Job ID R-492512 Date posted June 6, 2024

Mechanical Technician (Nights)

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. 

Work as one of a team for maximum effectiveness and optimal task methods, which include operating equipment, product inspections, raw material and finished goods movements and area and equipment cleaning.  Repair and adjust production equipment to produce parts which conform to quality specifications.  Perform all job tasks to obtain a production rate equal to or greater than established standards.  Perform changeovers and line clearance.  Troubleshoot equipment including dismantling and reassembling of parts.  Facilitate continuous operation of the equipment through breaks.  Adjustable / flexible work schedule as needed by manufacturing operation requirements.  Instruct employees concerning proper jobs methods.



  • Set-up and operate machines to manufacture product which conforms to quality specifications, at the rated output.

  • Continually monitor operations for product quality and equipment performance including final QC lot acceptance.

  • Notify QC Representative and cell leader/shift supervisor of quality problems

  • Repair, adjust and trouble-shoot machinery, including dismantling, replacement of parts and reassembling.  Seek assistance, as necessary, from people outside the department (engineers, controls group, tool room, etc.).

  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all products produced in the department, raw materials required, and product quality specifications.

  • Maintain accurate documentation (PPH, scrap/waste, SAP and MES transactions, etc.)

  • Maintain clean and organized work area.

  • Support production by delivering raw materials, supplies and spare parts to the production line as needed.

  • Notify facilitator/shift lead/shift supervisor of issues with equipment or operators and help to develop corrective strategy.

  • Perform PM tasks assigned by facilitator.  Work with the process techs to complete PM tasks and coordinate completion of additional repairs during PM time.

  • Determine critical machine repair components and maintain inventory in Parts Crib.

  • Keep machinery, work area and floors neat and orderly and comply with GMP requirements.

  • Propose process improvements to improve cost, efficiency, quality, and productivity of equipment while maintaining change control

  • Must be familiar with all relevant controlled documents (Work Instructions, Forms, etc.), preventative maintenance task lists and equipment manuals which pertain to operation of all equipment on the line.

  • Proactively participate in safety and continuous improvement activities within work area and provide instruction to operators on Behavior Based Safety procedures.

  • Executes additional duties as required by facilitator/shift lead/shift supervisor

  • May be required to correct problems during off shifts and on a call-in basis.  

  • Ensure efficient shift transfer through effective communication.

  • Participate fully to achieve department’s safety goals.

  • Debrief accidents and implement solutions to eliminate root cause.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirement:

  • H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. preferred OR 2 years of industrial/manufacturing experience is required.

  • Must have experience troubleshooting mechanical equipment.

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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