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About the role:
We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal R&D; Engineer supporting Structural Heart projects within the Interventional Cardiology division. Structural Heart is an exciting growth driver for BSC. This role will utilize a variety of new and proven technologies to deliver life-changing medical devices to patients and clinicians in support of BSC s mission. This role supports a major product line with high visibility which will provide the right candidate with excellent growth potential.
The R&D; role will lead a technical team to develop new delivery system products for our left atrial appendage occlusion franchise. The role will include identifying ways to stream line the implant procedure to further improve outcomes and deliver additional physician satisfaction. These investments in new technology will drive a robust pipeline for left atrialappendageocclusion that will keep BSC in a market leadership position.
Your responsibilities include:
Create a strong team culture around high expectations & high performance
Facilitate crisp decision making around key technical issues
Lead technology integration & knowledge transfer within domain of responsibility
Provide clear communication to stakeholders at key technical updates
Lead the design & execution of structured experimental plans to drive data-based decisions
Collaborate with cross functional team members throughout the phase-gate development cycle and into commercialization
Understanding of the clinical work flow and cardiac structures
Development of procedural accessories and delivery tools and to provide best possible patient outcomes and physician satisfaction
Leverage internal/external partners as necessary to achieve project objectives
Successfully completes engineering work in one or more of the following: technology development, product design and development, test method development, specification development, bench & preclinical studies.
Interface with Physicians/Cath Lab personnel to obtain feedback on concepts and performance of new devices.
Providing work direction to other members of the technical team
What we re looking for:
BS in Mechanical Engineering or similar
Required minimum years of work experience (primarily in medical device or related field): 7+ Years with BS, 5+ Years with MS
Demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership on a large-scale development program
Experience in design simulation tools and analysis techniques
Solid clinical knowledge and experience in cardiovascular anatomy.
Experience managing technical aspects of projects as a member of a large cross-functional core team
Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on technical inputs from multiple and varied sources.
Excellent organizational, communication and collaboration skills.
MS in Mechanical Engineering or similar
Demonstrated product development leadership and communication skills
Experienced with multi-faceted technology and product development programs
Prior experience with complex delivery systems and accessories
Demonstrated experience with injection molded components
Class II or Class III Medical Device product development experience
Solid experimental design and statistical analysis knowledge
Prior material selection experience for implantable cardiac devices
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.
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