Supplier Engineer II

Boston Scientific

Clonmel – Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
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11 June 2024

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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.


An intermediate engineering level engineer. Evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications. Assignments have clear and specified objectives and require the investigation of a limited number of variables. Act as liaison between materials and cross functional groups in resolving problems encountered in the supply chain.

This role will focus on product transfer (from one BSC site to another BSC site) through project completion (2-3 years). The expectation is to execute to all procured material aspects of the product transfer including design and documentation updates, component qualification activities, and design for manufacturability assessments. This role will interact with a large cross functional team to ensure that the needs of the project are being met and updates are prompt and clear. 5-10% travel may be expected.


-Executes plans to support supply chain objectives as part of the product transfer: Supplied material risk mitigation, supplier performance, and material value improvement projects.
-Competent to execute material qualification activities (component qualification, acceptance testing, statistical analysis) and knowledgeable in use of all relevant business tools and concepts (product data management).
-Partners with cross functional team members to qualify and improve supplier processes/performance. Executes all phases of engineering work with guidance.
-Interfaces with suppliers with support from commodity team members to support investigation of supplied material issues or supply constraints.
-Addresses all supply constraints. Supports product complaint investigation where the supplied material is a potential root cause. Uses basic statistical tools where appropriate.
-Proficiency in report writing, presentation creation, and communication skills is essential.
-May need to travel to transfer sites (5-10% travel).


-Bachelor’s degree required in Engineering – Mechanical, Chemical or Material Science
-2+ yrs. Engineering experience
-Excellent project management and communication skills.
-Previous experience in working with suppliers in medical device industry desired but not essential
-Individual must be self-motivated and results orientated.

Requisition ID: 581798

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 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 and look forward to connecting with you!

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