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Industrial Engineer Job

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:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Galway, IE

More than the opportunity of a lifetime...the chance to improve lives 

For more than 30 years, Boston Scientific has advanced the practice of less-invasive medicine.  The Company's products help physicians and other medical professionals improve their patients' quality of life by providing alternatives to surgery.  Since 1994, employees in Galway have been at the forefront of some of these truly innovative medical device designs and manufacturing. 


We are excited to recruit an Industrial Engineer II for our team in Galway.  We are looking for individuals that share our passion for innovation and advancing solutions for some of the world’s most challenging healthcare issues.

In your new role as Industrial Engineer, you will identify and pursue value improvement and waste elimination to support manufacturing areas by identifying opportunities for initiation and completion of Lean projects in line with business goals and objectives.


This experienced and diverse team plays a vital role in the business's success and enjoys excellent career development opportunities and work-life balance.


Key Activities of the Role:


  • Support the ongoing introduction and advancement of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices across the plant / in the direct area of responsibility.
  • Provision of technical support and, where necessary, project management support to Manufacturing teams to initiate and sustain Kaizen/ continuous improvement.
  • Mentor ‘Lean champions supporting lean initiatives across production units.
  • Provision of training and ongoing support on existing Lean "tool kit", refining and improving these tools and introducing new ones as appropriate.
  • Constantly promote, educate, and instil a culture of identification and elimination of waste throughout the plant within manufacturing areas and in support/ transactional areas.
  • Identification of improvement opportunities and initiation of project teams and plans to address, providing support & direction and facilitating the removal of barriers to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Generate and maintain data for managing our business, e.g. method studies, time & motion studies, and Work content graphs.
  • Maintain a database of Lean projects with associated targets and metrics to be used to prioritise critical tasks based on impact on VOP.
  • Ensure that Lean activities and projects are linked such that the entire value stream is addressed and maximum benefit is extracted from Lean activities.
  • Standardisation of work methods and ensure that these standards are documented through graphical operator instruction where appropriate.
  • Reviewing requests for changes to facility layouts and proposing summary options for review/ approval.  Arising from analysis and consensus agreement, work with Facilities Dept and relevant Production Team to prepare final layout drawings and implementation plan.
  • Support the Strategic Space Plan by keeping layouts current.
  • Demonstrating good working knowledge of Industrial Engineering tools & practices and using this knowledge and expertise to continually drive improvement in process/equipment design, layout and operational performance.
  • Maintaining a verified up to date database of standard times, populated IE tools and core metrics for the area of responsibility.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance with all quality requirements.



Qualifications and Experience:


  • HETAC Level 8 in a relevant discipline is required. 
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team & on own with minimum supervision.
  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.


At Boston Scientific, we recognise that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative. It is essential in 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. #IJA


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