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Supplier Quality Engineer II Job

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:
The Supplier Quality Engineer drives improvement and corrective action in the quality of components and services sourced from external suppliers. Provides technical support in the selection of suppliers. Develops acceptance criteria for materials.  Monitors supplier performance to drive supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield issues and field failures.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Assess potential new suppliers for technical, quality and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Provides technical support for the introduction of components from a new supplier.
  • Generates and maintains incoming inspection procedures. Trains inspectors to these procedures.
  • Analyses incoming material defects. Dispositions and drives corrective action as necessary.
  • Communicates issues to suppliers.
  • Investigates field failures related to supplier materials. Develop corrective action plan where necessary.
  • Supports organizational and cross functional teams to achieve objectives.
  • Anticipates potential barriers to success as well as needed resources, sees alternatives to overcome obstacles, and avoids near misses.
  • Partners with suppliers on process improvements for capability, reduction in risk, single point failures, etc.
  • Builds partnerships across the organization. Understands the costs/benefits/risks of pushing cross functional initiatives and makes appropriate tradeoffs.
  • Be a positive change agent for others internal and external to the group.
  • Proactively communicates effectively and ahead of supplier/customer or team needs.
  • Communicates well in group settings with other departments or disciplines. Solicits inputs and involve others in decision making.  Actively communicates and questions things to learn and to share ideas for improvements.
  • Supports projects and consistently hits project milestones. Creates crisp and clear project plans and develops strong contingency plans as part of project planning process.

What we’re looking for in you:
Responsible for supplier quality and performance for the BSC Spencer operations support and New Product Introductions. We’re looking for a self-motivated and driven individual who will lead ongoing supplier performance improvement, risk reduction and efficiency improvement.  Lead problem solving activities with suppliers and effectively communicate emerging issues as appropriate.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Technology or related degree
  • 2-4 years of progressive engineering experience
  • Manufacturing Process Controls experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of QSR and ISO standard requirements for Material/Purchasing Controls, Product Realization, Validation and CAPA.

Preferred qualifications:

  • ASQ Certified Supplier Quality Professional or Certified Quality Engineer
  • Problem Solving; Project Management experience
  • Understanding of Quality Agreements
  • Medical Device Industry experience





Requisition ID: 528634


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

Job Segment: Medical Device Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, Project Manager, Technical Support, Engineering, Technology

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