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Director of Supplier Quality Engineering for Global Services, Joint Ventures and Acquisitions

Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific

Quality Assurance
Marlborough, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Maple Grove

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.

About the role:

The Director of Supplier Quality Engineering for Global Services, Joint Ventures and Acquisition is a centralized leadership position within the Global Supplier Quality organization. This role will collaborate with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to enable, evolve, and sustain supplier quality.

The Director of Supplier Quality Engineering for Global Services, Joint Ventures and Acquisition will lead all aspects of Global Services (Acquisition and Sustaining). This role will develop and lead strategies and teams in support of Joint Ventures. This role will provide overall Supplier Quality leadership for Acquisition and Integration, spanning Direct Materials and Sourced Finished Device Supplier Quality. This leader and their team will work closely with Global Direct Sourcing, Global Indirect Sourcing, Global Supplier Engineering, Regional Teams, Global Supply Chain & Distribution, Divisional Design Quality Assurance, New Product Development, Sustaining R&D teams, and external suppliers.

With an unwavering commitment to patient care, this leader influences and ensures adherence to Global Quality policies and procedures. They will build and develop their organization to embody our Core Values and Behaviors while developing talent to meet the emerging requirements across these dynamic growth areas.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Strategic and Operational leadership for Global Services Supplier Quality-Responsible for supporting Global Service Suppliers qualified and maintained on the BSC AVL. Establish and maintain relationships as the single Supplier Quality partner with Indirect Sourcing and Global Logistics, Sterilization Services and Global Quality Systems.
  • Joint Venture – Responsible to establish a cogent strategy for Global Supplier Quality to support these arrangements efficiently and effectively.
  • Acquisition & Integration – Responsible to create centralized leadership for Supplier Quality Acquisition and Integration resources. Assure support to the businesses, project teams and develop functional excellence in partnership with Global Sourcing leadership.
  • Mentor and coach individual and team performance, consistently demonstrating BSC’s core values.
  • Ensure resourcing to maintain the Quality System compliance and adherence to BSC Quality policy
  • Drive continuous improvement mindset in their approach to Quality with an emphasis on preventative measures.
  • Collaborates with business functions to develop regional strategies that support business growth.
  • Prioritize patient safety and product quality, maintaining compliance with the Quality Policy and documented quality processes.
  • Promotes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within their function and workplace.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree
  • Minimum of 9 years of related functional experience within the medical device Quality space
  • Minimum of 7 years of direct/indirect leadership experience leading large and diverse teams in a highly matrixed environment
  • Experience working with Asia Pacific regions and supplier based in China
  • Experience with SFMD, Acquisition & Integrations, and New Product Development projects
  • Experience working with large-scale Quality systems and methods supporting production and customer needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Demonstrated problem solving capabilities, high sense of urgency, and commitment to execution
  • Demonstrated capability in collaborating and influencing across a global, matrixed organization
  • Demonstrated high degree of integrity, professionalism, and the ability to establish credibility internally and externally
  • Ability to promote a high-performance, diverse and inclusive culture within a quality focused environment

Requisition ID: 586180

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions. This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement. The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.


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 to apply 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 to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Boston Scientific maintains a prohibited substance free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status. Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements. As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.