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Date: Jan 10, 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.


Senior Engineer, R&D


About the role:

The Senior R&D Engineer will be responsible for the product design and development aspects of self-expanding stents and/or delivery systems with a focus on developing innovative solutions that address customer needs. The candidate will work closely with the R&D team as well as the interdisciplinary project team (PD, DA, QE, PM) to close knowledge gaps, define the product design, and develop requirements and methods.  Strong communication, collaboration and critical-thinking skills are the skill-sets required of this position.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Evaluate competitive landscape through clinical and market research, interfacing with physicians, and working close with marketing and program management.
  • Develops new technology, products, materials, processes, or equipment with minimal supervision.
  • Develops, communicates, and executes plans for major segments of complex projects.
  • Leads technical teams through design prototyping, testing, verification, and validation of new medical devices
  • Translates customer needs through the development of product requirements, specifications, and test methods.
  • Closes technical gaps by root cause problem solving, sound engineering experimentation, and rational decision making.
  • Analyzes, summarizes, and reports conclusions from complex test results using valid statistical techniques.
  • Generates innovative solutions and submits invention disclosures continually seeking intellectual property.
  • Provides work direction and training to technicians and entry-level engineers.


What we’re looking for:

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Biomedical or a related Engineering field
  • 5+ years of medical device development experience (3+ years with MS, 2 years exp. with Ph.D BS in Engineering
  • Competent in Design of Experiments methodology (i.e. Design-Expert), statistical analysis software (i.e. Minitab), and design software (i.e. Solidworks)
  • Self-motivation with a passion for solving problems
  • Hands-on approach to product development


Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Engineering / MBA / Ph.D
  • Peripheral Interventions medical device experience
  • Experience with medical device Product Development Process (PDP)



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: 440591


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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