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Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)



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.


R&D Technician III


About the role:

Assist R&D engineers, scientists, and/or teams in the development and analysis of products, materials, processes, or equipment.  This position requires an extensive knowledge base and a high degree of independence.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Test method development, equipment development and location moves, manage equipment qualifications and laboratory management.
  • Develop concepts and accordingly construct prototypes/products from concepts.
  • Utilize basic mechanical drawing or CAD software to document prototypes and fixtures.
  • Explore and propose creative solutions based on solid rationales and contribute to design and process concepts.
  • Organize, coordinate, and execute building and testing of prototypes/products per engineering instructions.
  • Assist project teams in establishing specifications and quality standards.
  • Use internal resources and qualified external vendors to assist engineering teams to identify and obtain supplies and services.
  • Act as a resource to other employees.
  • Communicate project status to project teams.
  • Not applicable.


What we’re looking for:

Minimum Qualifications

  • AA Degree or equivalent work experience in related discipline and 3+ years R&D technical support or related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to setup / conduct product testing and collect data to medical device standards.
  • Operate and maintain complex test equipment
  • Ability to work in a team environment interacting with engineers and technicians
  • Strong problem-solving skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Design control/change request experience
  • Ability to own engineering experimentation (designing, executing, reporting)
  • Experience with peripheral balloon catheter design and development
  • Test methods development and training 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.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 450429


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