Job ID R-457564 Date posted 11/22/2022 Apply

Mechanical Technician I - 2nd shift (CT) (onsite)

Job Description Summary

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.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:

Set-up, service, and troubleshoot manufacturing equipment, and provide technical resources for the Continuous Improvement Program.

Hours: Monday - Friday 1:00PM - 9:00PM

Essential Job Functions:

  • Set up, operates, and performs maintenance on, and solves issues with equipment, to include complex, and precision adjustments that require an understanding of the manufacturing process and the effect of electronic, pneumatic, and mechanical devices on the product.

  • Perform preventive maintenance on tooling and equipment.

  • Troubleshoot, analyze and repair tooling or equipment problems and develop corrective action for the problem.

  • Adapt new or existing equipment to operational needs.

  • Follows all GMP’s and assists in developing operating procedures, setups, tooling maintenance requirements, safety precautions, spare parts and process supplies.

  • Organize, order, and maintain tooling/equipment components.

  • Prioritize and schedule time based on production requirements and customer needs.

  • Perform training tasks as required.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Mechanical ability to recognize and troubleshoot all types of drive and feed systems.

  • Experience in troubleshooting electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Basic Math skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Flexible regarding work and shift assignments.

Education and/or Experience:

  • 2-Year Technical Degree or Certificate from training courses


  • Minimum of two (2) years technical experience.

Physical Demands:

  • Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of prolonged standing, sitting at machines or work tables or bending, stooping or reaching and/or occasional lifting of light items (i.e., up to 40 lbs.). 

  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Work Environment:

  • Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work space (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.).

  • May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes, requiring some precaution.

Training Requirements:

  • On-the-job, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) required for position, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

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.

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. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time. And through the organization’s investment in BD University, you will continually level up your tech skills and expertise.

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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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, or any other protected status.

Primary Work Location

USA NY - Glens Falls

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US BD 2nd Shift 1pm-930pm (United States of America)

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