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Date: Mar 30, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-CA-Los Gatos; US-CA-Valencia; US-IN-Spencer; US-MA-Cambridge; US-MA-Quincy; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove



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.


Principal Quality Engineer


About the role:

Develops, establishes and maintains quality-engineering methodologies, systems, and practices which meet BSC, customer, and regulatory requirements. Serve as a Quality representative to improve awareness, visibility, and communication on quality initiatives to support departmental, functional, site, regional, divisional and corporate quality goals and priorities. Provide quality engineering support within technical development concepts, new product, service or technology development, operational, or system/services support.  Collaborates with Quality management to recommend, design and implement functional process improvements. May mentor less experienced Quality staff, as well as other cross-functional stakeholders on implementing Quality processes and procedures as appropriate.


Please note that this role can sit at any BSC global site or location


Your responsibilities include:

  • Applies experienced technical quality engineering principles to assigned products, services, technologies or sites and guides them into implementation.
  • Champion departmental or cross-functional engineering initiatives.
  • Provide project direction, coaching, and mentoring for engineering and technical team personnel.
  • Proactively investigates, identifies, and implements best-in-class Quality Engineering practices.
  • Identifies and implements effective process and design control systems to support the development, qualification, and on-going manufacturing of products to meet or exceed internal and external quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Lead the implementation of assurances, process controls, and CAPA systems designed to meet or exceed internal and external requirements.
  • Act as leader or team member in supporting quality disciplines, decisions, and practices.
  • Apply sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues.
  • Assure the development and execution of streamlined business systems, which effectively identify and resolve quality issues.
  • Advise management on potential improvements or enhancement to quality systems and processes in the company.


What we’re looking for in you:


  • Bachelor’s degree at a minimum required.
  • Experience working in medical device (or related) industry required.
  • 9-11 Years of experience required; Relevant functional experience within the areas of Supply Chain and/or Distribution preferred.
  • Demonstrated capability in collaborating and partnering within a global environment/ matrix organization.
  • Proven track record in building a continuous improvement culture based on Business Excellence principles and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated high degree of integrity, professionalism and ability to establish credibility.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, collaboration and influencing skills.
  • High sense of urgency and commitment to execution in a fast pace environment.
  • Fluent in English language.
  • Willingness to travel internationally



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: 444141


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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