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Date: Apr 24, 2019

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.


About the Role:


The packaging engineer is responsible for the development and analysis of packaging, products, materials, processes, or equipment for projects of moderate complexity.  Under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly-designed or modified packaging, products, processes, or materials.


Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Fully participates in and successfully contributes to project teams typically including the following activities: packaging/product design and development, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process capability studies, report preparation, and process/test documentation.
  • Ensures proposed packaging design changes are systematically and thoroughly analyzed through proper justification and/or data collection for verification of performance requirements.
  • Work independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet project timelines.
  • Work cross-functionally with project management, quality, R&D, manufacturing, regulatory, operations, and marketing to ensure project sucess.
  • Work with external suppliers to design, qualify and procure packaging components.
  • Complete packaging testing and/or investigory bench study experiments for commercial design improvements.
  • May train and/or provide work direction to technicians.
  • Generate packaging-related documentation including test protocols and reports.
  • Perform root cause analysis as related to design, material, or process failures.
  • Summarize, analyze, and draw conclusions from test results.
  • Design, procure, and fabricate tooling and fixtures.
  • As applicable, train technicians or operators on new processes or test procedures.
  • Identify areas for continuous improvement.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and advances in the greater packaging industries.


What We’re Loking for In You:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering
  • 0-2 years of Packaging Engineering, medical device related preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge related to paperboard, corrugated, flexible packaging films, Tyvek, thermoformed trays, injection molded parts, and packaging equipment.   Familiarity with ASTM / ISTA package testing requirements
  • Packaging process and equipment qualification experience
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated problem solving capability
  • Quality-driven with great work ethic, highly motivated, tenacious and meticulous in execution
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to manage simultaneous projects and timelines effectively
  • Understanding of quality system controls (e.g. user needs, design inputs/outputs, verification/validation, etc.)






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: 446741


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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