Project Description

Boston Scientific Limited Clonmel

Boston Scientific is one of the largest medical device companies in the world with over 23,000 employees worldwide. It sells into over 100 countries and was founded in 1979. Boston Scientific Limited (Clonmel) is the largest in terms of Value of Production in the Boston Scientific network of plants. It is the sole manufacturer of Pulse Generators (Pacemakers, Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICDs) in the network. It employs in the region of 900 employees. The Clonmel plant has a long history of producing complex active electronic medical device implants and was set up originally in 1998 to start Pacemaker Manufacturing. The plant is engaged in all elements of Manufacturing (Quality, Product Performance, Engineering Operations, HR and Finance) and since 2006 is responsible for all Process Development activities related to Pulse Generators. The process development organization has been involved in numerous New Product Introductions and is the lead organization on site to introduce new Products and Technology. In addition to its Core Process Development activities the group has a dedicated Software and Test (Electronic) Engineering Team