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Technical Project Lead, External Manufacturing Job

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-MA-Marlborough

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 Technical Project Lead will be responsible for the leadership of the Operations portion of new product development projects, VIPs, site transfers, acquisition integrations and other manufacturing project initiatives associated with Sourced Finished Medical Device (SFMD) products. Ultimately, the Project Manager is responsible for the seamless execution of these projects. Project size will range from small one-off tasks to large programs and line extension activities. These projects will occur at BSC’s external manufacturing partners. Multiple projects of various sizes will be handled simultaneously by the PM, which will include leading cross functional teams. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead teams consisting of BSC and SFMD Supplier resources.  Effectively communicate cross-functionally and provide technical guidance to cross-functional Core Team members and Core Team Leaders as applicable.  
  • Assemble the cross functional resources required to drive project completion. 
  • Identify, coordinate, and ensure completion all activities required to for an assigned project or task while confirming current policies and best practices.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and activities based on business need, timing, and financial risk. 
  • Ensure manufacturability of products transferred into production using various tool kits, work instructions and best practices.
  • Proactivity identifies issues that may affect quality, cost, or service levels and work with internal and/or external teams to resolve or address. 
  • Create project tracking plans, schedules, and risks for projects and communicate across the organization as applicable. 
  • Delegate and manage tasks among team members as appropriate to their skill level and risk to the project. Elevate issues and clear barriers to team progress to allow for project success.
  • Serve as a technical resource to drive day-to-day supplier sustaining initiatives, such as Change Notifications, as required.
  • Resolve conflicts with team members and involve functional management as required to ensure timely project completion.
  • Make occasional presentations to upper management and key stakeholders.

What we’re looking for in you:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years engineering experience (manufacturing, process development or related)
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in engineering
  • Strong organization and execution skills will be required, as well as a demonstrated ability to confidently handle the top responsibility for project completion
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time domestically and internationally

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of relevant project management experience in Operations or Development either leading projects or as a team member leading significant segments of projects
  • Experience in working with external suppliers or as a supplier to large customers.
  • Medical Device manufacturing experience strongly desired including familiarity with equipment qualification and process validation.
  • Familiarity with identifying, driving, and implementing continuous improvement projects
  • Experience in manufacturing production transfers.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and a deep understanding of internal SOPs is a plus
  • PMP certification a plus.


Requisition ID: 533475


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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