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Quality Technician I (3rd Shift) Job

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Date: Feb 23, 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:

The quality technician is the first point of contact for production personnel regarding quality issues.  The quality technician is responsible for documenting non-conforming events as well as identifying and segregating impacted material.  The position requires creative thinking and investigation skills to resolve problems that arise on a production line manufacturing more than 15,000 units per day.  The quality technician will be responsible for supporting multiple production areas in the coating, packaging, and stent delivery system factory keeping material flowing and assuring quality requirements are maintained throughout the process.



This role will be required to support 3rd shift, Sunday - Thursday (10:00pm - 6:00am).



Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Perform project and product testing
  • Assist engineers in failure analysis
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement projects.
  • Assist with quality issues and quality metrics related activities.
  • Document non-conforming events and quarantine impacted material
  • Perform testing, gather data, and analyze results of product testing and process monitoring.
  • Assist with CAPA activities
  • Use documentation systems to research information and generate Change Requests.
  • Assist in the investigation and disposition of nonconforming materials, designs and/or systems.
  • Review device history records (DHR) and acceptance records to ensure all activities in the Device Master Record (DMR) have been performed and approved.
  • Update databases and spreadsheets used to track, monitor, and report department activities.
  • Use the inventory and traceability management systems to transact and research material.
  • Communicate with a wide variety of BSC personnel in and outside of the plant.



What We’re Looking For In You:

Minimum Qualifications

  • AA degree or higher
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrates good documentation practices and ability to maintain deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Independent organization and prioritization of multiple tasks
  • Able to communicate technical information to engineers and collaborate to identify root cause of issues
  • Must be able to work independently under limited supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Experience in the medical device field in a quality role
  • Experience in SAP or equivalent MRP system
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Workstation error proofing experience







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: 475518


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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