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Date: Oct 23, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

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Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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.


At Boston Scientific, our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions. We continue to innovate in key areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets. Within the Coronary Therapies group of the IC Division we design, develop and sustain products for treating coronary diseases in addition to supporting evolving regulatory and standard requirements around product design. Within this role, the successful candidate would primarily be supporting complex PCI products manufactured in multiple BSC sites.

Job Purpose:  

Maintain and sustain products of moderate complexity in the Coronary Therapies product range. Under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyses, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish/verify performance standards for modified products, processes, and materials and creates/maintains design-related technical notes building a complete design history.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute projects in the sustaining engineering organisation supporting Coronary Therapies products that facilitate crossing and dilation of coronary lesions.  
  • Work with project teams from multiples sites to deliver on key operational, R&D, quality and regulatory initiatives
  • Use of design change process to ensure proposed changes are systematically and thoroughly analyzed before beginning the change process. Whenever product changes are proposed, justification is written or data is collected to verify that the design intent is still met.
  • Works cross-functionally with project management, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical and marketing to ensure project success.
  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing to reduce product costs through design improvements.
  • Interfaces with vendors and physicians where projects require.
  • Demonstrates design control knowledge through generation of high-quality deliverables
  • Maintain product performance through Quality Investigations and ensuring rigorous support for design changes.
  • Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet timelines.
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments.
  • Performs troubleshooting on products/process problems as related to design, material or process.
  • Summarizes, analyses and draws conclusions from test results.
  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results to technical community.
  • Responsible for engineering documentation.
  • Invents/creates concepts and designs for new products/processes and submits idea disclosures.
  • May support integration of newly acquired technologies/products into Boston Scientific Galway where required.
  • Must be able to provide technical guidance within a team and be an effective communicator within a multidisciplinary and international organisation.
  • Applies the methodologies & systems withing the Sustaining Engineering arm of BSC’s Product Life Cycle Process
  • Demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.
  • 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.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.  Mechanical, Polymers, Chemical, Materials or Biomedical Engineering preferred.  
  • Proven ability to work within a regulated industry environment and with a track record of accomplishments.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently to plan, schedule and execute activities necessary to meet project timelines to schedule.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.



Requisition ID: 500876


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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