Job ID R-391050 Date posted 03/01/2021

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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Excited to grow your career?

The BD Diabetes Care Central Engineering Group is looking for a passionate technical leader to join our team. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

Our people make all the difference in our success.

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 challenging global health issues.

As the Sr. Manager, Manufacturing Engineering you will function as a subject matter expert and play a critical role in building the manufacturing strategy to support the development and launch of a new product within the BD Diabetes Care Portfolio. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of excellence and passion for developing new products/processes within the medical device industry.

This talented and passionate individual will be responsible for delivering innovative and practical manufacturing solutions that support various product development road maps. In addition to technical expertise, the incumbent will bring strong leadership and team building skills fostering an environment of growth and personal development as a people leader.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Defines the manufacturing strategy in support of new product development, preparing technical analyses and recommendations.

  • Drives Design for Manufacturing/Assembly (DFM/A) activities and process specification definition throughout product development lifecycle.

  • Builds and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers for specialty materials, finished goods, and equipment.

  • Conducts Make vs. Buy assessments and support COGS analyses for new products.

  • Manages and supports the management to capital and expense budget requirements.

  • Oversees internal and external resources, in the support of product development goals to deliver manual / semi-automated / full-automated processes for product assembly.

  • Ensures appropriately skilled resources are available to support the project needs.

  • Provides continuous coaching to all employees for the purpose of improving their job skills and professional behaviors, prepares and delivers full performance evaluations for all direct reports.

  • Regularly meets with employees and assists with the creation of individual development plans.

  • Makes technical and business risk decisions under real-time pressure.

  • Supports root cause investigations and manufacturing process improvements. 

  • Supports 3D modeling and tolerance analysis of complex electro-mechanical systems.

  • Supports design reviews, FMEA’s, risk / hazard analysis and establishing manufacturing requirements.

About You!

To be successful in this role, you require:

  • Strong technical leadership and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Must be a self-starter with a passion for doing the right thing.

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Biomedical, or related Engineering discipline is required.

  • Masters' degree or MBA preferred.

  • 10+ years hands on experience, in the fields of process and project engineering.

  • 5+ years supporting new product development and delivering new manufacturing processes.

  • 2+ years of experience with people leadership / coaching is preferred.

  • Experience in a regulated medical environment is required.

  • Experience working on complex electromechanical devices preferred.

  • Familiarity working with external contract design and manufacturing facilities is required.

  • Demonstrated experience in working on projects at different stages from concept through commercial launch is preferred.

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.

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BD and Covid-19: To ensure the safety of our associates, BD supports remote work where possible. This position is based in the listed location,  but may be temporarily remote-based due to Covid-19.  Any offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate reporting to work at the site if/when associates are requested to return to the workplace. 


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