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Supervisor, R&D

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): 

New Delhi, HR, IN

Additional Location(s): India-New Delhi

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.

Purpose Statement

 

 

Supervises, leads and provides technical direction to a group of technicians and/or entry level engineers.  Devotes a portion of time contributing to the technical responsibilities of the department.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Provides guidance and on the job training to staff.
  • Assists subordinates in attaining career goals.
  • Motivates individuals to achieve results.
  • Works with manager to establish department goals and accountabilities.
  • Assists manager to plan resource needs and hiring for department and projects.
  • Maintains and enhances cross-functional team relationships.
  • Works with professional staff in resolving technical problems.
  • Ensures policies and processes are followed.
  • Review and sign Design History File
  • Contribute to the Annual Operating Plan
  • Successfully complete technical work in one or more of the following: design and development, test of materials or products, preparation of specifications, process study, research investigation, and report preparation

Education and Experience:

  • BE/B.tech degree in Mechanical/Biomedical engineering.
  • Minimum 12 years of R&D / NPD experiences in medical devices
  • Required to have experience in at least 1 complete product lifecycles i.e. from product conceptualization to design, development, and manufacturing of medical devices
  • Knowledge in medical grade material sciences and processing – Metals, Polymers, plastics
  • Should have knowledge of quality system & processes that needs to be applied for product development
  • Project Management with proficiency in MS project or similar tools

Quality System Requirements

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.

For those individuals that supervise others, the following statements are applicable:

 

  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
  • Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.

Management Requirements

 

  • May lead a group or team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals.  Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and if applicable, drive those practices throughout their organization.
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • May direct and control the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements).

Job Scope and Leveling Guidelines

 

Scope

Accomplishes tasks mainly through direct supervision of support and entry level professional employees. Monitors progress toward departmental goals; monitors costs of projects and human and material resources within a department or unit. Receives task-oriented work assignments that are subject to a moderate level of control and review. Directs subordinates to complete assignments using established guidelines, procedures and policies.

 

Supervision Received

Works under general supervision. Receives limited supervision on standard issues, and detailed instructions on new assignments. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment, overall quality, efficiency and accuracy.

 

Supervision Provided

Provides direction and guidance to predominantly support and entry level professional personnel; assigns tasks, checks work at frequent intervals and maintains schedules. Evaluates performance of and assists in career development planning for subordinates.

 

Job Complexity

Works on issues of limited scope. Follows established practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained. Monitors daily operations of a unit or sub-unit. Requires full knowledge of own area of functional responsibility.

 

Policy Involvement

Administers and executes policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees. Develops and/or identifies new work processes and the improved utilization of human and material resources within the assigned area or related departments.

 

Operations Involvement/Direct Work Involvement

Monitors daily operations of a unit and actively assists, or provides direction to, subordinates as required. Investigates and solves basic problems that impact work processes and personnel within a unit or department. May perform, especially in staff or professional groups, ongoing operational tasks of organizational units.

 

Project Involvement

May participate in department project teams.

 

Planning and Organization

Schedules human and material resources within a department or section in conjunction with near-term plans to ensure their availability; carries out operations within an established budget.

 

Impact

Assignments are expressed in the form of tasks; generally makes day-to-day decisions within established policies, procedures and guidelines in order to carry out the operations and processes selected at higher levels. Ensures that projects are completed on time following established procedures and schedules.  Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to achieve results might cause delays in program schedules and result in the allocation of more resources.

 

Influence and Leadership

Promotes department goals by selecting, motivating, and training capable staff. Leads the activities of assigned staff by communicating and providing guidance towards achieving department objectives.

 

Liaison

Frequently interacts on internal basis with subordinates and supervisors at equivalent level or one level higher.  Communication  normally involves specific phases of a project or operation.  External contacts are infrequent and involve routine matters, such as the exchange or presentation of factual information.

 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed
by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list
of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Job-specific training requirements associated with responsibilities and tasks personnel perform are established and demonstrated through their individual learning plan.

Please contact your local EH&S department for more information on physical requirements.

 

Requisition ID: 547033

 

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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