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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.


Supplier Engineer II - Electrical



About the Role:

Responsible for assessing electrical and mechanical interactions of components, printed circuit assemblies and complex sub-assemblies with hardware system-level requirements. Provides support in the creation, development, on-boarding, commercialization, and sustaining engineering of medical devices as a Component Engineer in the Supplier Engineering department. The individual will be required to partner with Manufacturing, Quality, R&D and Reliability groups to help design, develop, evaluate and troubleshoot complex components and assemblies.


Your Responsibilities Include:


  • Works with R&D to research, develop, design, and evaluate mechanical and electronic components and sub-assemblies for use in medical device applications.
  • Develops understanding of electronics manufacturing industry and key suppliers to assist commodity team with sourcing decisions.
  • Partners with manufacturing and quality engineering to analyze and resolve component-related issues on the internal manufacturing lines.
  • Acts as the first point of contact for component-related technical questions at an internal manufacturing site.
  • Works with suppliers around the globe to understand component and subassembly manufacturing processes and acts as technical expert to ensure repeatable and reproducible quality/ reliability during the life of the product.
  • Investigates and evaluates new and existing technologies for use in future products or improve quality/reliability of current product.
  • Performs a variety of routine technical tasks which provide experience and familiarization with the engineering methods, practices, products and programs of the materials function. Examples include completion of First Article reports, material regulation compliance, and engineering change requests.
  • Interfaces with suppliers with support from senior engineering staff and commodity team members to support investigation of supplied material issues or supply constraints.
  • Assists in troubleshooting processes on-site at supplier facility, generally under supervision or to a plan agreed to by senior engineering staff.
  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.


What We’re Looking For:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical preferred)
  • 3 – 5 yrs. experience with a Bachelor’s degree
  • 0 – 3 yrs. experience with Master’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical preferred)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent project management skills are a must.
  • Strong bias for action and results orientation is critical.
  • Individual must be self-driven and self-motivated to learn and use that knowledge to produce results.
  • Good understanding of statistical methods, six sigma methodologies, DOE, previous experience in designing assemblies or components.
  • Previous experience with electronics manufacturing (SMT manufacturing and electronic test) is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience in working with suppliers is 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: 437834


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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