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Supervisor, Sr Quality

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 Locations:  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: The Senior Quality Supervisor is a unique opportunity for a highly capable experienced engineer and/or supervisor to leverage their technical and leadership skill sets as they help support the Core Technology Polymer (CTP) Business Unit in Maple Grove. 

He/she/they will drive improvements and efficiencies across the manufacturing technician and engineering population and work with the technical team to drive improvements to the manufacturing line. He/she/they will supervise and provide technical direction to a group of technicians and engineers across a diverse product portfolio. Primary focus will be on Product Quality, Component Obsolescence, line flow, and process improvements. The ideal candidate will be comfortable interfacing with downstream internal customers and providing quality leadership to the production team. 


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage a team of Engineers and Technicians implementing the work defined
  • Project Management of a broad projects with multiple tasks and customers
  • Apply sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues
  • Lead cross functional team in dispositioning non-conforming material, assisting in identification of manufacturing process defects, identification of primary root causes, and understanding corrective and preventative actions. May be responsible for working with process owners to bound product and document release criteria
  • Perform process validation and verification activities and generate/review related documentation
  • Identifies possible sources of manufacturing defects and devises methods to reduce process variation to reduce/eliminate the cause of defects
  • Collects and analyzes process defect data for product/process improvement efforts (e.g. scrap, nonconforming product, customer complaints) 
  • Evaluates the adequacy and compliance of systems, operations, and practices against regulations and company documentation
  • Acts as an inclusive leader and/or team member in supporting quality disciplines, decisions, and practices
  • Participates in team decision making and displays team problem solving/communication skills
  • Proactively investigates, identifies, and implements best-in-class Quality Engineering practices
  • Work with manager and peers to establish and maintain department goals, objectives, and budgets


Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in science, technology, mathematics, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing, operations, quality, or related experience
  • Must have practical understanding of problem solving and process improvement tools such as DMAIC and production flow tools such as LEAN manufacturing
  • Must be able to navigate high complexity Quality System Process and Procedures to help guide team in day-to-day responsibilities


Preferred qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering preferred
  • Medical Device experience preferred
  • Experience with the following disciplines: manufacturing/process engineering, CAPA, risk management or supplier quality
  • Must be able to communicate effectively by analyzing, summarizing, and presenting ideas concisely via visual communication methods i.e., tables, graphs, Excel, Minitab, and PowerPoint presentation
  • Experience managing multiple projects across various organizational disciplines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Requisition ID: 563476


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!

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