Job ID R-391692 Date posted 11/10/2021

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

This position is self-directed and is responsible for developing and implementing improved methods of manufacturing, procedures, and processes that result in improved efficiencies, yields, machine operations, and product quality. The position provides technical support to the development and the implementation of new products, new processes and new materials. This individual will perform both at a (multi-program) level and at the task level. This position handles multiple projects/programs while keeping to key deliverables.

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  • Project Planning – Prepares and implements an improvement plan for areas of responsibility for major projects relating to: future machine and equipment needs (related to growth and replacement), preventive maintenance needs, new product support, general and manufacturing support, and general process related improvements. The plan or proposal is to include the proposed technical approach, estimated implementation costs, estimated resource needs, and a time schedule, (Pert or Gantt Chart).
  • Process & Product Data – Maintains a working knowledge of new methods, equipment, product specifications, waste, costs, through put rate, and material costs. This technical data is to be used in the justifications of new equipment and cost reduction projects.
  • Documentation – Prepares process descriptions and manufacturing specifications as required. Thoroughly documents all equipment, machines, and tooling with accurate and clear detailed prints and maintenance instructions. Prepares or directs the preparation of, or approves all engineering product and process specifications or changes to it. Is proficient in the ECO process and ensures regulatory compliance.
  • Manufacturing Support – Provides technical guidance as needed to manufacturing and hourly technical personnel during the start-up of new or changed products and processes. Uses good decision-making, problem solving and trouble-shooting techniques to minimize the potential or correct ongoing manufacturing issues.
  • Equipment – Prepares a plan for procurement of capital equipment including obtaining of quotes, vendor investigation, budgeting, and scheduling. Prepares specifications, place orders, coordinate procurement, install equipment, debug and coordinate the start-up of a new or modified equipment from outside firms or as modified internally. Redesigns or coordinates the redesign of existing equipment to incorporate improvements relating to safety, machine reliability, product quality, and/or cost reduction.
  • Design – Coordinate design activity with outside vendors or internal departments as necessary. If resources are unavailable, performs own design and drafting as required to implement improvements. Capable of developing and implementing sophisticated designs, and can approve drawings in the area of expertise.
  • Cost Reduction – Provide concepts and supporting data for cost reduction proposals to meet the plant’s productivity objectives. Initiates cost improvement projects, manages their budget and is able to write large CB-2s.
  • Supervision/Leadership – May be responsible to direct and evaluate job duties and performance of hourly associates in areas of technical expertise. This may include the packaging lab, machine designers or equipment assembly personnel.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering discipline from a recognized, accredited university with greater than 4 years related engineering experience or
  • Associate’s Degree in a related engineering discipline with greater than 8 years of experience
  • Experience leading engineering projects related to productivity improvement, cost savings, capacity expansion or new process development
  • Knowledge of cGMP, FDA regulations and/or medical device manufacturing experience
  • Supervisory experience or demonstrated leadership skills.

  • For most roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In limited circumstances, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

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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