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Senior Quality Engineer (Supervisor) 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:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Galway, IE

More than the opportunity of a lifetime......the opportunity 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. 

Due to continued expansion of our operations, we are seeking applications from a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Quality Engineer / Supervisor (Mechnical Test Lab).


Department Overview:  

The Global Technology & Services group of 300 engineers, scientists and technicians supports all BSC divisions as well as Corporate Research and Operations. GT&S delivers global R&D Services and implements standards where capability and cost leverage can be realized through a central team or knowledge-sharing structure. GT&S provides support through various areas, including but not limited to Design/Drawings, Test Method Development, Reverse Engineering, Standards Management, Material Testing, Engineering Tools and Systems, and Lab Management. We are now pursuing a vision that will strengthen Galway's contributions while enhancing collaboration and networking with the broader global GT&S group.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise day-to-day lab activities, including  scheduling and sequencing of testing across two shifts
  • Supervise a team of multi-functional, experienced Quality Technicians and Engineers.
  • Supervise team development with a strong focus on customer needs, Quality and EHS compliance. 
  • Implementing new equipment and test methods to enhance the lab systems, constantly promoting awareness of best practices, and making appropriate decisions daily.
  • Monitor and Support lab finances to ensure the department operates within in a set budget.
  • Develop and implement plans to improve and expand lab capabilities to support current and future Mechanical Testing of Commercial and PDP products.
  • Represents lab as a prime contact on Mechanical Testing of Commercial and PDP products
  • Provide regular updates to management; 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.
  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained to ensure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
  • Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System


Experience & Educational Requirements: 

  • Honours Degree (NFQ level 8) in an Engineering/Science discipline
  • Minimum 2-years 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 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.


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