Electronic, Electrical Industrial or equivalent experience.
  • English Level desired: B2 (70% - 79%).
  • Experience: 1+ years of experience in similar position
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Desirable Knowledge and experience in material testing.


Requisition ID: 571905


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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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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