Job ID R-384986 Date posted 05/25/2021

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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Job Description Summary

The Senior Electrical Process Engineer rovides technical leadership for the ongoing operation of the Electron Beam Sterilization unit, the Shrinkwrap operation, product palletizing, and the shipping facility which operates 168 hours per week. Works in conjunction with the department production facilitator and associates, technically oversees the operation of electron beam sterilizers. Is a key driver in the design and implementation of process and efficiency improvements in a high speed, high volume manufacturing environment. Required to handle multiple assignments of varying scope and complexity. Oversees department maintenance program.

Job Description


  • Provide technical expertise for the department. Provide direction/assistance in troubleshooting (including set up and adjustment) and maintenance of all department systems (electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, etc.)
  • Understand the root cause of technical issues, develop a plan and implement a plan to address technical issues. Specifically focus on improving chronic levels of quality, waste and equipment efficiencies
  • Responsible to develop and implement plans for cost savings projects, productivity and safety improvements, including all aspects of the project from start to finish
  • Provides significant leadership for electrical processes, controls, and vision systems for new product/process developments. 
  • Accountable for spending (capital and expense funding).
  • Directs the efforts of technical support personnel internal and external to the department to accomplish objectives.
  • Ability to handle projects of a moderate to large scope requiring extensive coordination. 
  • Degree of Accountability (discretion/supervision) – works independently with little to no input required, reports to the logistics manager.  Accountable for ensuring equipment is capable of meeting department objectives, capital budgets, design outcomes and development and completion of cost savings projects.
  • Ensures that all equipment is safe to operate.  Actively promotes and demonstrates commitment to safety.
  • Performs other duties as required by the logistics manager.


  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience or 10+ years of related experience
  • Clear understanding of the role of Engineering in a manufacturing environment
  • Must possess and have demonstrated leadership skills 
  • Knowledge of proper engineering practices and vendor relationships
  • Experience with programming at all levels of PLC and PC based machine control systems

Additional and Preferred Skills and Qualifcations

  • Knowledgeable of ISO & FDA regulations and BD Quality policies

  • Knowledgeable in Six Sigma (Greenbelt or Blackbelt preferred)
  • Prior radiation facility or sterilization process experience

    Clear understanding of the role of Engineering in a manufacturing environment

  • Must possess and have demonstrated leadership skills 
  • Knowledge of proper engineering practices and vendor relationships
  • Very strong computer skills
  • Interpersonal and communication (technical writing and presentation) skills
  • Knowledge of established safety standards and operator interface with equipment
  • Experience with vision system development and trouble shooting.
  • Proficient in electrical schematic design
  • Occasional mechanical design.
  • Ability to represent BD to external vendors and coordinate efforts between BD functions and vendors.

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.


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USA CT - Canaan

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Advancing the world of health™

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.

As a new employee what I like most about BD are the many learning and professional developmental opportunities for growth offered. It is good to know that there are so many resources to choose from.

Zakiyyah Walker
Staff Engineer

Since joining BD, I really have liked the people I work with on a daily basis and the collaboration towards common goals.

Michael Carrano
Senior Program Manager

BD is full of passionate, loyal, and driven people that have a common goal of advancing healthcare without sacrificing quality or service.

Justyna Zielinska
Project Manager



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