Senior Sustaining R&D Engineer Job

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Purpose and Passion ‚€Ę Comprehensive Benefits ‚€Ę Life-Work Integration ‚€Ę Community ‚€Ę Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we're solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we're one global team committed to making a difference in people's lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose‚€”improving lives through your life's work.


About the role:

  • Provides project support as lead engineer and executes activities to ensure the safety, quality, and compliance for the design of launched products while continuously improving their commercial value through end of life.

  • Coordinates with internal functions and external suppliers to identify and execute sustaining projects.

  • Applies project management and problem solving skills to manage multiple activities concurrently. Develops products, materials, processes, or equipment for projects of moderate complexity. Under limited supervision/guidance, compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products, processes, and materials.

  • 10 ‚€“ 20% domestic and international travel


Your responsibilities include:

  • Leads execution of Sustaining R&D design projects and activities focused on the following:

    • Maintaining product safety and compliance.

    • Maintaining product quality.

    • Ensuring manufacturing continuity.

    • Supporting Operations in product cost reductions.

    • Supporting new revenue opportunities in launched products.

  • Leads design related CAPA projects and VIP projects, as well as corporate strategic projects (i.e. StAR projects), EOL projects, Operations request for support, plant moves and acquisitions.¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ 

  • Trained in all aspects of change management (PCAF, DCAF, SCIA and PLCP).

  • Supports Sustaining R&D projects planning and activities.

  • Leads Design Transfer activities from New Product Development R&D to Sustaining R&D Engineering.

  • Demonstrates a primary commitment to product quality.¬ ¬ 

  • Understands¬ and complies¬ with all the regulations governing the quality system.

  • Supports additional activities required by the business.


What we're looking for:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or other related technical field.

  • 5+ years related work experience.

  • 2+ year's medical industry experience.

  • 2+ years working with design controls and/or process validation.

  • 2+ year project leader/manager experience.

  • 2+ years working within FDA Quality System Regulations and ISO 13485.

  • 3+ years Electro/Mechanical experience.

  • Experience with assessing quality and compliance impact on products for design and process changes.

  • Experience with design verification and validations activities.

  • Experience with Test Method development.

  • Experience in troubleshooting and root cause analysis.

  • Self-motivated individual that can work independently.

  • Working knowledge of MiniTab and SolidWorks.

  • Good writing (assessments, protocols, reports, and email) as well as verbal communication skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Has led 4+ projects to drive product design changes or process changes preferred.

  • Has participated in 4+ new product development projects and related product transfer and scale-up activities preferred.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including; silicone molding, laser welding, resistance welding, small part assembly, cleanroom operations, vision inspection systems, soldering, electronic component assembly, electrical testing and packaging.

  • Working with international businesses is a plus.

  • SAP and PDM experience is a plus.



About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you're looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there's no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer ‚€“ Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID:¬ 389491


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