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Technician III, R&D Job

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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.




This position works independently to assist R&D engineers, scientists, and/or teams in the development and analysis of products, materials, processes, or equipment. This position will also be responsible for performing package testing within the Packaging Engineering Lab, working with the Lab Coordinator and requesting engineer to provide quality testing in a timely manner.




  • Use internal resources and qualified external vendors to assist engineering teams to identify and obtain supplies and services.
  • Act as a resource to other employees.
  • Communicate project status to project teams.
  • Assist in various efforts/deliverables upon request
  • Work cooperatively with various BSC departments, divisions and corporate
  • Work with departmental engineers to provide physical package testing support for R&D projects related to Balloon, Stent, PVD, and Interventional Device products.
  • Work with departmental engineers to provide environmental, distribution simulation or accelerated aging support for R&D projects related to Balloon, Stent, PVD, and Interventional Device products.
  • Conduct and coordinate packaging testing for new product development and existing design improvements.  Document and distribute results as appropriate.
  • Work with outside test facilities to maximize quality, delivery, and lead times.
  • Effectively stock lab with necessary supplies to perform testing.
  • Coordinate and manage the archival of real time aging units.  Perform necessary testing as real time due dates arrive.



  • Two-year Technical Degree (i.e., AA, Certificate)
  • 3-5 years experience in packaging, preferably in a medical device or pharmaceutical setting.
  • Attention to detail; ability to manage multiple projects and timelines effectively.
  • Quality driven.
  • Experience working in a team environment with representatives from various departments and functions.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of computers and applications.



  • Familiarity with the medical device industry, FDA regulations, quality systems, and sterilization.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.





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: 435967


Boston Scientific
Full time
Maple Grove, MN 55311, US