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Date: Nov 8, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, United States, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

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Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

About This Role
The Production Director has total responsibility for a manufacturing site with a broad product range within a Division of BSC (in some instances the site will serve more than one Corporate Division).  The individual provides leadership & direction to his or her Management team, typically made up of Directors (or Senior Manager’s) of Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Finance, HR, etc. and has total responsibility for the key Corporate metrics of Quality, Delivery and Cost.  He or she has a strong operational focus, leading and driving the organization to continuous improvements in overall performance based on established benchmarks, both within and external to BSC.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • The Production Director builds and cultivates strong and sustaining partnerships with R&D, Sales & Marketing and other Corporate sites and is recognized as an excellent team player within Corporate Operations and the particular divisions in which they operate.
  • The incumbent is recognized as having particular expertise in communication & presentation skills and will be totally at ease and professional in presenting to, and achieving motivation and enthusiasm on his/her site, typically made up of several hundred employees.
  • He or she is committed and innovative in developing their employees, driving succession planning and key development programs for direct reports and throughout the organization.  The Production Director visibly demonstrates the core values of BSC in everyday leadership style and is looked upon and admired in this regard by the rest of the organization.
  • The individual promotes quality and customer satisfaction as a way of life within the site and develops a long term strategy for the business and implement it such that it provides vision and direction for the future.
  • It is necessary for this individual to have an in-depth business knowledge, equally proficient in product & process knowledge and appropriate human anatomy and product applications.

What We're Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum of 10 years of related functional and leadership experience within the Production/Operations space. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct managerial experience leading large and diverse teams across a highly matrixed organization
  • Medical device or related industry experience
  • 25% travel required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree preferred
  • Senior executive presence, comfortable presenting and collaborating with Senior Leaders as a Business Advisor
  • Ability to successfully manage and execute multiple, large scale projects using established project management tools and processes.
  • Demonstrated capability in collaborating and partnering within a complex and matrix global distribution and manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated high degree of integrity, professionalism, and ability to establish credibility
  • High sense of urgency and commitment to execution


Requisition ID: 511665


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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