Date: Jan 3, 2019
Location:Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311
Company: Boston Scientific
Additional Locations: (n/a)
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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 purposeimproving lives through your life's work.
Senior Extrusion Process Development Engineer
About the role:
We have an exciting opportunity for an Extrusion Engineer in our Process Development group.
Seeking a technical owner of Process Development of components used in medical devices across Boston Scientific's plant network.
Candidate will devote a portion of time to technology support, technology development, and project support responsibilities.
Your responsibilities include:
Key resource for extrusion process development and troubleshooting.
Drives functional excellence initiatives, delivers high quality functional deliverables, and ensures technical excellence for process or technology development.
Works cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues.
Applies technical knowledge to innovate, design, and develop processes, procedures, tooling and/or automation. Executes the functional deliverables associated with the PDP/TDP, Project Management, and Quality Systems.
Ensures proper documentation is completed to meet quality systems requirements. (e.g., BOM's, Routers, FMEA's, etc.)
Writes and reviews validation protocols and reports applicable to new processes.
Provides Design for Manufacturability (DFM) input to the engineering print package.
Drives and evaluates project and department progress, technical development plans, and results.
Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
May serve as a core team member.
Provides guidance and training to staff, assists subordinates in attaining career goals, and motivates individuals to achieve results.
What we're looking for:
Plastics Engineering, Polymer Science or Chemical Engineering background
Extrusion knowledge and experience
Medical device or heavily regulated industry experience
Robust technical skills with proven application on projects
Familiarity with various polymer processing techniques including extrusion, bonding, injection/blow-molding and 3D printing.
Understanding of DFM, medical device design control / quality systems and the product development process (PLCP) is highly desired.
Experience integrating DFSS tools & Lean Product Development concepts to methodically solve problems and drive improvements through analytical approaches to complex manufacturing processes.
Proficient in process characterization (DOE, design, execution, and analysis).
Proven history providing deliverables (i.e. Control Plans, Work Instructions, Process Flows, Equipment Requirements, etc.) for extrusion processes
Understanding of risk management tools and requirements for medical device product development.
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: 441427
Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis
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