Job ID R-480400 Date posted March 27, 2024

Shift Lead Technician (Nights)

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the technical aspects of the molding operation within their focus area

Works with Molding Crew Lead to achieve the goal of “No Stock Outs”

Supports molding engineering activities, including skills development, cavity recovery, process monitoring, and fills in for Crew Leader or Molding Operators as necessary.

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.

Hours: 7pm-7am

Essential Functions

  • Works directly with Crew Lead, taking direction on priorities and production requirements

  • Willingness to fill in as operator as needed to cover production schedule

  • Maintains awareness of inventory and works with cell lead based on Molding Leader’s priorities to ensure inventory levels are maintained for uninterrupted material flow

  • Works with Crew Lead and Sr. Molding Process Technician to ensure proper inventory available to support PM activities

  • Starts and stops molds to maintain target inventory levels

  • Supports production as needed to maintain molded component supply and inventory

  • Monitors production cycle times to ensure they are meeting production requirements

  • Actively works to maintain cavity utilization, outside of tool room resource focused repairs

  • Troubleshoots mold process as identified to maintain production requirements

  • Samples molds as need, including proper paperwork and visual inspections for First Piece Inspection

  • Maintains material feed systems, including troubleshooting issues and transferring material from rail cars to resin silos

  • Observes all safety and environmental policies and quality system/regulatory requirements

Skill Development

  • Develops Level 1 Processing, Level 1 PM, and Level 1 Technical on crew

  • Develops monitoring and maintaining updated cavity charts and process parameter verification skills

  • Helps associates understand resin supply system monitoring and troubleshooting basics

  • Develops back-up for hook up and documentation of rail car

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience in molding operation at or equivalent to Level 1 Processing Technical competency

  • Minimum education; High School Diploma or GED

  • Associate Degree in Business or Technical Discipline preferred

  • Paulson Injection molding training or comparable certification preferred

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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