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Global Construction Safety Manager

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752


Additional Location(s): US-MA-Marlborough; Costa Rica-Coyol; Costa Rica-Heredia; Ireland-Clonmel; Ireland-Cork; Ireland-Galway; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove

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 Global Construction Safety Manager will establish global health and safety standards for all Boston Scientific’s commercial and global supply chain construction projects from concept design to completion.  This role collaborates with the Global Capital Projects team along with site EHS and facilities managers to ensure these standards are integrated into every project, while monitoring implementation and performance metrics.  As a key contributor in developing construction management processes, the incumbent is responsible for promoting exceptional health and safety performance by influencing contractor selection, overseeing safety measures during all construction phases, and recognizing outstanding contractors upon project completion.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining the Global Safety in Construction Standard to establish core expectations and ensure alignment with key stakeholders in all project stages
  • Collaborating with the Global Capital Projects team to ensure health and safety requirements are effectively integrated during project management execution and embedded in new construction designs
  • Partnering with the Global Workplace Strategy team to ensure health and safety requirements are integrated into workplace development
  • Ensuring all existing and proposed construction projects incorporate and maintain effective and appropriate health and safety controls during all project phases (i.e. planning, contract initiating, construction, commissioning, project completion, etc.)
  • Developing and implementing construction performance metrics for health and safety; capture and report performance to appropriate BSC leadership.
  • Establishing a health and safety compliance matrix for all construction project locations; conduct site performance reviews to ensure Boston Scientific requirements are being met during all project phases
  • Implementing safety assurance processes for the hand-back of all construction projects upon completion; establish processes for any health and safety corrective actions
  • Performing site compliance assurance assessments and ensuring required corrective actions are managed to effective closure to ensure adherence to standards and regulations throughout project lifecycle
  • Attending Global Capital Projects meetings to represent health and safety requirements and advise on required actions; support EHS managers with on-going construction activities on their sites
  • Monitoring the health and safety performance of key construction contractors to ensure a process for approving and restricting contractors is in place


Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any engineering discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of experience administering standard health and safety concepts, practices, and procedures within the construction industry 
  • Working knowledge of construction regulatory structures and experience interfacing with regulatory agencies
  • Experience leading and influencing cross-functionally to meet business goals and objectives
  • Ability to travel up to 30% (domestically and internationally)


Preferred qualifications

  • Effective communication and presentation skills; ability to collaborate with construction site teams and senior leadership 
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently



Requisition ID: 583001

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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 prohibited substance 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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