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Capital Equip Tech II - All Shifts

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): 

St. Paul, MN, US

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 Quality Build Technician will perform a variety of moderately complex tasks to ensure product complaints are processed, reported and trended timely and accurately.  Working under close to moderate supervision, performs the setup of equipment, fixtures, components, cables, etc. for test.  Performs all mechanical disassembly necessary for failure analysis.  Performs hand setups for AC and digital tests, recognizes failures and setup problems, and determines need for appropriate verification.  Operates test equipment including samplers, oscilloscopes, pulse generators, meters, power supplies and specialized test fixtures. No instructions are needed on routine work, and general instructions are given on new lines of work or special assignments.


Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Receive, verify, and perform initial root-cause investigation testing on returned product complaints using detailed troubleshooting skills at system assembly levels.
  • Complete all information of Product Investigation record in GCMS complaint database.
  • Ensure product traceability for all products received and analyzed.
  • Interacts with other departments (R&D, MFG) when additional information is required to complete investigation.
  • Follow-up with CMC to ensure product return or to obtain additional information as needed.
  • Forward complaints for approval after ensuring all necessary analysis and investigation information is complete.
  • Maintain investigation equipment calibration in Capital Equipment Manufacturing and Repair Operations.
  • Follow and assist in maintaining and updating return product test procedures and has detailed knowledge of how instructions and drawings are used.
  • Assess and suggest improvements on existing complaint handling process procedures to improve product reliability by working with  Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering and attending meetings as required.
  • Supports Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering and R&D with the testing of new products as required.
  • Train other Technicians, and other internal and external customers as required.
  • Provides support for Capital Equipment Manufacturing, Repair Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering and any other internal customer as required.
  • Performs and explains the testing of products during a tour, inspection or audit.
  • Learns process to disposition non-conforming material by utilizing quality tools and by developing knowledge of manufacturing practices and procedures.


Required qualifications

  • AA Degree or equivalent work experience in related discipline and 1+ years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education/work experience
  • Experience diagnosing problems using basic troubleshooting skills on wide variety of products per test specifications.
  • Understand and follow test processes and work instructions with application to general product knowledge and operation.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experienced with manufacturing and/or repair of medical device capital equipment
  • Ability to interpret design sketches of complex and/or advanced electronic units
  • Setting up, calibrating, and modification of complex test apparatus and/or devising complex test equipment and circuitry
  • Knowledge of electronic layouts, components and circuitry assembly procedures
  • Prior demonstration and commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to Quality System requirements in a regulated medical device environment.
  • Broad knowledge of general technical concepts and practices in the field of electronics, including both hardware and software
  • Proficient in Technical Writing Aspects and ability to explain documentation


Requisition ID: 541532


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.

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