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Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Los Gatos, CA, US, 95032

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-CA-San Jose



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive 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.


About this role:

Make a difference every day at Boston Scientific! Join our Structural Heart team developing innovative solutions to cardiac defects which are either congenital in nature (birth defects), or abnormalities of the heart’s valves and vessels that can develop due to aging, injury or infection. Our Lotus Valve System is a differentiated second-generation TAVI technology, which consists of a pre-loaded, stent-mounted tissue valve prosthesis and catheter delivery system for guidance and percutaneous placement of the valve.

This is a unique opportunity to work at one of the fastest growing divisions within Boston Scientific on one of the most complex medical devices, the Lotus Valve.  This position will have high visibility to upper management and is critical to the growth of the product.  Work will be fast paced and driven by colleagues who share a passion for cutting edge technology and expansion.


Your Responsibilities

  • Participates in project teams typically including one of the following: identifying and implementing process/product improvement alternatives to increase/optimize yield, efficiency, throughput, and/or performance; designing, performing, and documenting engineering test experiments to evaluate product/product performance; participating in Quality improvement activities; designing, developing, testing, and validating equipment, tools and fixtures; analyzing and interpreting process models and recommending process improvements; evaluates external process technologies; and other activities of limited scope requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific narrow area of assignments.
  • Participate in equipment and process validation. Write protocols and reports for Equipment Installation Qualification, Operational Qualification and Process Performance Qualification.
  • Participate in equipment and process validation. Write protocols and reports for Equipment Installation Qualification, Operational Qualification and Process Performance Qualification.
  • Has working knowledge of Risk Management & Failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) requirements.
  • Interfaces with assemblers, production supervisors, and engineers in troubleshooting problems on the production floor.
  • Coordinates with the appropriate suppliers and other external resources needed in developing and implementing process/product improvement plans.
  • Acts independently to implement and follow through.
  • Perform root cause analysis of failed product.
  • Participates in project planning and scheduling.
  • Optimize processes for yield improvements, cycle time improvements, and scrap reduction.
  • Attends and contributes to product core team meetings.
  • Performs responsibilities required by the Quality System and other duties as assigned or requested.

Quality System Requirements


In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.


What we are looking for

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Engineering and 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Mechanical aptitude and understanding.
  • Medical device or pharmaceutical industry quality system experience.
  • Ability to write technical reports.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Solidworks, CAD, 3D modeling software knowledge.
  • CAPA/Nonconformance quality reports experience.
  • Machine shop and/or electrical discharge machining experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • PDM/PLM or other electronic document management system experience.



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.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 448648


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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