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Sr Process Engineer

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:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Spencer, IN, US, 47460

Additional Location(s):  N/A

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:
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 Senior Process Development Engineer position is responsible for the design and development of new and improved manufacturing processes and ensuring efficient and effective transfer of product into production.  Serves as a core team member and may also lead/manage derivative or design change projects of disposable medical devices site lead on a cross functional team of disposable medical devices.  Seeks to improve existing processes within a New Product Development project that then may be shared across other lines.  Manage and leads complex projects independently with minimal supervision.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work as part of a development team to create and implement new manufacturing processes for new disposable medical devices.  Perform Design of Experiments for process definition and optimize equipment parameters for new and/or existing processes.  Create documentation to support new and improved manufacturing processes.
  • May serve as a Process Development Technical Lead for new product development projects providing project management and technical guidance to the team.
  • Communicate project status to all levels of leadership, including performance, cost, and schedule updates.
  • Collaborate with divisional and site level partners to ensure successful new product launches.
  • Use of Six Sigma, Lean, and Mistake proof methodologies in the development of manufacturing processes to implement processes that are ‘born lean and capable’.  Write and perform process validations (IQ, OQ, PQ) and validate methods for inspection for verification and process controls.
  • Assesses process capabilities, prioritizes process improvement opportunities, and innovates and implements process improvements on platform or derivative projects.
  • Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop processes, procedures, tooling and/or automation.
  • Technology assessment and selection for new manufacturing processes
  • Ensures proper documentation is completed to meet quality systems requirements. (e.g., BOMs, Routers, FMEAs, DMR and DHF documents, etc.)
  • Oversees development builds associated with the project using special work requests.
  • Provides Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and lean manufacturing inputs to the engineering print package.
  • Contributes ideas to or generates Intellectual Property submissions.
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports BSC’s Quality Policy, Quality System and appropriate regulations for the area they support.
  • May supervise or coach technicians, engineers or other support employees.  Trains and/or provides work direction to direct reports, and may train manufacturing personnel when required as part of a validation. Ensure employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented.
  • Must comply with requirements of ISO 14001, Design Control, and BSC Environmental, Health and Safety standards and follow procedures and instructions related to these standards.

What we’re looking for in you:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Biomedical or other related engineering degree
  • Minimum of 5 years medical device experience in process/manufacturing engineering role, three of which have been in managing projects.
  • Must have excellent mechanical aptitude, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be experienced in MS Word, Excel and Project.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the areas of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Lean Manufacturing, and Process Control Concepts, Design of Experiments (DoE), Software Validation, Technology/Process Transfer experience, and product/process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA). 
  • Use of Problem Solving and Process Improvement Methodologies (e.g. 6 Sigma) and managing improvements through CAPA.
  • Understanding of DFM, medical device design control / quality systems and the product development process.
  • Experience with CAD Software (Solid Works & AutoCAD).
  • Prior experience with electrical/electronics.


Requisition ID: 529178


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.

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana

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