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Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Heredia, H, Costa Rica

Company: Boston Scientific

About the Role :

Supplier Engineer II in the Materials Supplier Engineering Team: This position involves all aspects of supplier selection, supplier process & material changes and technical support for purchased commodities in BSC. The Supplier Engineering Team is responsible for the technical leadership within the supply chain, achieving year-on-year material cost reduction targets and supplier process optimization.

You’re Responsibilities Include:

  • Deliver the following key deliverables: Material qualification, statistical studies and capability analysis, Acceptance Activities Contracts, SCIAs, eCMAs, VIPs.
  • Manage Project plans and Timelines, prioritize and manage multiple critical projects to resolve supply constraints to support production lines.
  • Proactively identify and drive Value Improvement Projects(VIP’s) with suppliers at all Tiers in the supply chain.
  • Partners with cross functional teams- R&D, Process Development, Quality, Production, Regulatory, Supply Chain, Marketing, and external vendors to develop standard and custom devices used in Boston Scientific products.
  • Works with suppliers around the globe to define and understand their manufacturing processes, tools, equipment, on going controls and acts as technical expert to ensure repeatable and reproducible quality/reliability during the life of the product. Drive process improvement/optimization initiatives.
  • Supports investigation of Material Quality issues as they arise: works with Quality, Procurement & Business Units to resolve issues related to materials/suppliers and validate corrective and preventive actions.
  • Provides guidance to other functional areas in applying Supplier Management system requirements.
  • Contributes to the development, maintenance and improvement of Supplier Management Policies and Procedures.
  • Interface effectively with all internal & external key stakeholders: works with Procurement, Supplier Quality Engineering, Receiving Inspection & Business Units.
  • Identifies Design Outputs, control mechanisms, and completes Material Qualification.
  • Develop and execute department budgets –project spend and capital planning/control.


What we're looking for:

  • Licenciature or Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials, Chemical Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering.
  • Experience: At least 2 years
  • Medical Device Experience Preferred.
  • English level: above 85%.
  • Previous experience Supplier Engineering/Materials, Quality, Quality Engineering, or Manufacturing background.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and work with cross functional organizations to solve problems.
  • Project management, Problem Solving, Process Improvement, Regulatory industry management, Networking, Process Validations.
  • Tools :Statistics, Technical Manuals, Kaizen, Six Sigma
  • Experience: At least 2 years

Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.

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