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Senior Global Materials Engineer Job

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Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Heredia, H, CR

Company: Boston Scientific

About the Role :

This position is the entry level to professional engineering work. This is a developmental position working under close supervision and receiving specific and detailed instructions as to required tasks and results expected.  Area of work involves processes related to qualification and assessment of supplied materials.

You’re Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs a variety of routine technical tasks which provide experience and familiarization with the engineering methods, practices, products and programs of the materials function. Examples include completion of First Article reports, CMA forms, NCEP investigations and creation of Change Requests. This position allows time and latitude to learn the basic business processes, and assumes that guidance from more senior engineering staff, managers and mentors will be provided to aid development.
  • Supports more senior engineers with project tasks including any of the following: writing and/or verifying specifications for raw materials & manufacturing supplies; creation of inspection procedures; development of test methods.
  • Interfaces with suppliers with support from senior engineering staff and commodity team members to support investigation of supplied material issues or supply constraints.
  • Execute NCEP investigations to determine assignable causes for defective components at receiving inspection. Support NCEP investigations where defects in supplied materials are identified elsewhere in production. Uses statistical tools with support from senior engineering staff. Demonstrates basic report writing skill.
  • Assists in troubleshooting processes on-site at supplier facility, generally under supervision or to a plan agreed to be senior engineering staff
  • May Interact regularly with component suppliers via email or telephone. Review and interpret information provided by suppliers for engineering accuracy and adherence to global material standard designations, and use own technical expertise and other internal experts to assess if gaps in the material information provided can be filled through further discovery or analysis.
  • May Work with little to no supervisory work direction to obtain or create complete and accurate material composition information on assigned components. Utilize corporate software tools to query the global material database to search for information. Consistently create and maintain highly accurate product data at all times.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with internal team members about the status of assigned component assessments.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Materials, Mechanical, Electromechanical, Electronic, Electrical Industrial, Licenciature or Bachellor
  • English level; 80%
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Problem Solving, Regulatory industry management, Networking, Process Validations
  • Tools :Statistics, Technical Manuals, Kaizen, Six Sigma


Boston Scientific is an equal opportunity employer

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