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Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Heredia, H, CR

Company: Boston Scientific

At Boston Scientific, our products and technologies are used to diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions. We continue to innovate in key areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets. In Electrophysiology, we design, develop and produce technologies for diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders.  We provide a number of solutions to patients that include mapping and navigation systems as well as radiofrequency ablation systems.



About the role:


  • Develops new technology, products, materials, processes, or equipment for projects with moderate complexity. Under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products, processes, and materials.


Your responsibilities include:


  • Fully participates in and successfully contributes to project teams typically including the following activities: product design and development, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process capability studies, research investigations (animal and clinical studies), report preparation, and process/test documentation.
  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.
  • Works under general direction regarding the progress of projects and special assignments. May seek guidance in resolving problems, interpreting established policies, procedures and practices. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment.Selects techniques to solve complex problems and make sound design recommendations.
  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results.
  • Designs and prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results to technical community.
  • Performs troubleshooting on new products/process problems as related to design, material, or process.
  • Cultivates a wide range of internal business relationships and begins to develop an external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks. May lead a project team of small to moderate scope. Influence exerted at peer level and occasionally at first levels of management.
  • Engages with internal company and external contacts. Represents organization on specific projects. Uses diplomacy and tact in interactions and problem solving.
  • Translates customer needs into product requirements and design specifications.
  • May train, provide work direction and supervise technicians and entry-level engineers.
  • Invents/ creates concepts and designs for new products/processes, and submits idea disclosures.
  • Demonstrates PDP/TDP system knowledge through delivery of high quality and high impact deliverables.
  • Works cooperatively with process development, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing on complex projects to ensure project success.
  • Interfaces with Physicians/Cath Lab personnel to obtain feedback on concepts and performance of new devices.
  • Responsible for engineering documentation.
  • Exercises judgment to determine appropriate action. Has knowledge of alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the business or technological environment.
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments.
  • Designs, procures, and fabricates tooling and fixtures.
  • Coordinates, manages, and documents project goals and progress and recommends appropriate revisions.
  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products or equipment.


What we are looking for:


  • Bachelors Degree in Electromechanical, Electronic, Electrical , Materials Science and Industrial Maintenance Engineering.
  • English level: 85-90 %.
  • At least 3 years in related positions.
  • Knowledge of Design control methods such as Risk Analysis (dFMEA, pFMEA), Design Validation and Verification plans, protocol and report generation, PDP/TDP system and Process Improvement. 
  • Ability to travel internationally.



About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 473472


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