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Date: Sep 29, 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.

This R&D Sr. Mechanical Engineer will be part of the Peripheral Interventions Electronic Medical Equipment mechanical team and will focus primarily on new product development and sustaining engineering related to single-use tissue ablation products within the Interventional Oncology business.  Project focus will include a variety of single-use devices used for cryoablation of tissue. Day-to-day work will include a variety of activities such as mechanical design, SolidWorks, hands-on lab work, data analysis, documentation, task planning and coordination, and collaboration with others. A strong mechanical aptitude is a must.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Fully participates in and successfully contributes to project teams typically including the following activities: product design and development, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process capability studies, report preparation, and planning/coordination of work.
  • Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet timelines.
  • Trains and/or provides work direction to technicians and junior engineers, as necessary.
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments.
  • Designs, procures, and fabricates tooling and fixtures.
  • Performs troubleshooting on new products/process problems as related to design, material, or process.
  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results.
  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results to technical community.
  • Invents/creates concepts and designs for new products, processes, and submits idea disclosures.
  • Works cooperatively with process development, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing to ensure project success. 
  • Consults and solicits feedback from internal stakeholders to identify customer needs and translate these requirements into the mechanical designs. In addition, provides support regarding product development to internal departments as it relates to mechanical design.
  • Demonstrates PDP/TDP system knowledge through delivery of high quality deliverables.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering. 
  • 5+ years of engineering work experience with a minimum of 3 years of medical device development experience.  Relevant advanced education considered as substitute for work experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and/or catheter design experience/education is desired.
  • Cryoablation product development experience is a plus.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks.
  • Significant experience with hands-on building and testing of single-use device prototypes.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and broad knowledge of materials. 



Requisition ID: 502281


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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