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Senior Staff Engineer, R&D

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Senior Staff Engineer, R&D
Andover, Massachusetts
Research & Development 

Job Description
Becton Dickinson Diabetes Care R&D is currently strengthening our core capabilities for product development in the field of medication delivery devices. We are looking for highly innovative, passionate, and talented individuals to join our R&D team, where you will have the opportunity to play an important role in the development of BD’s next generation of products.
The Senior Staff Engineer will be responsible for delivering innovative and practical solutions that support the product development of Infusion drug combination wearable pumps. The Senior Staff Engineer will bring strong mechanical and electromechanical technical skills with expertise in mechanical mechanisms, electromechanical systems, pumps, micro motors, gears and assemblies.

Duties & Responsibilities
•    Lead mechanical/electromechanical design of disposable pump systems.
•    Support development of manufacturing equipment and processes.
•    Use first principles and advanced engineering methods to guide the development process.
•    Perform 3D modeling and analysis of complex electromechanical systems using Solidworks.
•    Perform design reviews, lead efforts in creation of technical specifications and test methods for new products.
•    Work with upstream and downstream stakeholders to create designs that meet customer expectations and high-volume manufacturing requirements.

Knowledge & Skills:
•    Strong design skills in mechanical mechanisms, electromechanical systems, pumps, micro motors, gears and assemblies
•    Expert level with SolidWorks and use of GD&T, functional knowledge of advanced simulation and modeling techniques
•    Solid understanding of IP considerations
•    Knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE), Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Design for Manufacturing/Assembly (DFMA)
•    Demonstrated understanding of product development considerations for tightly controlled, high-volume manufacturing processes
•    Medical device product development methodologies knowledge is a plus.
•    Clear understanding of product and process verification and validation including V&V, TMV, FAI, FAT/SAT IQ/OQ/PQ etc.
•    Ability to clearly communicate ideas and knowledge (upward and downward) to other individuals and teams - both in writing and verbally
•    Ability to manage competing simultaneous priorities effectively

Minimum Qualifications:
•    MS/BS in Engineering (Mechanical or Electromechanical preferred) with at least 10 years’ experience.

•    Proficiency with data acquisition, analysis and statistical techniques using Labview, MatLab, Minitab etc. 
•    Familiarity with materials used in medical devices (best practices, biocompatibility)
•    Specialty technical expertise, such as materials related to medical plastics, or the use of Computational Modeling and Simulation tools for fluid or structural/solid mechanics
•    Experience designing small fluidic systems or pumps
•    Hands-on ability to work on test method development, fixture development, prototype assembly, preliminary concept generation testing/evaluation
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Project or equivalent project planning software

•    Up to 10-15% domestic or international travel

Primary Work Location

USA MA - Andover

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