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Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

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.


Sr. Supplier Engineer Electrical


About The Role:

Responsible for assessing electrical interactions of printed circuit assemblies, complex sub-assemblies, and sourced finished devices with hardware system-level requirements. Provides support in the creation, development, on-boarding, commercialization, and sustaining engineering of medical device accessory products as a Component Engineer in the Supplier Engineering department. The individual will be required to partner with system level R&D, Manufacturing, Quality, Reliability, and Marketing groups to help design, develop, evaluate and troubleshoot complex components and sourced finished devices (Contract Manufacturers and OEM suppliers). This individual works independently, serves as a leader for projects, mentors junior staff and interacts cross functionally to design experiments and execute deliverables according to business needs. He/she is refining, broadening, and applying scientific expertise within and across disciplines surrounding core business principles.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Works with R&D to research, develop, design, and evaluate complex mechanical and electronic assemblies, sub-assemblies, and printed circuit assemblies for use in medical device applications.
  • Develops understanding of electronics manufacturing industry and key suppliers to drive commodity team sourcing decisions.
  • Works with suppliers around the globe to understand assembly and finished good 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.
  • Interfaces with suppliers and mentors junior engineers and commodity team members to support investigation of supplied material issues or supply constraints.
  • Drives troubleshooting processes on-site at supplier facility.
  • Remains knowledgeable of technologies within functional area, technology of expertise, and in the competitive landscape (e.g. relevant literature, attending conferences/meetings); identifies new applications for existing technologies.
  • Designs/documents complex experiments/protocols (e.g. DOE) to align with project goals, both internal and external; executes independently and directs junior staff with execution; develops experimental path to meet POTC.
  • Serves as a liaison between function and core team; compiles experimental results and communicates them to core team; communicates resulting impact of the data to project team; typically serves on projects of higher impact.
  • Identifies what resources are required to meet project milestones; makes recommendations to team leader.
  • 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

  • 5 – 7 yrs. experience with Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical preferred)
  • 3 – 5 yrs. experience with Master’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical preferred)
  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Previous experience in working with suppliers is preferred.
  • Previous experience with electronics manufacturing 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: 436202


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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