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Principal Electro-Mechanical Engineer

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:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills; N/A; Costa Rica-Coyol; Ireland-Clonmel; US-IN-Spencer

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.


Delivering on the promise of medical innovation begins at Boston Scientific.


By delivering innovative products that help clinicians improve the lives of patients every single day, Boston Scientific makes a profound impact on the quality of medical care around the world.  As we continue to transform the field of medical technology, we seek dedicated individuals who possess the integrity and creative spirit needed to thrive in an innovative company.  Join a global organization that is fueled by the diversity and talent of its entire workforce.


Position Summary:

Responsible for providing electrical and mechanical engineering support and expertise in the development, manufacturing and testing of products with a focus on single-use imaging products.  Provides technical direction on a broad scope of new manufacturing and test equipment projects.  Independently, or as a member of a team, develops concepts, plans and builds of internal manufacturing and test equipment.  This job requires 30% travel.

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.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Assesses process capabilities, prioritizes process improvement opportunities, and innovates and implements process improvements on multiple and moderately complex processes.

  • Executes the functional deliverables associated with the PDP/TDP, Project Management, and Quality Systems.

  • Prepares and presents technical data and recommendations at technical reviews.

  • Trains and/or provides work direction to technicians and engineers and may train manufacturing personnel when required as part of a validation.

  • Experience with test method development and validation including software validation, equipment qualification, release and related documentation requirements.

  • Coordinate with suppliers and external resources needed in developing and implementing new process/product plans.

  • Applies technical knowledge to innovate (including IP creation), design, and develop processes, procedures, tooling and/or automation to support manufacturing and testing of product.

  • Drives and supports complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures to support standardization and cost reduction efforts.  Work is expected to result in the development of new or improved technologies, products, processes, manufacturing and test equipment.

  • Provide guidance and technical direction to product development teams.  Typically serves as a core team member or technical expert (subject matter expert) on platform and complex projects.

  • Interface with BSC's Direct Imaging Center of Excellence (DICE) and Imaging Capital teams to align on a process development technology roadmap for imaging products.

  • Influences and defines functional/departmental/divisional/corporate procedures through involvement with cross-functional engineering initiatives.

  • Specifies and/or designs automated equipment/processes/systems needed to meet challenging product and processing requirements.

  • Provides leadership role on championing functional best practices.

  • Technical writing and engineering documentation skills.

  • Organizational, communication and collaboration skills.


Required Qualifications:

  • MS in Electrical Engineering.  Prior experience with the assembly of electro-mechanical medical devices is preferred.

  • Work experience in optics, imaging electronics and/or real-time image processing.

  • 10+ years of work experience in product development or process engineering.

  • Experience leading technical teams across sites and time zones.

  • Must be able to demonstrate competency in leading others in critical thinking, problem solving and analysis and effective technical discussion.

  • Experience in medical imaging, cell phone cameras or similar industries/technologies.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Min. of 7 years work experience in a medical device company working in process or manufacturing engineering.

  • Experience in test methods related to camera electronics



Requisition ID: 535681


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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