Job ID R-394742 Date posted 04/06/2021

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll help us continually improve how we do things every day; to be more efficient, more effective and better serve our customers. You’ll do this within an exceptional team all striving to make sure that everything we do complies with regulations and standards, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because our products impact people’s quality of life. Here, you’ll put your compliance experience, high expectations and attention to detail to the very best use: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most sophisticated global health issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and Quality oversight for key suppliers to ensure suppliers are aligned with BD Quality, Regulatory and Industry standard requirements. Ensure controls meet BD, FDA, and other applicable regulatory requirements and identifying quality needs, product improvements and customer requirements
  • Drive and Support new product development and sustaining activities in supplier management ensuring supplier compliance and capability for Qualification, Approval, and Sustaining activities. Ensures adequate design control documentation and records are maintained to support life cycle of design history
  • Provide quality support for Supplier Qualification and Approval steps and are completed adequately including areas in supplier selection, quality planning, risk analysis, critical to quality characteristics, supplier specification and DFM reviews, validations, verifications, quality agreements, supplier history files and other activities as needed
  • Support activities relating to Field Corrective Actions, when needed
  • Facilitate and Partner with suppliers to develop strong business and quality relationships ensuring strong communication and collaboration
  • Establish new initiatives to support ongoing improvement of Supplier Quality Management Systems
  • Experience in contracting manufacturer

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Engineering Degree (e.g. Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical)
  • At least 3 years of experience in Quality / Supplier Quality in a manufacturing environment working in an FDA or ISO regulated environment
  • Six Sigma Green Belt and/or Certified (e.g. ASQ) Quality Engineer or equivalent (Prefer Six Sigma Black Belt Certified) desired

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Robust understanding of QSR, Design Control, ISO, Product Risk Management and GMPs as defined in CFR 820
  • Excellent people interaction, team building, leadership, and communication skills including providing effective presentations.
  • Strong background in Manufacturing processes including process development and optimization
  • Experience in managing variety of commodities including Instrument Finished Goods CMs, PCBAs/ Electronics, Sheet metal, Machined Parts, Optics/Lasers, and Cabling harnesses or Chemistry or Biological products
  • Proficient in project management, analytical, critical thinking, problem solving and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrate innovative and implementation skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Statistics and Data Analysis to drive data based results and decisions
  • ISO 9001/13485 lead auditing experience
  • Strong Troubleshooting skills at both process and product level
  • Experience in SAP, Minitab, and Quality Systems Software (e.g. Trackwise) is a plus
  • Lead Supplier Capability Assessments

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, or any other protected status.


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Advancing the world of health™

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

BD is unique in how fully dedicated it is to a specific disease state. It makes it clear how the work we do directly impacts the daily lives of the patients we serve.

Eric Rainis
Senior Director Quality Management

To know that our products touch 30 million people with diabetes around the globe is powerful and fuels our teams to deliver best in class products to them each and every day.

Bridget Bagnato
VPGM Injection

It is inspiring to see BD products to be used globally to advance human healthcare.

Yang Zeng
Manager Medical Laboratory



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