Job ID R-479839 Date posted December 3, 2023

Sterilization/Warehouse PAO

Job Description Summary

Job Description

We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 


The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Load product by batch into sterilization carriers.

  • Unloads sterile product to maintain a constant flow of product through the sterilization process.

  • Verifies catalog number, lot number and quantity of each lot.

  • Follows instructions on the Run Sheet and adheres to the correct carrier drawing for each product.

  • Places product in gravity racks and tracks the location on white board.

  • Monitors palletizer, robots, stretch wrap, metal detector and labeler.

  • Matches the Run Sheet pallet tracers and product count to assure correct items are accounted for.

  • Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly work area at all times.

  • Loads and unloads material from truck trailers, verifies count on the packing list.

  • Inspects trailers and properly fills out trailer inspection form.

  • Moves, stretch-wraps, shrink-wraps and stacks pallets as required. 

  • Red Days


The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Transports finished products from manufacturing to pre-sterile or shipping areas.

  • Determines raw material requirements, retrieves materials from the correct location, completes the appropriate issuing transactions and delivers to Manufacturing.

  • Verifies the correct count before and after selecting materials from a location.  Maintains license plates in current locations (as needed).

  • Delivers raw materials to the suggested storage area for said item in the production area.  Pallets must be clean prior to entering the production area per GMP.

  • Communicates with the Receiving Coordinator, Purchasing, Planners, and/or Production Supervisors about shortages or potential shortages.

  • Keeps aware of the daily schedule and organizes raw materials for current and new orders to be run on the next shift.

  • Receives labels into the label cage from label printing and verifies correct material number, quantity, lot number, and expiration date.

  • Accurately issues labels, product circulars and inserts to production and maintains various label logs as required by FDA and GMP.

  • Inspects banding mats for correct lot number, expiration date, and material number.

  • Maintains good label accountability in the label cage and when issuing labels to a production order.

  • Weigh counts and cycle counts labels to maintain a high degree of inventory accuracy by location.

  • Cycle counts raw materials to maintain accuracy of raw material inventory.  Reports discrepancies to the Receiving Coordinator

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Sterilization Operator/Handler)

The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Practices safe and efficient operation of the Sterilizer and all internal and external conveyors, loading and unloading equipment.

  • Assists in the establishment and updates of procedures and practices associated with the Sterilizer.

  • Follows all appropriate Company policies while operating or performing maintenance on the irradiator.

  • Performs mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic installations, modifications, refurbishments, and repairs and preventative maintenance to all department equipment.

  • Troubleshoots sterilizer and external conveyor to locate mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic malfunctions to ensure minimum of machine downtime.

  • Communicates with Microbiology on issues pertaining to timer settings, carrier drawings, and cycle traceability.

  • Maintains compliance with established government and Company safety regulations and emergency procedures.

  • Performs and maintains all processing records, shippers, Run Sheets, downtime records and dosimetry profiles.

  • Practices established material handling and storage procedures in pre-sterile, post sterile and Hold areas.

  • Maximizes the sterilization utilization by operating at the most efficient timer setting and scheduling product in the proper sequence.

  • Trains newly assigned Sterilization personnel on job functions. Schedules and irradiates special testing in the research loop as required by Microbiology.

  • Performs any other department functions as necessary to ensure maximum machine efficiencies are maintained.

  • Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly work area at all times.


Other responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Complies with all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies/procedures.

  • Complies with all local BD quality policies/procedures/practices through consistent application of sound Quality Assurance principles.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Observes all safety, environmental and quality system standards.

  • All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. 

  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently throughout the designated shift.

  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.


  • Reports to the Shipping/Receiving/Sterilization Supervisor, also receives work direction from Sterilization Operator. 

  • Has no supervision over others.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. 

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