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Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Spencer, IN, US, 47460

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the role:

Be a part of one of Boston Scientific’s fastest growing divisions supporting process development for exciting new products, and business development activities.  Use your technical and collaboration skills alongside your passion for innovation and continuous improvement to drive growth through efficient and effective commercialization of new products and targeted improvements.  

The Principal Process Development Engineer position offers the opportunity to support process development and product commercialization throughout Boston’s global plant network.  Works cross-functionally to lead process development of complex technologies on new products, drive/develop new business activities and rapid prototyping execution, and ensures efficient and effective transfer of product into production.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop processes, procedures, tooling and/or automation.
  • Solves problems by analyzing the situation and recommending corrective or alternative actions.
  • Prepares and presents technical data and recommendations at technical reviews.
  • Provides Design for Manufacturability (DFM) input to the engineering print package.
  • Assesses process capabilities, prioritizes process improvement opportunities, and innovates and implements process improvements on platform or derivative projects.
  • Executes the functional deliverables associated with the PDP/TDP, Project Management, and Quality Systems.
  • Contributes ideas to or generates Intellectual Property submissions.
  • Trains and/or provides work direction to technicians and engineers and may train manufacturing personnel when required as part of a validation.
  • Will serve as a core team lead or extended team member on new development projects.

What we’re looking for:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering related degree or Master’s of Science degree
  • Minimum years of related Engineering work experience: 9 years with BS, or 7 years with MS, or 4 years with PhD
  • Medical Device industry background and knowledge
  • 5 or more years of Process Development and Product Commercialization experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and drive innovative solutions into processes and products.
  • Understanding of DFM, medical device design control / quality systems and the product development process (PLCP).


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 450199


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana

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