Sr Industrial Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/28/17
5 - 7 years experience
Medical Devices & Diagnostics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/28/17

Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • 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.

Identifying solutions that truly matter gives my work purpose. Different Reasons. Same Mission. At Boston Scientific, it's personal.

About the Role:

Support the manufacturing process by creating and updating labor standards and plant layouts. Support continuous improvement initiatives and assist Environmental Health and Safety with ergonomic improvements.

 Your Responsibilities:

Use various waste reduction techniques (5-S, Kaizen, Continuous Flow, Lead Time Reduction, SMED, Visual Management, Kanban) to reduce or minimize non-value added activity.

Develop and maintain labor standards using predetermined time systems as well as stopwatch studies.  Must be able to operate effectively in a team environment with heavy emphasis on working well with production floor personnel to identify and implement improvements.       

Identify, analyze and correct ergonomic problems with production methods.  Must be able to operate effectively in a team  environment with heavy emphasis on working well with production floor personnel to identify and implement improvements. 

This position requires the ability to communicate professionally and effectively with all levels of plant personnel.

The engineer must comply with requirements of ISO 14001:2015 and BSC Environmental, Health and Safety standards and follow procedures and instructions related to these standards.

Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports BSC’s Quality Policy, Quality System, and the appropriate regulations for the area they support. Ensure employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented.


May supervise or coach technicians or other support employees.  Trains and/or provides work direction to technicians and engineers and may train manufacturing personnel when required as part of a validation.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline and 5+ years experience of lean implementation in a manufacturing environment

Participation or leadership experience in 5-S, kaizen, SMED, kaizen and other forms of Lean activites.

Familiar with kanban, one-piece flow, standardization and visual management.  Experience in determining work content and developing labor standards in a manufacturing environment using stopwatch time study techniques required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with a predetermined time systems (MTM, MOST, etc.) 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

Requisition ID: 378355

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