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Engineer II, R&D

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s):  N/A

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.

Boston Scientific is seeking a motivated engineer who shall sustain technology, products, materials, processes or equipment for BSC’s PI Division.  As a member of a Sustaining Engineering team; develops, directs and executes plans for a segment of complex projects. Under limited supervision/guidance; compiles, analyzes and reports operational, test and research data to establish/verify performance standards for products, processes and materials.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Successfully contributes to project teams typically including the following activities: sustaining engineering, design change strategy, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process capability studies, research investigations, report preparation and test documentation.
  • Support or serve as design owner / subject matter expert for products 
  • Leads design change to ensure the proposed changes are systematically and thoroughly analyzed to verify that the design intent is still met. 
  • Maintain product performance through support of Quality Investigations 
  • Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet timelines
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments
  • Support integration of newly acquired technologies into Boston Scientific
  • Performs troubleshooting on products/process problems as related to design, material or process
  • Summarizes, analyzes and draws conclusions from test results
  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results to technical community
  • Responsible for engineering documentation
  • May train and/or provide work direction to technicians
  • Works cross-functionally with project management, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical and marketing to ensure project success
  • Demonstrates design control knowledge through generation of high-quality deliverables



  • Degree in Engineering – Biomedical, Mechanical, Chemical engineering or equivalent 
  • BS Degree with 3+ years’ experience, or MS Degree from an accredited university
  • Strong background in polymer science, related to product design and process
  • Proven ability to work within a regulated industry environment and with a track record of accomplishments.  
  • Fundamental understanding of design controls and risk management within the medical device industry
  • Fundamental understanding of the Quality System per ISO 13485 or 21 CFR 820


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Biomedical or anatomy experience and/or aptitude
  • Medical device product development system knowledge (PDP/TDP)
  • Effective communication skills required due to support of cross functional projects within a team
  • Experience working with cross-cultural teams 
  • Technical Project Management experience is a plus
  • Strong chemistry understanding a plus
  • Self-Starter with the ability to work independently / with a team to plan, schedule and execute activities necessary to meet project timelines to schedule

Quality System Requirements 

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


Requisition ID: 545647


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.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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