Job ID R-491402 Date posted May 14, 2024

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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About BD
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. The company develops innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients and clinical process for health care providers. BD has 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

About BD TCI
BD, a 125-year-old global medical device company, has started its Enterprise Center in Bangalore, India called BD Technology Campus India (TCI). This Enterprise Center will be an integral part of the global network for BDX. It will have presence of R&D, Quality, Regulatory, IT and other functions. The center boasts of some of the brightest minds who work in a unique environment that fosters and supports ingenuity. BD TCI is dedicated to serving BD's customers and patients thereby contributing towards BD's mission of Advancing the World of Health.

Position Summary
The Associate Staff Engineer is a technical leadership role within a sustaining engineering team who will own, lead and support the end-to-end Design and engineering deliverables and solutions for high-volume medical device products right from Design and Development to Verification and Validation activities. (S)he, working with the local and global stakeholders, will deliver relevant solutions to new and existing products through design calculations, risk-retirement using first principles engineering, technical analyses and verification of the design. The Associate Staff Engineer will learn and utilize BD's stage gate Global Product Development System and use DFM/DFSS and/or other relevant engineering tools to deliver high quality, robust, cost effective solutions in partnership with cross-functional teams.

Educational Background
- Full time Degree in a relevant engineering field is required (i.e., Mechanical, Industrial & Production, Chemical, Materials Engineering)
- Masters and PhD in Engineering is highly preferred.

Professional Experience

Minimum 12 years of experience in engineering/technical field, with 3 years demonstrated project and team leadership, preferably in the medical device industry with successful track record of sustaining existing products and/or driving cost improvement initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

General Function

- Accountable for the technical success of the product and ensures the product solution offerings reflects the agreed upon “must-haves” for commercial success.

- Identify the best tools and approaches to effectively solve engineering problems to develop/optimize designs by leveraging appropriate mix of first principles / analytical, computational, and experimental methods.
- Practice technical excellence and share best practices and lessons learned across the organization.
- Lead and own the design efforts over the continuum of product development, life cycle management, sustenance engineering and cost improvement initiatives.

- Remove obstacles and provide technical direction and mentorship to Design, Development and Verification Validation Teams.
- Develop technical design and / or verification strategy independently or in collaboration with a larger team.
- Ensure design control best practices with compliance to BD quality policies/procedures and applicable regulatory requirements are adopted across projects.

- Own the design and/ or verification deliverables of the project assigned.

- Develop, verify and validate test methods and prototypes as needed.

- Execute Risk Management activities to ensure that design and process shortcomings are identified and appropriately addressed.
- Optimize product design, material selection, product features, process design and human factors based on the project needs.

- Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Drive the right culture in the organization in line with BD Values.

Project management
- Own the technical plan, execution and effectively manage technical risks. Ensure high quality solutions are provided to the customers in a timely manner.

Persuasive Communication

- Clear and effective communication of technical solutions / risks across all levels of the organization

- Escalate issues for awareness, create and drive aresolution plan

- Drive cross functional (i.e., Marketing, Quality, Supply chain, Regulatory, Manufacturing Technology, Operations, Cytotoxicity, Sterilization teams etc.) technical decision making in areas of uncertainty or ambiguity

- Uses influential leadership to resolve project-related issues/challenges

Organizational Leadership

Quality systems processes: Implement best practices of quality systems processes including design controls and change control.
Technology transfer: Ensure efficient and effective transition from research to development to global manufacturing locations.
Agility and Efficiency : Develop and apply innovative approaches to ensure best outcomes in all aspects of the role.
Influence others: Intuitively and quickly assess people and situations and act accordingly. Demonstrate strong persuasion and timing skills. Remain open to be persuaded when appropriate.
Inclusive work environment: Promote and leverage diversity to achieve best outcomes.
Leadership courage: Demonstrate and promote leadership courage by doing what is right. Engage those who disagree to persuade or be persuaded. Instill confidence in associates and customers.
Dealing with ambiguity: Demonstrate agility and solution focused mindset when faced with ambiguity and uncertainty. Effectively manage change.

Organizational Development

- Proactively develop, maintain & share technical knowledge in specialized area(s); stay current on market trends and best practices.

- Actively lead, mentor, and motivate team members and junior associates, while also ensuring effective cross-functional communication and engagement.
- Develop and apply innovative approaches to ensure the effective capture, retention and communication of technical and project knowledge generated (tacit & implicit).

Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrated first principles engineering and design skills

- Expertise at six sigma and lean methodologies is highly desirable. Candidates with prior experience in Medical Devices will be preferred.
- Experience in CAD/CAE tools specializing in mold flow, structural designs, CFD, statistics and advanced statistics and plastics domain is desired.
- Experience with implementing product changes through a structured, phase gated, product development process is desired.

- Good understanding of medical device product development risk management methodologies (EURA, FMEA, etc.) will be an added advantage.
- Ability to analyze, organize and present large amounts of data in a clear and concise manner.
- Disciplined, detailed and well organized with managing documentation in a regulated environment.
- Ability to execute concurrently multiple projects and manage priorities.

- Ability to work independently with global exposure is desired.

- Experience in medical devices will be highly preferred.

- Strong interpersonal and influence skills.

- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

- Advanced Problem-solving skills.

- Strong Cross functional Project Leadership skills.

- Strong technical and managerial judgment.
- Strong project planning and management skills.
- Broad and deep understanding of disciplined change control processes, regulatory, and quality requirements.
- Strong fit with BD values.

Primary Work Location

IND Bengaluru - Technology Campus

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