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Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific




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.







About This Role:

With general supervisory direction, assist in the daily support of products, processes, materials, and equipment in order to achieve production goals (i.e., quality, delivery, cost, productivity, and safety) in a polymer extrusion factory comprised of 20+ extrusion lines as well as ancillary processes and equipment. 



Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Troubleshooting and basic maintenance activities for automated PC and PLC controlled manufacturing equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance activities for manual mechanical manufacturing support equipment.
  • Identify and troubleshoot process, material or equipment problems to minimize down time and improve process yields.
  • Identify, design, and implement process equipment changes to improve reliability of the process.
  • Modify existing and develop new tooling and fixtures.
  • Qualification of tooling and fixtures.
  • Revise existing documents, processes, and/or methods to correct or improve processes/product.
  • Work with vendors/suppliers to procure and install tooling, fixtures, and/or equipment.
  • Assist in execution of actions and completion of reports required to implement process changes, validations, and qualifications.
  • Assist in Value Improvement Projects (VIP) by implementing new equipment or processes, or improving existing ones for cost savings.
  • Collect data to support statistical analysis for process characterization, Ppk, and scrap reduction goals.
  • Work cross-functionally with Process Development and Equipment Engineering to bring new products or equipment onto the production floor.
  • Work with departmental customers to improve material quality and delivery.
  • Train and provide technical support or direction to product builders and other technicians.



What We're Looking For In You:

Minimum Qualifications

  • AA Degree or 2-3 years of equivalent work experience in related discipline
  • Self-Motivated; will seek out opportunities to improve business performance
  • Communicates well with peers about issues/problems that arise 
  • Proficient with MS Office suite of software
  • Willing to learn skills & technologies not yet developed per needs of the Company

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of previous Medical Device, Aerospace, and/or Automotive Experience
  • Extrusion processing or maintenance support experience
  • Hands-on experience with manufacturing equipment maintenance and support
  • Ability to read mechanical prints and schematics
  • Experience with measurement equipment
  • Understanding and experience with CAD
  • Understanding and experience with PLC programming



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.


Requisition ID: 472523


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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