Job ID R-493834 Date posted June 19, 2024

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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We are seeking a highly skilled, driven and experienced Staff Engineer to join our dynamic Medical Delivery System new product development design team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, with a focus on medical devices or pharmaceuticals.

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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. 

We are seeking a highly skilled, driven and experienced Staff Engineer to join our dynamic Medical Delivery System new product development design team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, with a focus on medical devices or pharmaceuticals.


  • Lead the design and development of innovative medical devices.

  • Apply mechanical engineering theoretical principles and techniques to understand, develop, and design innovative solutions to complex technical challenges.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to develop and evaluate technology solutions that address prioritized unmet needs.

  • Conduct research to identify new technologies and methodologies.

  • Drive technical research to understand customer and clinical needs, develop insights and recommendations through scientific literature review, technology landscaping, and ethnographic research.

  • Design, fabricate device embodiments for use in concept usability/simulated use studies.

  • Identify the best tools and approaches to develop/optimize device and system designs using an appropriate mix of first principles / analytical, computational, and experimental methods.

  • Translate clinical needs into device requirements, system architectures, and realistic and actionable design plans.

  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of medical device product development including risk management methodologies.

  • Develop and execute test methods and implement data acquisition systems, assembly methods, tooling, equipment, and processes for devices intended for bench, ex vivo, preclinical and simulated use evaluations.

  • Lead and conduct data and statistical analysis efforts of experimental results to generate conclusions and drive project direction.

  • Communicate relevant project information effectively (verbal and written) including project status, technical concepts and design details, and functional demonstrations to key internal and external stakeholders of varying technical abilities.

  • Provide technical expertise and mentorship to junior engineers and team members Oversee the implementation of engineering principles in the production process.

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals and present at conferences.


  • Degree in mechanical, biomedical or chemical engineering.

  • Experience: PhD + minimum of 4 years of medical device or pharmaceutical industry experience, MS + minimum of 8 years of medical device or pharmaceutical industry experience, or BS + minimum of 14 years of medical device or pharmaceutical industry experience.

  • Experience serving as an engineering lead to conceptualize, design, and develop medical devices that address clinical needs.

  • Proven track record of active communication and influencing without authority.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent project management abilities.

  • Proficient in the use of Solid Works, Minitab or other statistical software, and other relevant engineering software.

  • Demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed publications and patents.

  • Experience presenting at conferences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering is preferred.

  • Experience with FDA regulations and ISO standards.

  • Proven ability to lead and manage a team.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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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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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