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Engineering Lab Supervisor

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): 

Galway, IE



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

Boston Scientific is one of the world's largest medical device companies, employing over 36,000 employees. It develops, manufactures and markets more than 13,000 products in over 120 countries, treating approximately 30 million patients annually. The medical devices are used in various interventional medical specialities, including interventional cardiology, peripheral interventions, neuromodulation, neurovascular intervention, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, endoscopy, oncology, urology and gynaecology.


We are now inviting an Engineering Lab Supervisor to apply to join our Galway, Ireland team as part of our Global Technology & Services group.


The Global Technology & Services (GT&S) group of 300 engineers, scientists and technicians supports all BSC divisions and Corporate Research and Operations. GT&S delivers global R&D Services and implements standards where capability and cost leverage can be realised through a central team or knowledge-sharing structure. We are pursuing a vision to strengthen Galway's contributions while enhancing collaboration and networking with the broader global GT&S group. Our new Engineering Lab Supervisor is a vital part of that vision.


It's a varied and rewarding role where you will enjoy benefits such as a competitive salary, health care, pension, annual bonus, and much more. Boston also offers full relocation support! Joining our Galway team has other benefits, too. The city is one of Ireland's most renowned for culture (the European City of Culture for 2020), a great food scene, nightlife, scenic beauty, and overall quality of life.

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career journey with Boston Scientific in Galway, read for more information and start an application today.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the day-to-day lab activities, including scheduling and sequencing of testing across two shifts.
  • Guide a team of multi-functional, experienced Quality Technicians and Engineers.
  • Plan and promote team development with a strong focus on customer needs, Quality and EHS compliance. 
  • Implement new equipment and test methods to enhance the lab systems and constantly promote awareness of best practices.
  • Monitor and support lab finances to ensure the department operates within a budget.
  • Develop and implement plans to improve and expand lab capabilities to support current and future Mechanical Testing of Commercial and PDP products.
  • Represent the lab as a prime contact on Mechanical Testing of Commercial and PDP products
  • Provide regular updates to management, and host customer tours and demonstrations.
  • Ensure compliance in the areas of time reporting, metrics and documentation.
  • Lead the lab External and Internal Audit planning and facilitation.
  • Assure that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained to ensure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
  • Establish and promote a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System

Education & Experience:

  • Honours Degree (NFQ level 8) in an Engineering/Science discipline
  • Minimum two years of supervisory experience required
  • Experience within the medical device or pharmaceutical industry is essential 
  • 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. 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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