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Manufacturing Engineer II - Plastics Job

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Date: Oct 15, 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:
This position leads initiatives for the daily support of production lines, manufacturing processes, materials, and equipment to meet the performance goals (i.e., safety, quality, cost, and delivery).   The primary of this role involves the plastics injection molding process. This role is expected to have high level of interaction with the product builders. It is expected to spend quality of time with the operators as well with counterparts in other technical functions (i.e. Quality, Production Supervisors, Equipment Techs). You will work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, this position will be responsible for several manufacturing processes, working cross-functionally with quality and production teams to achieve goals.
Your responsibilities will include:  

  • Provides daily support of production, processes, materials and equipment to achieve department goals (i.e. safety, quality, delivery, and cost).
  • Works cooperatively with R&D, Process Development, Quality, Production, Regulatory, Equipment Engineering, Supply Chain, and Marketing to ensure improvement projects are implemented successfully and on time.
  • Successfully contributes to resolution of problems in the manufacturing lines or improvement of processes, typically including the following activities: process capability studies, process development, Six Sigma and Value Improvement projects, report preparation and process/test documentation.
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments.
  • Perform DOE processing runs to support FDA process validation procedures.
  • Designs, procures, and fabricates equipment tooling and fixtures.
  • Performs troubleshooting on new and existing products/process problems as related to design, material, or processes.
  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results.
  • Applies problem solving and process improvement methodologies to improve complex and diverse manufacturing processes across multiple product lines, ensuring root cause of problem is identified and quickly resolved.
  • Prepares standard reports/documents to communicate results to the technical community.
  • May lead cross-functional project teams.
  • Identifies, implements, and manages equipment requirements to support production goals.
  • Trains and/or provides work direction to operators/technicians.

What we're looking for in you:
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, Plastics, Mechanical, Biomedical, Chemical, Manufacturing, or Industrial
  • 2 - 4 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with injection molding or extrusion processes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot manufacturing processes
  • Highly collaborative, with strong written and verbal communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Familiar with Process Improvement and Problem Solving tools such as Plan, Do, Check, Act
  • Knowledgeable of statistical tools for evaluating process performance, measuring relationships between variables and cause-effect analysis.  
  • Experience with developing project plans, and recovery scenarios.


Requisition ID: 489377

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!

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana

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