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Manager II, R&D Engineering

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Additional Location(s):  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.                


Manager II, R&D Engineering 


Location : Valencia, CA

Work Mode : Hybrid, 3 days onsite


About the role: 

We have an exciting growth opportunity for a R&D Manager II, in Sustaining Engineering. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes in work priority. This role will be as a functional manager, maintaining lead project responsibilities while managing their team and improving sustaining engineering.


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Lead and support Sustaining R&D activities on commercial products. 
  • Lead technical projects.
  • Provide guidance and approvals regarding technical strategies and approaches. 
  • Provide guidance and training to staff, assists team in attaining career goals, motivates individuals to achieve results, and recruits and maintains a high-quality staff. 
  • Assists in and/or manages functional deliverables and ensures technical and quality excellence for our products. 
  • Assists in and/or completes the development and monitoring of budgets.
  • Assists in identifying and developing department tools. 
  • 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 to meet completion dates and R&D deliverables. 
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to identify and resolve technical issues. 
  • Monitors and evaluates project and department progress and results. 
  • May provide point of contact and divisional oversight with Manufacturing Site ME and QE management representatives. 
  • Collaborates and works closely with Sustaining R&D Management to continually improve Sustaining, Neuromodulation and BSC. 
  • Understands overall Neuromodulation business and can analyze the impact of each project in prioritizing and escalating issues. 
  • Participates in Sustaining Engineering strategy and portfolio planning.  


Required qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering or technical field. 
  • Required minimum work experience 5+ years.
  • 2-4 years experience in medical device industry.
  • 3-5 years direct management experience.  
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, communication, and collaboration skills. 
  • Ability to drive to root cause of complex engineering and business problems. 
  • Demonstrated ability to act proactively. 
  • Strong electro-mechanical engineering, materials knowledge, and component design skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage diverse workloads. 
  • Demonstrated test method development and validation experience. 
  • Experience with statistical analysis (Minitab experience preferred). 
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to shifting work and staff priorities.  
  • Ability to provide technical leadership as it relates to product, design, and process. 
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10 - 15%. 


Pay Transparency 

The anticipated annualized base pay range this full-time position working at this location will be from [$124,100 - $235,800], plus variable compensation, i.e., annual bonus target (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements) and the value of core and optional employee benefits being offered at Boston Scientific (BSC), which can be reviewed at At BSC, it is not typical for an individual to be hired near the bottom or top of the pay range. BSC considers various factors in determining actual compensation for this position at the expected location. Actual compensation will be commensurate with demonstrable level of experience and training, pertinent education including licensure and certifications, and other relevant business or organizational needs. Actual compensation may be otherwise adjusted if the position is filled outside of the intended geographic location.   


Requisition ID: 584511

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 prohibited substance 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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