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Supplier Engineer II

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Locations:  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 Engineer II evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications. Act as liaison between materials and cross functional groups in resolving problems encountered in the supply chain. This role will focus on a product transfer through project completion to start.


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Executes plans to support supply chain objectives: supplied material risk mitigation, supplier performance, and material value improvement projects. 
  • Competent to execute material qualification activities (component qualification, acceptance testing, statistical analysis) and knowledgeable in use of all relevant business tools and concepts (product data management).
  • Leads small and medium scale projects under guidance from senior engineering staff. Partners with cross functional team members to qualify and improve supplier processes/performance. Executes all phases of engineering work with guidance. 
  • Interfaces with suppliers with support from commodity team members to support investigation of supplied material issues or supply constraints.
  • Addresses all supply constraints. Supports product complaint investigation where the supplied material is a potential root cause. Uses basic statistical tools where appropriate.
  • Takes into consideration the impact of design requirements on the supplier process and overall component cost impact. 
  • Proficiency in report writing, presentation creation, and communication skills is essential.
  • May need travel to transfer sites (5-10% travel)


Required qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related Engineering experience.


Preferred qualifications: 

  • Excellent project management and communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical or Material Science preferred).
  • Individual must be self-motivated, and results orientated.
  • Previous experience in working with suppliers in the medical device industry.
  • Previous experience with manufacturing mechanical technologies (Injection Molding, Extrusions, chemical and polymer processing).


Requisition ID: 563765


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!





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