Job ID R-412615 Date posted 09/15/2021

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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Reports to the Molding Engineering Lead. Responsible for process support activities toward attainment of departmental and plant goals. Primary focus in areas of molding process improvement, leadership, training and development, and mold/press repairs and maintenance. Required to handle multiple assignments of varying scope and complexity.

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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. 


  • Supports the Molding Business Unit’s primary objectives, with proven ability to identify problems and execute corrective action plans to resolve gaps to achieving goals. Specific focus will be in areas of process effectiveness and equipment efficiencies.

  • Has knowledge of established safety standards and operator interface with equipment.

  • Required to have awareness of product performance and quality requirements within scope of assignments.

  • Directs personnel in the troubleshooting and maintenance of mold setting, process efficiency, and press preventive maintenance.

  • Clear understanding of the role of engineering in a molding environment.

  • Has knowledge of proper molding engineering practices and vendor relationships.

  • Responsible for coordinating activities between equipment vendors and plant functional departments on assignments.

  • Supports molding capital improvement projects and execution activities.

  • Proficient in injection molding process across mold and press technologies.

  • Ability to handle projects of a moderate scope requiring extensive coordination. May be required to handle several assignments (project & process duties) simultaneously.

  • Recommends vendors for commercial items and materials needed for a project.

  • Provides recommendation for capital equipment or process modifications, and supports their physical installation, debugging and associated training of production personnel.

  • As required within the scope of his/her duty, be responsible for all associated documentation, including; however not limited to, the following; validations, molding procedures, preventive maintenance schedules, plant control process, spare parts listings, etc.

  • Required to develop a firm understanding of all equipment for which they is responsible to include set-up, adjustment and assessment of possible improvements.

  • Responsible for realization of budgeted cost reductions and productivity improvements.

  • Accountable for spending (capital or expense) within approved limits on programs.


  • Performs other duties as required by the Molding Engineering Lead.

  • Directs the efforts of support personnel such as mold setters and technicians, etc. in the modification, adjustment of processes and/or removal and installation of new or existing equipment as required.

  • May provide functional supervision of other Engineers toward attainment of his/her assignments.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Molding related subject area or Manufacturing Engineering required.

  • Associate degree with experience and/or industry comparable certifications can be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s

    • Other training programs as applicable

    • Accredited program certification(s) in injection molding processing/technology desired

    • Master Molder certification or comparable Scientific Molding Training Certificate desired

  • 5 years of work experience in a molding environment preferred.

  • Preferred molding process experience in the following areas

    • Mold press maintenance and troubleshooting

    • Injection molding process development

    • Hydraulic and servo-controlled core-pull systems

    • Mold temperature controller programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance.

    • Leading a team of high-level technicians to achieve daily operational goals

  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing initiatives with an emphasis in continuous improvement.

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 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. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

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