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Date: Mar 30, 2019

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:

The Quality Engineer II will be a key member of the Nitinol Shape Memory team supporting the self-expanding component product lines.  This role will partner with representatives from the Manufacturing Engineering and Production functions.  The person in this role will take the lead in addressing quality issues in a dynamic production environment.  The ideal candidate will be comfortable interfacing with downstream internal customers and providing quality leadership to a production team running across three shifts.



Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Identifies and implements effective process control systems to support the development, qualification, and on-going manufacturing of products to meet or exceed internal and external requirements.
  • Supports culture of continuous improvement by driving enhancements to existing process controls.
  • Proactively investigates, identifies, and implements best-in-class Quality Engineering practices.
  • Promotes quality assurances, process controls, and CAPA systems designed to meet or exceed internal and external requirements.
  • Applies sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues.
  • Actively engages with production teams across all 3 shifts to develop solutions to improve outgoing quality.
  • Provides input and implements departmental or cross-functional engineering initiatives.
  • Provides project direction, coaching, and mentoring for technician team personnel.
  • Assures the development and execution of streamlined business systems which effectively identify and resolve quality issues.
  • Participates in team decision making and displays team problem solving/communication skills.



What We’re Looking For In You:

Basic Qualifications

  • BS with 2+ years of relevant experience OR MS with 1+ years of relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education/work experience
  • Strong data analysis skills (Excel, Minitab, etc.)
  • Self-starter with  proven ability to successfully work with minimal supervision
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner with high attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 year Engineering degree
  • Experience owning cross functional improvement and corrective action projects
  • Demonstrated project management success
  • Experience in the medical device, biotechnology or other highly regulated industry
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment




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: 442862


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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