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Boston Scientific to shed 50 jobs at Galway facility

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Boston Scientific to shed 50 jobs at Galway facility

Boston Scientific to shed 50 jobs at Galway facility

Pictured: Boston Scientific headquarters in Massachusetts in the US

As part of its 2011 global restructuring plan, Boston Scientific is cutting 50 jobs from its Galway operations.

The medical device company employs 2,500 at the Galway facility, which is the largest of its three sites Ireland.

In a statement Boston Scientific said that the cuts were made to align its workforce and operations with the company’s global initiative to operate more cost effectively.

“Boston Scientific will offer affected Galway employees a comprehensive support programme. Boston Scientific remains committed to supporting its employees through this transition,” it added.

Last year the company announced it was seeking to cut up 1,400 jobs worldwide in a restructuring programme aimed at saving between $225m $275m annually by 2013.

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