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Extrusion Process Development Engineer II - Maple Grove, MN Job

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.

 

Extrusion Process Development Engineer II

 

About the role:

  • We have an exciting opportunity for an Extrusion Engineer in our Process Development group. 
  • Seeking a technical owner of Process Development of components used in medical devices across Boston Scientific’s plant network. 
  • Candidate will devote a portion of time to technology support, technology development, and project support responsibilities.

 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Key resource for extrusion process development and troubleshooting.
  • Drives functional excellence initiatives, delivers high quality functional deliverables, and ensures technical excellence for process or technology development.
  • Works cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues.
  • Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop processes, procedures, tooling and/or automation. Executes the functional deliverables associated with the PDP/TDP, Project Management, and Quality Systems.
  • Ensures proper documentation is completed to meet quality systems requirements. (e.g., BOM’s, Routers, FMEA’s, etc.)
  • Writes and reviews validation protocols and reports applicable to new processes.
  • Provides Design for Manufacturability (DFM) input to the engineering print package.
  • Drives and evaluates project and department progress, technical development plans, and results.
  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • May serve as a core team member.
  • Provides guidance and training to staff, assists subordinates in attaining career goals, and motivates individuals to achieve results.

 

 

What we’re looking for:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or applicable field
  • 2 years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Plastics Engineering, Polymer Science or Chemical Engineering background
  • Extrusion knowledge and experience
  • Medical device or heavily regulated industry experience
  • Robust technical skills with proven application on projects
  • Familiarity with various polymer processing techniques including extrusion, bonding, injection/blow-molding and 3D printing.
  • Understanding of DFM, medical device design control / quality systems and the product development process (PLCP) is highly desired.
  • Experience integrating DFSS tools & Lean Product Development concepts to methodically solve problems and drive improvements through analytical approaches to complex manufacturing processes.
  • Proficient in process characterization (DOE, design, execution, and analysis).
  • Proven history providing deliverables (i.e. Control Plans, Work Instructions, Process Flows, Equipment Requirements, etc.) for extrusion processes
  • Understanding of risk management tools and requirements for medical device product development.

 

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: 438843

 


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