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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Spencer, IN, US, 47460

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)


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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.


Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor


About the Role:
Supervise, lead and provide technical direction to a manufacturing engineering team of engineers & technicians supporting the production lines in Spencer, IN.  Additionally, individual will be responsible for leading and completing strategic projects as well as supporting emerging issues on the production line to ensure the metrics of Safety, Quality, Service and Cost at met at Production Unit level.  The individual will get a balanced mix of supervision and engineering work, enabling growth in both the technical and supervisory aspects of the role.


Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports
  • Monitor daily line performance & guide team priorities to meet production unit goals
  • Coach Engineers & Technicians through problem solving of complex issues.
  • Ensure proper resource allocation to ensure issues on the line get resolved with minimal disruption to strategic projects
  • Support direct reports’ career growth through competencies by providing guidance on training and development opportunities
  • Support development of manufacturing process improvements by providing technical guidance to less experienced personnel, including change management.
  • Successfully complete manufacturing engineering project work on Value Improvement Process (VIP) and Strategic Quality Process (SQP) projects.
  • Lead engineering teams to the successful completion of complex projects impacting the Production Unit.
  • Ability to effectively execute high level engineering tasks, including planning, scheduling, and leading major cross functional technical projects of a complex manner.
  • Intuitively identifies technical risks and acts proactively to reduce negative impact on product and projects.
  • Maintain and enhance cross-functional team relationships.
  • Ensures policies and processes are followed.
  • Must comply with requirements of ISO 14001:2015 and BSC Environmental, Health and Safety standards and follow procedures and instructions related to these standards
  • Assist manager in providing guidance and training to staff, developing direct reports to attain career goals, motivating individuals to achieve results, and recruiting and maintaining a high-quality staff.
  • Work with manager to establish department goals, objectives, and budgets.
  • Assist manager to plan resource needs and hiring for department.


What We’re Looking For In You:
Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline required
  • 5+ years related manufacturing engineering
  • Experience solving advanced technical problems
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience developing processes (i.e. process characterization)
  • Experience using project management principles (i.e. critical path mgmt., objectives/goals/outcomes, change mgmt., risk mgmt., etc.)
  • Experience using statistical process control (SPC)
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Experience qualifying complex equipment
  • Practical understanding of manufacturing problem solving and process improvement tools such as DMAIC and production flow tools such as LEAN manufacturing.


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Medical device or highly regulated industry experience preferred
  • Certified Six-Sigma Black-Belt
  • Experience with Printed-Circuit-Board-Assembly (PCBA)
  • Direct or indirect people leadership experience and managing projects preferred

Requisition ID: 480694


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.

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