Supplier Quality Engineer II Job

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.

Supplier Quality Engineer II

About the role:

  • A developing professional responsible for ensuring the Quality of the raw materials that are being used in the elaboration of medical devices, ensuring they comply with Regulations, Standards, Corporate and Site specifications as well as specific contract requirements. With a working knowledge of manufacturing processes, supplier relations and application of business and technical concepts.
  • Drives improvement and corrective action in the quality of components sourced from outside suppliers. Provides technical support in the selection of suppliers. Develops acceptance criteria for materials. Monitors supplier performance to drive supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield issues and field failures.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assess potential new suppliers for technical, quality and manufacturing capabilities. Provides technical support for the introduction of components from a new supplier.
  • Generates and maintains incoming inspection procedures. Trains inspectors to these procedures.
  • Develops and/or sources inspection tools and equipment.
  • Assists in generating component specifications.
  • Generate test protocols, monitor testing, issue qualification test reports and approve components for use in products.
  • Provide input to Design Engineering on new component technology and assist in component selection with quality and reliability analysis.
  • Analyzes incoming material defects. Dispositions and drives corrective action as necessary. Communicates issues to suppliers.
  • Reviews new design specifications and provides input from component quality and manufacturability perspective.
  • Reviews new design specifications and provides input from component quality and manufacturability perspective.
  • Investigates field failures related to supplier materials. Develop corrective action plan where necessary.
  • May supervise inspectors.


What we’re looking for in you:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Engineering experience in manufacturing floor, operations environment (2-5 years relevant industry experience)
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering/technical field such as materials science, chemical or mechanical engineering
  • Experience solving problems of moderate scope and complexity
  • Good written and verbal communication skills 
  • Domestic and international travel up to 10%. Note: COVID-19 precautions currently restrict travel. At Boston Scientific, our priority is to protect and aid the health and safety of our employees, our physician customers, and their patients.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Laboratory Equipment: Measuring Tools and Failure Analysis
  • Experience with Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001, ISO 13485)
  • Experience with inspection methods for components i.e. analytical or dimensional test methods


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.


Requisition ID: 475267


Salary Range
$69,000.00 - 88,000.00
per Year
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Maple Grove, MN 55311, US