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Supervisor, Equipment Maintenance and Reliability Job

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Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Spencer, IN, US, 47460

Company: Boston Scientific

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Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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:

Performs and supervises equipment maintenance activities including complex preventative maintenance and repair of equipment. Coordinates timely execution of preventative and corrective maintenance activities on production equipment, thus maximizing equipment availability. Documents equipment maintenance and maintains stocking levels of spare parts. Supervises and schedules the daily activities of the equipment support department. Assists in development of less skilled technicians and creation of a teamwork environment in the department. Establishes and analyzes metrics for key equipment reliability indicators.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Supervise and assign day to day maintenance activities including regularly scheduled preventive maintenance of production equipment, according to the companys standard operating procedures, safety policies, Federal QSR, and ISO 9001 International Standards. Ensures the quality-recorded information on equipment maintenance and/or repair forms.
  • Supervise and train technicians in the assembly, modification, troubleshooting, repair and documentation of complex production equipment.
  • Ensure production maintenance efficiency by cost, customer service, and customer response time analysis. Establish metrics for all key indicators in the department such as equipment availability, meantime to repair, failure root cause, spare part consumption, etc.
  • Responsible for the overall maintenance of spare parts availability, accessibility, controls and cost. Places purchase orders for spare parts, and maintains stocking levels of spare parts.
  • Analyse causes of equipment failures and assist or coordinate in resolution. Works with teammates in pursuing improvements or changes to enhance equipment availability
  • Maintain cleanroom standards, practices, and housekeeping according to standard operating procedures. Keep work areas and workshop area organized and cleaned at all times.
  • Use necessary safety equipment and make sure of its proper use by personnel under their supervision.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities during shut down of production areas under their supervision.
  • Supervise technicians assigned to the production area by overseeing the development of personnel, managing schedules, executing disciplinary actions as required, overseeing the good use of tools and equipment and developing an environment of respect, accountability and teamwork.


What we are looking for:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in mechanical, or reliability engineering and 3 years of relevant experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 7 years of relevant experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) program is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in plant maintenance and/or plant reliability roles is preferred.
  • Basic understanding of instrumental and electrical equipment is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis of plant maintenance data such as repair history, failure rates, operating points, etc.is preferred.
  • Demonstrated history of utilizing Reliability Centered Maintenance tools to optimize asset performance / lifecycle.
  • Experience in root cause failure analysis and FMEA
  • Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professional (SMRP) certification is preferred.
  • One year minimim of supervisory expereince preferred.


Requisition ID: 491617


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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