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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific

Spencer, IN, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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.

***This role requires an onsite workmode at our Spencer, IN location.

About the role:
The Senior Manufacturing Engineer leads initiatives for the daily support of products, processes, materials, and equipment and is responsible for leading integration of new products within production, meeting new product integration timelines and production goals (i.e., safety, quality, delivery, cost, and productivity). This individual will be required to routinely partner with cross-functional and cross-site teams to evaluate, troubleshoot and implement manufacturing processes within the business unit.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Works cooperatively with R&D, Process Development, Quality, Production, Regulatory, Equipment Engineering, Supply Chain, and Marketing on complex projects to ensure project success.
  • Consistently generates innovative and unique solutions to complex problems of diverse scope to meet department goals.
  • Successfully completes complex engineering work and contributes to new product development teams and product support, typically including the following activities: technology development, test of materials or products, preparation of specifications, Six Sigma, process study, process improvements, and report preparation.
  • Ensures that new products introduced to the production floor meet business, quality, output and cost goals and objectives
  • Selects process improvement techniques to solve technical problems and makes sound equipment and process recommendations. Has a broad knowledge of a variety of alternatives and their impact on the business unit.
  • Designs and coordinates applicable engineering tests and experiments.
  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from complex test results.
  • Designs and prepares engineering reports and communicates results to the technical and leadership audiences.
  • Coordinates, manages, and documents project goals and progress and recommends appropriate revisions.
  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products, or equipment.
  • Completes and manages Capital Equipment Request Authorizations (CERA’s).
  • Leads cross-functional project teams.
  • Leads in the identification, implementation, and management of Business Unit goals and actively contributes to development of Business Unit’s multi-year strategy.
  • Capable of training team members, including engineers, technicians, and product builders on specific tasks. Participates in the development of junior staff by setting an example, providing guidance, and offering counsel.
  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of manufacturing, process or related engineering experience
  • Experience solving advanced technical problems
  • Experience qualifying complex equipment
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong bias for action and ability to effectively prioritize work and deliver business results in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment are critical
  • Experience in manufacturing problem solving and process improvement tools such as DMAIC and production flow tools such as LEAN manufacturing
  • Experience with Minitab or other data analysis, statistical & process improvement tools
  • Ability to travel up to 5%


Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters Degree
  • Experience in medical device manufacturing technologies such as but not limited to: shape forming metals & plastics, laser welding, ultrasonic welding, adhesives, injection molding, laser marking, inkjet printing, laser cutting, pad printing and sterile barrier sealing
  • Basic knowledge of automation, PLC programming (Allen-Bradley) and machine vision systems (Cognex & Keyence)
  • Basic knowledge of 3D modeling software such as Solidworks
  • Basic knowledge or business intelligence software such as PowerBI and Tableau
  • Experience working in PTC Windchill Product Lifecycle Management software or comparable platform
  • Demonstrated effective communication with multiple stakeholders at different levels within the organization and with suppliers and equipment vendors. Continuous improvement mindset

Requisition ID: 585861

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions. This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement. The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.


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.