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Engineer, Sr. R&D Job

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Date: Jun 16, 2019

Location: Minnetonka, MN, US, 55343

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough

 

 

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.

 

About this role:

Develops and/or sustains new technology, products, materials, processes, or equipment with minimal supervision.  Independently, or as a member of a team, develops, directs, and executes plans for a major segment of complex projects.

Compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data to establish technical specifications for designing or modifying products, processes, and materials.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

As the role is in Sustaining Engineering, the following responsibilities will be applied to already commercialized products:

  • Consistently generates innovative and unique solutions to market needs and submits idea disclosures.  Work is expected to result in the development of new or refined products, processes or equipment.
  • Successfully completes complex engineering work in one or more of the following: technology development, product design and development, test of materials or products, preparation of specifications, process study, research investigation (animal and clinical studies), and report preparation.
  • Selects techniques to solve complex problems and make sound design recommendations.
  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from complex test results.
  • Designs and prepares complex reports to communicate results to technical community.
  • Designs and coordinates complex engineering tests and experiments.
  • Coordinates, manages, and documents project goals and progress and recommends appropriate revisions.
  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products or equipment.
  • Interfaces with Physicians/Cath Lab personnel to obtain feedback on concepts and performance of new devices.
  • Translates customer needs into product requirements and design specifications.
  • Responsible for engineering documentation.
  • Works cooperatively with process development, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing on complex projects to ensure project success.
  • May train and/or provide work direction to technicians and entry-level engineers.
  • Demonstrates PDP/TPD system knowledge through delivery of high quality and high impact deliverables.

 

What we are looking for:

Basic qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical and/or electromechanical engineering
  • Experienced in the following:
    • 5-7 years experience in R&D engineering
    • Minimum 3 years experience in Medical Device Industry

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment
    • Pre-Assigned project work or unplanned activities supporting the business prioritized by:
      • Patient Safety/Complaints
      • Compliance
      • Customer Service
      • Value improvement projects
  • Demonstrated experienced in the following:
    • CAPA
    • Medical Device Design Controls
    • Technical Writing Skills
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Ability co-ordinate/manage and lead project teams with energy

 

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: 446520

 


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