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Engineer II, Packaging - Quincy, MA

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): 

Quincy, MA, US, 62301


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:
Under limited supervision, the packaging engineer is responsible for developing and analyzing packaging, products, materials, processes and equipment for projects of moderate complexity.  The incumbent will compile, analyze and report operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly-designed or modified packaging, products, processes or materials

In this role you will...

  • Provide engineering support for sustainability projects related to medical device packaging
  • Design and coordinate standard engineering tests and experiments for existing design improvements
  • Complete packaging tests of new sustainable materials for product development
  • Execute value improvement projects within the distribution environment  
  • Generate and manage packaging related documentation including specifications, test plans and reports
  • Work with project teams on packaging, product design and development, materials testing, specification preparation, process capability studies, report preparation as well as documentation processes and tests
  • Work independently to plan and schedule activities necessary to meet timelines
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and advances in the medical device packaging industry
  • Collaborate with various BSC departments, divisions and suppliers to ensure a consistent, practical and improved approach to packaging

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any engineering discipline


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with packaging engineering and/or supply chain
  • Working knowledge of packaging equipment and materials such as paperboard, corrugated, flexible films, Tyvek, thermoformed trays and injection molded parts 
  • Familiarity with ASTM and ISTA package testing requirements
  • Understanding of quality system controls (e.g. user needs, design inputs, outputs, verification, validation, etc.)
  • Experience sustainability and process improvement initiatives
  • Strong problem-solving skills and results oriented; ability to manage multiple projects efficiently
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills


Requisition ID: 534670


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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