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Principal Process Engineer

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:  Onsite
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 the Role
The principal Process Engineer will support the injection molding team at our Maple Grove facility. Our team is dedicated to serving Boston Scientific as an elite technology development team that delivers high-quality, scalable, and cost-competitive injection molded component processes. This role will work on various technically challenging injection molding components, leading in partnership with our R&D and Manufacturing functional groups. You’ll develop and implement new technology enabling unique design solutions and improving manufacturing robustness, efficiency, and quality. We are looking for a motivated, self-driven, and technically apt individual that can drive execution in a diverse and fast-paced environment.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as a key resource or expert, setting technical direction for the organization
  • Evaluate external technologies and strategically identify opportunities to implement them internally
  • Provide ongoing mentoring and technical guidance to managers, engineers, technicians, and functional groups. May have direct reports
  • Responsible for tool design, project deliverables, and overall delivery by leading component development, including prototyping, spec development, ROI analysis, design verification, process validation, and commercial transfer
  • Develop robust injection molding processes using industry-standard methods
  • Identify and deliver required documentation to meet quality systems requirements for commercialization 
  • Assess process capabilities, prioritize process improvement opportunities, innovate, and implement process improvements on the platform or derivative projects
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure alignment of design, manufacturing, and quality requirements
  • Ensure organizational visibility and closure of process issues (e.g., yields, cost, capability, etc.) per project milestones and in collaboration with Production Area Strategies.
  • Planned, organized, and conduct all aspects of technical reviews
  • May serve as a Subject Matter Expert, Technical Review Board member, or other consulting roles 
  • May serve as a core team member or lead engineers and support personnel teams, especially on complex and business-critical projects
  • May train and/or provide work direction to engineers, technicians, and manufacturing personnel
  • Champion functional best practices and new technology initiatives with organizational impact 
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results for unique challenges
  • Accountable for development builds associated with the project, such as special work requests
  • Accountable for developing qualified tooling and production line equipment
  • Establish and cultivate a wide range of business relationships to facilitate the completion of initiatives
  • May serve as a representative or liaison to other BSC sites or external organizations
  • Represent the organization as a prime contact on projects and/or as a liaison for franchises 
  • Contribute ideas to or generate Intellectual Property submissions
  • Establishes and promotes an inclusive work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System


Required qualifications:


  • BS degree in Engineering with 9+ years of relevant experience or MS in Engineering with 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong mechanical acumen and/or materials background (e.g., mechanical engineering, polymers, injection molding)
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver project responsibilities, both self-driven and collaboratively
  • Willingness to work cross-functionally and with other BSC sites
  • Ability to work well within a strong team environment
  •  Ability to travel 10% 


Preferred qualifications:

  • Functional understanding of DFM, medical device design control, regulated quality systems, and the product development process
  • Previous injection molding experience, materials background, and/or related technologies
  • Prior experience with Engel (ideal), Sodick, Niessi, Arburg, and/or Boy molders
  • Prior experience or knowledge of injection mold tooling fabrication
  • Prior experience with robot programming and/or end-of-arm tooling development
  • Prior experience with vision and/or inspection systems (e.g., Cognex, Keyence)
  • Scientific Molding and/or Master Molder certification
  • Strong statistical analysis



Requisition ID: 557709


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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