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Date: Aug 28, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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 this role:
Boston Scientific believes that to grow our business to the next level, we must develop our people through world class learning.  Our team owns the global training process for Boston Scientific and directly empowers learning for over 32,000 people worldwide. We create, sustain, and continuously improve the processes and systems that learners, supervisors, and training content owners use to ensure that the right people get the right training at the right time. This role provides a unique opportunity to interact with people across all aspects of Boston Scientific’s enterprise, leveraging process expertise, problem solving, and influence to positively impact BSC’s culture.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead global projects and build cross functional teams to support improvement and creation of learning processes and systems.
  • Partner with business representatives to drive training assignment decisions and actions.
  • Provide training expertise to onboard acquisition teams as they integrate including: reviewing the training strategy to align with process integration, assisting with integration of training, and meeting with and training acquisition supervisors on the BSC assignment processes
  • Manage pilot process and testing for new learning solutions
  • Clearly convey process knowledge and interpret training records to support internal and external audits
  • Provide guidance and direction to functional groups on issues relating to training compliance, non-conformities, and audit findings
  • Lead CAPA projects or contribute as a key team member on a CAPA project team
  • Primary point of contact to provide training and guidance to administrators of the Learning Management System
  • May design, implement, or support the development and use of learning assessment methodologies and tools
  • Perform data analysis and apply problem solving methodologies to solve complex learning process and system problems with broad business impact


What we're looking for:
Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and 7+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Demonstrated success leading projects with global impact
  • Command of Microsoft office suite, including advanced Excel skills
  • Team player, strong communicator and collaborator

Preferred qualifications:

  • Training or Development Certification (such as ATD CPTD)
  • Proficiency supporting validated Learning Management Systems
  • Familiar with medical device Quality System regulations and standards (ISO13485)
  • Experience automating manual processes using RPA tools (i.e. Automation Anywhere)
  • Multilingual


Requisition ID: 484322


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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