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Date: Oct 2, 2021

Location: Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a); US-CA-Carlsbad; US-CA-Los Angeles; US-CA-San Diego; US-CA-Ventura County


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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:
Knows the customers, markets, business, and competitors. Primarily manages the mechanical engineering aspects for one or more of the following: implantable pulse generators, hand-held externals, body-worn devices or accessories, and radiofrequency generators. May also support and interact with efforts related to neurostimulation leads, surgical tools, surgical accessories, and radiofrequency ablation needles/electrodes/surgical instruments. Provides functional leadership to teams working to complete exploratory research, feasibility, standard development, sustaining engineering, and other activities. Reviews, analyzes, improves, and optimizes functional deliverables/outputs such as those related to product specifications, designs, materials, processes, or various forms of engineering analysis. Assures performance tests meet requirements set forth in established industry standards for designs under development or modified products, processes, and materials. Develops staff per business needs and individual development goals. Contributes to the vision for the next generation products, services, suppliers, processes, or other enabling advancements. Provides administrative support and improves business processes.
Your responsibilities include:
⦁    Manages the technical excellence of functional deliverables.
⦁    Delivers advancements in product specifications, designs, materials, and processes.
⦁    Provides guidance and approval regarding technical vision, strategies, and approaches.
⦁    Ensures regular valued intellectual property submissions from self and staff.
⦁    Provides guidance and training to staff, assists subordinates in attaining career goals, motivates individuals to achieve results, and recruits and maintains a high performing team.
⦁    Assists in identifying and developing department tools and departmental stanadards.
⦁    Assists in and/or completes the development of budgets and monitors spending.
⦁    Assists in and/or determines appropriate staff levels, schedules, and resources.  Works with project managers to understand priorities and plans resource and time allocation accordingly.
⦁    Collaboratively determines project staff assignments and schedules work to meet completion dates and project deliverables.
⦁    Establishes and enhances cross-functional team relationships.
⦁    Works cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues.
⦁    Monitors and evaluates project and department progress and results.
⦁    Monitors and improves business processes.
What we’re looking for:
Minimum Qualifications

⦁    Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent degree.
⦁    4+ years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
⦁    Experience in people development and coaching of engineers to achieve technical excellence in product design and project execution.
⦁    Proven skills in cross-functional collaboration and enabling highly effective project teams.
⦁    Skilled at working across sites and cultures, managing and influencing both technology and people development to meet the needs of a business.
⦁    Strong partnership with Program Management, Marketing and Design Assurance.
⦁    Passion for understanding and solving problems for end users using technology and product development efforts


Requisition ID: 493740


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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