Job ID R-420290 Date posted 12/12/2021 Apply

JG1 Mechanic

Job Description Summary

Set up and maintain automatic, semi-automatic and hand operated machines so that parts produced will conform to all quality specifications. Maintain proper flow through area of responsibility.

Job Description


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. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. 


Essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Set up all automatic, semi-automatic and hand operated machines so that all products produced will meet all quality specifications.

  • Maintain all machinery as required.

  • Make all repairs to machines and notify proper personnel of necessary major repair.

  • Examine machines for defects, dismantle and repair as necessary.

  • Create work orders and notifications and close PM work orders on time after completing PM task.

  • Perform preventive maintenance as dictated by the maintenance planner.

  • Instruct operators concerning proper methods for the purpose of attaining maximum quality and quantity production in a professional manner.

  • Work with engineering in making recommendations for modifying equipment.

  • Schedule work and requisition material as required.

  • Assist in training new personnel in all jobs in the department as required.

  • Assist team leader in planning and controlling the quality and quantity of production.

  • Actively participates as a team member with operators, utilities and all other personnel working in assigned area.

  • Responsible for quality of product after machine repairs.  Ensures product quality meets specifications and proper documentation is completed

  • Responsible for informing team leader of machine problems or other causes of production stoppages.

  • Learn all quality inspections.

  • Observe all plant safety standards and perform job safety analysis.  Must know lock out procedures and Safety Key Interrupt procedures.

  • Routinely checks with operators on equipment in a proactive manner for any quality or operational issues.

  • Works with limited supervision.


Required Minimum: 

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Vocational / Technical School/ Associates Degree preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous mechanical experience or equivalent

  • Strong mechanical aptitude with basic mechanical knowledge and skill.

  • Proven knowledge of basic mechanical drive systems and components including but not limited to:

  • cam motions; intermittent motion indexers; gear drive transmissions; prime movers

  • electrical motors, etc; robots, bearings and bushings - repair & replacement; timing & synchronization of mechanical drive trains.

  • Basic electrical and electronic knowledge sufficient to troubleshoot problems and assist electronic technician in repairs.

  • Ability to understand valve diagrams.

  • Strong understanding of mechanical and electrical vibratory feed systems with the ability to repair preferred.

  • Basic leadership skill in order to perform incidental supervision.

  • Proven problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills.

  • Well developed planning and organizational skills.

  • Preferred understanding of pneumatic systems including:

  • fluidic and pneumatic components (valves, cylinders, control devices, regulators, flow controls, etc.)

For many 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, 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.  

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do 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. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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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 NE - Holdrege

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US BD 12 Hour Day Shift 5am-530 pm (United States of America)

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