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Lead, Sr Project

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 Locations:  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.


About this role: 

The Senior Project Lead will be responsible for the top-level leadership of the Operations portion of new product development projects, VIPs, site transfers and other Maple Grove manufacturing or corporate project initiatives. Ultimately, the Senior Project Lead is responsible for the seamless transition of products into manufacturing. Project size will range from leading smaller projects to assisting with portions of a larger project. Multiple projects of various sizes may be handled simultaneously by the PM.   Cross functional operations team members will be led by the Senior Project Lead.


Your Responsibilities 

  • Identify the Operations resources required for assigned project activities and form teams as required to complete the activities
  • Identify and coordinate all activities (or a defined subset of activities) required to complete the project or task through the team and ensure its timely completion ensuring current policies and practices are followed and accurate documentation is kept
  • Ensure manufacturability of products transferred into production through use of the new product tool kit
  • Identify issues that may affect quality, cost, or service levels early within the project and work with the team to resolve prior to transition into commercialization
  • Lead team effectively ensuring good cross-functional communications and provide input to cross-functional Core team members and Core Team Leaders
  • Generate high-level plans and schedules on larger projects
  • Assess business risk and prioritize tasks among many activities as multiple projects will be assigned
  • Identify, communicate, and manage moderate to high levels of technical risk
  • Delegate and manage tasks among team members as appropriate to their skill level and risk to the project
  • Elevate issues and clear barriers to team progress will be tantamount to success in this role
  • Resolve conflicts with team members and involve functional management as required to ensure timely project completion
  • Make occasional presentations to upper management


What we are looking for

Basic Qualifications

  • 3-5 years engineering of operations leadership experience (manufacturing, process development or related)
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in engineering
  • Strong organization and execution skills will be required, as well as a demonstrated ability to confidently handle the top responsibility for project completion
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time domestically and internationally


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of relevant project management experience in Operations or Development either leading projects or as a team member leading significant segments of projects
  • Experience in both pre-launch and post-launch product support activities preferred, with the most emphasis placed on post-launch work. Broad product knowledge across multiple franchises is preferred over individual product expertise
  • Manufacturing experience desired including familiarity with new product tools such as Terms and Conditions, Design Capability Matrices, Capital approval, Cost Models, and Capacity Planning.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and a deep understanding of internal SOPs is a plus
  • PMP certification a plus


Requisition ID: 557959


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!

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