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Supplier Engineer II - Sustaining Job

Remote Eligible: 
Onsite Locations(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US

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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.

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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.

Supplier Engineer II – Sustaining

About the Role:


At Boston Scientific the Supplier Engineer II is a key member Materials Sourcing leading/supporting key projects on Service, Cost and Quality on sourced components and supplier manufacturing processes. Acts as liaison between suppliers and BSC production units and Division, to execute supplier/BSC initiated changes, as well as resolving technical problems.


Your Responsibilities Include:


  • As a technical lead, actively engages in Global Sourcing category teams, establishes, and executes Global Sourcing category objectives
  • Proactively conducts risk assessment on sourced materials, builds installed capacity and capability at suppliers. Plans and executes service risk mitigation measures to ensure continuity of component sourcing to BSC manufacturing
  • Actively engages with suppliers, and executes process validation and test method validation
  • Partners with manufacturing, quality, and/or Sustaining R&D/DA/PM to execute changes initiated by BSC or by the Suppliers, such as improvement projects, supplier capability and capacity projects, compliance projects
  • In every situation, actively recognizes material cost reduction opportunities. Identifies and executes material cost reduction projects (MVIP) to meet Plant, Division and Category goals.
  • As a technical lead, partners with SQE to support investigation of supplied material non-conformances
  • Assists in troubleshooting processes on-site at supplier facility
  • Works with R&D to research, develop, and evaluate component design requirements and incorporates them into supplier process output.

What We’re Looking For:


Required Qualifications:


  • B.S. in Engineering (or Science)
  • 2-5 years of engineering experience


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of BSC products and processes  
  • Experience with material controls and suppliers 
  • Familiar with problem solving methodologies and tools
  • Experience with test method validation, product/process changes/validation
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Multitasks, prioritizes, and meets deadlines in timely manner with high attention to detail
  • Self-driven and self-motivated to learn and apply knowledge  



Requisition ID: 513912


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.


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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