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Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Heredia, H, CR

Company: Boston Scientific

Location: Heredia, Costa Rica
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Hiring Manager: Nicole Velasco
Recruiter: Roger Zavala

About the role:

The Materials Data Analyst’s primary responsibility is to obtain, enter, update, and manage material composition information and declarations of conformity of the parts that make up our products.  As part of a group functionally organized under Research and Development, you will help manage the material data that is maintained in a global system used for all product components.


The scope of support includes both existing and new products from multiple divisions.  The work is task-based and will provide support to multiple projects at the same time, and will require interaction with cross–functional team members from R&D, Packaging, Labeling, Supplier Engineering, and Operations.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Reach out to suppliers to help them understand the BSC process and requirements
  • Review, interpret and enter information provided by suppliers for engineering accuracy and adherence to global material standard designations
  • Audit material composition and declaration of conformity information provided by suppliers against regulation requirements
  • Utilize corporate software tools to query the global material database to search for information
  • Collect data from internal sources and enter in to the database
  • Verify information in the database is accurate
  • Interact regularly with component suppliers via email or telephone
  • Work with little to no supervisory work direction to enter, obtain or create complete and accurate material composition information on assigned components
  • Consistently create and maintain highly accurate product data at all times.  The material information created is used globally, so high quality work is of utmost importance.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with internal team members about the status of assigned component assessments
  • Help develop reports and analyses
  • Support initiatives for data integrity and normalization
  • Generating reports from single or multiple systems for analysis
  • Availability to work under a 1 year contract as consultant


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor`s degree required with 0-1 year previous work experience.
  • Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel (formulas, tables, charts) and Office software tools
  • Excellent proficiency in verbal and written English
  • Detail oriented
  • Proactive attitude toward situations of uncertainty


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with databases and data management
  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree or advanced student in scientific or Engineering discipline with 0-1 years previous work experience
  • Educational or work experience with environmental, health, waste and material regulations or standards pertinent to chemical composition of materials
  • Knowledge of medical device industry or products
  • Previous experience in a regulated industry
  • Ability to analyze data and draw meaningful conclusions from them
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to assess potential risks
  • Familiarity with Back-Office roles within multinational companies
  • Relevant experience as user of Quality Systems and ERPs

Requisition ID: 482992

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