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Date: Nov 24, 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.

Supplier Engineer II – Hybrid Work Mode


This is an exciting opportunity to join Boston Scientific’s Supplier Engineering team! The Supplier Engineer II position provides a hybrid model to work in the office 3 days a week and remote 2 days a week.

About the Role:
A Supplier Engineer II at Boston Scientific concentrates on supplier selection, supplier process optimization, and design controls for all purchased BOM components. The Supplier Engineering Team is responsible for driving resolution of technical supplier issues, achieving year-on-year material cost reduction targets, and ensuring appropriate supplier selection.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Partners with cross functional teams- R&D, Process Development, Quality, Production, Regulatory, Supply Chain, Marketing, and external vendors to develop standard and custom devices used in Boston Scientific products.
  • Drive corrective actions for supplier process by driving suppliers to true root cause analysis and corrective and preventive actions.
  • Deliver the following key deliverables: Material qualification, CPK studies, Capacity study.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple critical projects to resolve supply constraints to support production lines. Manage Project plans and Timelines.
  • Drives Continuous Improvement of Quality & Quality Systems, Service Capability and Total Cost of Ownership throughout the Supply Chain.
  • Exercises sound problem solving and decision-making processes to make decisions in the face of ambiguous circumstances.
  • Partners with suppliers to define their process, tools, equipment, and ongoing controls.
  • Supports investigation of Material Quality issues as they arise. Works with Quality, Procurement & Business Units to resolve issues and disposition product.
  • Works with Procurement, Supplier Quality Engineering, Receiving Inspection & Business Units to ensure that components meet established requirements.
  • Ensures that adequate Corrective Actions are identified, implemented, and controlled by Suppliers
  • Provides guidance to other functional areas in applying Supplier Management system requirements
  • Contributes to the development, maintenance and improvement of Supplier Management Policies and Procedures.
  • Communicates effectively with all Internal & External Stakeholders.
  • Identifies Design Outputs, control mechanisms, and completes Material Qualification.
  • Solve complex problems using structured problem-solving techniques.
  • Must comply with requirements of ISO 14001:2004 and BSC Environmental, Health and Safety standards and follow procedures and instructions related to these standards.
  • Travel 10%-15% required domestic and international to meet with suppliers and business partners.


What We're Looking For:
Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related discipline
  • 3+ years’ medical device experience in process/manufacturing/supplier engineering role
  • Must have excellent mechanical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong demonstrated performance for action and results orientation is critical.
  • Demonstrated performance in establishing team goals with successful execution.  
  • Proven track record of working in a fast-paced environment with strong technical capabilities and capable of handling multiple development elements of assigned projects.
  • Travel required 10%-15% domestic and international


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical Device Experience Preferred
  • Previous experience in working with suppliers is preferred.
  • Sound demonstrated understanding of statistical methods, six sigma methodologies, DOE.


Requisition ID: 484304


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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