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Technician IV, R&D Job

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Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Minnetonka, MN, US, 55343

Company: Boston Scientific

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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 the role:

Assist R&D engineers, scientists, and/or teams in the development and analysis of products, materials, processes, or equipment.  This level position requires an extensive knowledge base and a high degree of independence.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Execute assigned tasks for project deliverables.
  • Develop solutions and contribute to initial design, testing, and process concepts.
  • Construct prototype products and/or detailed test methods from concepts.
  • Organize, coordinate, and execute testing of prototypes/materials with minimal engineering guidance.
  • Develop new test methods and/or make revisions to existing test methods.
  • Coordinate procuring and qualification of new or modified test equipment.
  • Prepare reports/documentation to communicate results to the technical community.
  • Use developed networks in assisting engineering teams in obtaining necessary materials, services, and test data.
  • Work with internal resources and external vendors to identify and obtain supplies and services.
  • Train/Coach peers on the technical aspects of their job including interpreting and rationalizing results (i.e. statistics, DOE).


What we’re looking for:

Basic Qualifications

  • Technical Degree (i.e., AA, Certificate) or equivalent and 8+ years in R&D technical support or related area
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong Hands on skills
  • Ability to set-up / conduct product testing and collect data
  • Support projects interacting with other technicians and engineers
  • Operate and maintain complex test equipment
  • Identify additional or new vendors to identify and acquire necessary supplies, materials, equipment and tools for specific projects


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to learn or have knowledge in Machining, Molding, Extrusion and Electronics/Soldering
  • SolidWorks
  • Contribute ideas into R&D for product design or issue resolutions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects independently
  • Design control/Change Request process experience
  • Experience with data analysis / Minitab
  • Ability to design / create test methods


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: 448776


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