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Senior Quality Supervisor Job

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Date: May 22, 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:

  • This position will be supporting a catheter assembly unit in the role of Quality supervisor.  
  •  The candidate in this role will have the opportunity to ensure we build high quality products which are a BSC competitive advantage in the market. The role will also have opportunity to be part of a very high performing operations value stream and Quality organization.
  • This position will allow the incumbent to exercise and grow into a management career; at the same time utilize their engineering expertise to make an impact on new product development, supporting and sustaining production.
  • This role will play an integral part into product transfer activities to other BSC sites.



Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Provides ownership and leadership to champion departmental or cross-functional initiatives. Provides direction, coaching, and mentoring to engineering and/or technical team personnel. Provides guidance on daily work priorities and sequence of activities in area of responsibility with direction from management.
  • Proactively investigates, identifies, and implements best-in-class quality practices.
  • Own NCEPs and CAPAs and utilize good problem-solving skills to develop robust corrective actions. Leads in the implementation of assurances, process controls, and CAPA systems. Acts as an effective leader or team member supporting quality disciplines, decisions, and practices
  • Lead investigations in identifying and resolving quality issues using six sigma, lean, mistake proofing, and related tools/techniques.
  • Identifies and implements effective systems and process controls supporting the development, qualification, testing, measurement, or ongoing manufacturing of products.
  • Assures the development and execution of streamlined mistake proof business and production systems which effectively identify and resolve quality issues.
  • Partners with internal and external stakeholders and vendors to ensure quality objectives are met and to provide solutions to quality issues.
  • Focuses on continuous improvement by championing value improvement projects (VIP) and lean business practices (LBP).



What We’re Looking For In You:

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 Years experience with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or applicable field, or 3 Years with Master’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education/work experience.
  • Previous experience leading cross-functional teams or direct supervisory experience.
  • Experience working in medical device manufacturing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience supervising employees.
  • Highly motivated individual that can independently drive deliverables to completion thru collaboration among team members and internal support staff.
  • Possesses effective interpersonal skills and able to deal with challenges associated with a large, diversified workforce.
  • Demonstrates effective change leadership.




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: 446690


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