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Date: Nov 20, 2020

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 Supplier Engineer



About the Role:


The Senior Supplier Engineer will design and develop manufacturing processes, equipment, and systems to meet manufacturing delivery goals while reducing cost and ensuring product quality.  This position is part of the Sourced Finished Medical Device (SFMD) team and entails driving improvements at BSC Suppliers to achieve production goals (i.e., quality, delivery, cost, productivity, and safety). 


Your Responsibilities Include:


Manage projects which include new production equipment, process improvements, and cost reductions while supporting day to day operations success of assigned key SFMD suppliers.

  • Works cooperatively with R&D, Process Development, Quality, Production, Regulatory, Equipment Engineering, Supply Chain, and Marketing to ensure project success.
  • Successfully contributes to both new product development and current product support, typically including the following activities: process capability studies, process development, Six Sigma and Value Improvement projects, report preparation and process/test documentation.
  • Ability to independently designs and coordinate engineering tests and experiments including Design of Experiments.
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot new and existing product/process problems related to design, material, or processes.
  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results.
  • Prepares standard reports/documents to communicate results to the technical community.
  • May lead cross-functional project teams internally as well as with external suppliers
  • Trains and/or provides work direction to operators/technicians at BSC Supplier Site.
  • Submit and manage Change Requests to support manufacturing changes



What We're Looking For:


Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Engineering Required
  • 5+ years’ experience in a regulated industry
  • Proven organization and execution skills
  • Proven ability to solve technical problems and implement solutions
  • Proven leader and team player with the ability to drive tasks and lead projects to completion
  • Willing and able to work with engineers and technical staff from a SFMD Supplier at a different site.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Currently due to employee safety no travel is required. However, in the future 25% domestic and international is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing experience
  • Medical Device experience preferred


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: 470218


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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