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R&D Engineer II 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): 

Minnetonka, MA, US, 55343

Additional Location(s):  N/A

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 Prosthetic Urology new product R&D Engineer II develops products, materials, processes, or equipment for projects of moderate complexity. In addition, under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products, processes, and materials.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Fully participates in and successfully contributes to project teams typically including the following activities: product design and development, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process capability studies, research investigations (animal and clinical studies), report preparation, and process/test documentation

  • Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet timelines

  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments

  • Designs, procures, and fabricates tooling and fixtures

  • Performs troubleshooting on new products/process problems as related to design, material, or process

  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results

  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results to technical community

  • Responsible for engineering documentation

  • Invents/creates concepts and designs for new products/processes and submits idea disclosures.

  • May train and/or provide work direction to technicians

  • Works cooperatively with process development, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing to ensure project success

  • Demonstrates PDP/TDP process knowledge through delivery of high-quality deliverables

  • Responsible for supporting new product development using a systems approach to ensure all products meet performance and regulatory requirements


What we're looking for in you:

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years of industry/product development experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Biomedical or a related Engineering field

  • Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on technical inputs from multiple and varied sources

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and collaboration skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with INCOSE Systems Engineering principles and concepts for successful realization of engineered systems

  • Ability to research literature and develop clinical understanding with technical credibility

  • Biomedical, anatomy, pathophysiology, or clinical experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for successful interactions with senior leadership, physician partners, and cross functional teams

  • Experience developing and validating test methods including use of Instron systems, WaveMatrix, and LabView

  • Expertise in design simulation tools and analysis techniques

  • Hands-on approach to problem solving

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently to plan with little guidance, assist with scheduling and executing activities necessary to meet project timelines

  • Solid experimental design and statistical analysis knowledge

  • Strong ability to interact and collaborate with clinicians in the field, during preclinical studies, and in the lab

  • Strong leadership skills including experience as a product development program PM or Technical Lead

  • Success working on a team and developing practical solutions to complex and difficult problems.

  • Experimental design and statistical analysis expertise

  • Expertise in design simulation tools and analysis techniques




Requisition ID: 533624


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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