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Quality Manager I

Work mode:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s):  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 This Role:

The Quality Manager I will lead a team of quality engineers within the Maple Grove Nitinol Shape Memory business unit supporting manufacturing and new product development.


In a fast-paced and dynamic environment, the Quality Manager I will be responsible for directing and prioritizing quality signals and improvement projects to ensure the manufacture and delivery of high-quality products and facilitate compliance with regulatory requirements while partnering with Production, Engineering, R&D, and Process Development teams.  


Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide guidance and training to staff, assist subordinates in attaining career goals, motivate individuals to achieve results, and recruit and maintain a high-performing team
  • Manages and/or provides day-to-day leadership to engineers and cross functional team members and set priorities accordingly
  • Own and drive deliverables related to Product Performance, Quality, and Compliance; key partner in all manufacturing department goals and objectives
  • Lead & create engagement around continuous improvement activities within the production line/area; driving corrective and preventive actions
  • Support new product and process integrations with built in quality and strategies that align to production area
  • Maintain and enhance cross-functional and cross-site relationships
  • Provide guidance regarding technical strategies and approaches; work cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements)


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in engineering or related field with 8 years of related experience or Minimum of a Masters degree with 6 years of related experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory and/or management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years managing and leading projects



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical device experience
  • Advanced technical degree preferred
  • Previous experience in Nitinol processing
  • Proven business acumen, effective communication skills, demonstrated track record of project management execution, and leadership experience







Requisition ID: 581165

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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 prohibited substance 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.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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