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Supervisor, Production - 3rd Shift

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s):  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

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.


About the role:
Our Operations team in Maple Grove is searching for a Production Supervisor to join their team. The role of the Production Supervisor is to lead the production line/area cross-functional team in safely producing high quality products on time for the customer at the lowest cost. This position is a 3rd shift role, with required working hours of 9:30 PM - 5:30 AM.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Produce high quality products, safely, on time for the customer at the lowest cost 
  • Manufacture products to the highest quality standards and ensure compliance to all Boston Scientific policies and regulations
  • Identify customer requirements to deliver the right products at the right time
  • Be responsive & flexible to customer demands
  • Achieve & exceed the product cost goals
  • Lead and support new product development on the production line
  • Lead the cross functional production line/area team in achieving a high engagement & high-performance culture 
  • Promote safety, quality & compliance among the team while maintaining Good Manufacturing Practices at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members
  • Enable a culture of Operational Excellence throughout the production line/area cross-functional team
  • Ensure effective two-way communication within the production line/area cross-functional team
  • Manage, motivate, develop, and involve product builders through coaching and performance management 
  • Foster teamwork within the production line/area cross-functional team
  • Embed the company values through demonstration & recognition of individual & team behaviors
  • Manage the production line/area and set cross-functional team priorities accordingly
  • Ensure all resources are in place to achieve production and non-commercial commitments, Product Builders, Equipment, Core Team, Line Support, Space, etc.
  • Ensure product builder training is effective & efficient
  • Ensure appropriate flexibility & versatility in the production line/area
  • Complete leader standard work to ensure line to standard or escalate appropriately
  • Lead & create engagement around continuous improvement within the production line/area
  • Achieve continuous improvement goals (safety, quality, service, cost, space, etc.) through the utilization of the Business Essentials & operational excellence techniques
  • Benchmark and share best practices
  • Production Line/Area Planning 
  • Analyze committed build plan requirements and provide production commitments for the production line/area including non-commercial requirements
  • Anticipate requirements and position resources to meet & exceed the customer needs
  • Provide appropriate input into the long-term planning of the production line/area

Expected activity profile:

  • Production Line/Area Planning
  • Produce high quality products on time for the customer at the lowest cost
  • Manage the production line/area cross-functional team priorities
  • Lead and create engagement around continuous improvement within the production line/area cross-functional team
  • Lead the cross-functional team in achieving a high engagement and high-performance culture

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • 2+ years of supervisor/management experience
  • Solid computer skills required including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated Lean tools/systems experience
  • Must be able to work 3rd shift, with required working hours of 9:30 PM - 5:30 AM

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in a regulated environment 
  • Medical device industry experience 
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Strong good communication skills
  • Ability to be a self-starter


Requisition ID: 540267


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.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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