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Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.


Senior Design Assurance Manager- Interventional Cardiology (IC)


Boston Scientific is currently recruiting for a Sr. Design Assurance Manager to lead a team in our Maple Grove MN location.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team in sustaining and developing of medical electrical equipment with specific focus on mechanical and electrical elements.  You will work with your R&D, PD and Manufacturing peers on current and future Interventional Cardiology (IC) products/systems in this rapidly growing division of BSC.
This role will provide DA leadership for Single Use Devices, hardware or software development and sustaining for the IC business and lead a team of skilled Engineers and Technicians.  You will be responsible for ensuring product quality and compliance through leading the application of Design Control and Risk Management and is a key partner to the Research & Development, Regulatory, Marketing and Manufacturing Engineering teams in achieving new product development, commercialization and product sustainment.   


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leads quality team on product/system development projects of major magnitude and scope.  Key Quality voice of influence on projects.
  • Leads quality team on functional deliverables and ensures technical excellence for product or technical development.
  • Owns and drives deliverables related to Design Controls, Risk Management, Product Performance, Quality, and Compliance; key partner in all department goals and objectives.   Including leading V&V activities and failure investigations.
  • Owns and drives commercial product monitoring and all related product sustainment activities.
  • Develops and implements quality strategies; seeks innovative approaches to attaining quality goals.
  • Provides guidance and training to staff, assists subordinates in attaining career goals, motivates individuals to achieve results, and recruits and maintains a high quality staff.
  • Develops department budget and monitors spending.
  • Determines appropriate staff levels and schedules.  Works with key partners to understand priorities and plans resource allocation accordingly.
  • Maintains and enhances cross-functional team relationships.
  • Provides significant guidance regarding technical strategies and approaches; works cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues.
  • Lead a team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals.  Coach, direct, and develop a high performing team.
  • 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).
  • Directly interfaces with internal and external audit activities.  


What we’re looking for in you:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 7-9 years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 5+ years of direct supervisory experience with a passion for leadership and team development.
  • Medical Device or regulated industry experience.
  • Understanding of applicable electrical safety standards and configuration management
  • Experience in reliability testing

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience leading technical teams
  • Prior R&D experience
  • Advanced degree in a technical field or business
  • Regulatory compliance experience in the areas of medical devices, combination products, pharmaceuticals, and analytical methodology


Requisition ID: 480216


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 drug-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.

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