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Senior Facilities Engineer

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 truly innovative medical device designs and manufacturing. 


Boston Scientific is now seeking a Snr Facilities Engineer to join the facilities engineering team at our Galway site.

In your new role, you will provide leadership & expertise on Facilities issues interfacing between consultants/ contractors and BSIL.

It's an exciting position with exposure to many key projects across the Galway site and an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and skillset with the Facilities Engineering group.

So if you are ready to advance your career with the Boston team in Galway, read on for more info and apply today!


Key activities in your new role:

  • Providing technical leadership on facilities projects from scope, design, and installation to commissioning and validating rooms/labs and utility equipment. Priorities project deliverables along with key milestones.
  • Liaise with BSC Client organisation and the facilities design team to ensure the design meets BSIL's requirements.
  • Perform design review, value engineering, and construction management as required.
  • Prepare and take ownership of project budgets and forecasts and issue scheduled status reports.
  • Build strong relationships within the BSC Client organisation amongst Vendors, Contractors & BIM Design.
  • Undertake risk analysis on schedule delivery and priorities & provide solutions.
  • Manage validation protocols for the handover of building/plant, including updating maintenance procedures and routines for main plant and utilities.
  • Ensure that all drawings are current and provide a proper handover of these drawings at the end of the project, along with the technical files and commissioning reports.
  • Support the Environmental Management System through responsibility for items of civil/mechanical construction/services/contracts; provision and distribution of utilities to achieve Carbon Neutral target by 2030. 
  • Provide coaching, support and motivation to team members reporting to you and support their development.
  • Establishes a safe work environment for employees by performing safety audits and inspections, conducting safety-related training, and maintaining ongoing communications with employees.


Education and Experience:

  • Min. HETAC level 8 degree in a related qualification in Engineering.
  • Other desirable qualifications may include Certified Facilities Management (CFM) and project management (PMP).
  • Five years of experience in a similar position. 
  • Introduction of systems through effective organisational change management.
  • Proven track record in continuous improvement and problem-solving.
  • Experience working with outside vendors and subcontractors.
  • Be familiar with FDA/ISO standards and how they should be applied to all facility items such as cleanrooms, air/nitrogen supply, product contact water etc. Support the ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 & 50001 systems.
  • Good communicator and has strong stakeholder management skills.  
  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills. 


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. 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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