Job ID R-411867 Date posted 10/05/2021 Apply

Lead Bulking/Formulation Operator

Job Description Summary

Leads and is responsible for preparation of materials to support downstream manufacturing operations. Operates production equipment. Weighs, measures and checks raw materials to ensure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and accurate proportions following approved procedure. Leads in-process testing to ensure batches meet specifications. Responsible for validating processes and equipment directly related to filtration, cleaning and sterilization. Responsible for the removal and disposal of waste chemicals, solvents and acids. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves complex issues associated with bulking/formulation operations. Provides additional leadership support as needed and escalates team issues as necessary

Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

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. 


  • Weighs, measures and checks raw materials to ensure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients

  • Leads simple analytical tests (pH, conductivity, and absorbance)

  • Performs routine cleaning of processing equipment

  • Handles hazardous waste as appropriate

  • Leads inventory counting activities as required

  • Inspects in-process parts to ensure consistent quality and remove defective product, packaging, and component material

  • Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate documentation of all manufacturing activities performed

  • Monitors meters, gauges, temperatures, pressures, and related controls

  • Plans and controls timing of operations

  • Generates reports, graphs, and other data

  • Ensures accurate proportions of batches following approved procedure

  • Interprets complex drawings, diagrams, charts and specifications

  • Performs complex work to close tolerances, high quality and accuracy

  • Makes effective decisions relative to position requirements

  • Evaluates operating process equipment and implantation to ensure constant compliance with standard manufacturing practices (SMP)


Minimum Education/Experience:

  • High School degree with 6 years’ manufacturing experience or AA science degree with 3 years’ experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in and FDA/Regulated environment.

Basic Skills:

  • Exhibit the ability to use independent judgment and demonstrated leadership.

Proficient/Working Skills:

  • Must be proficient in English with the ability to read, write, analyze/evaluate charts, follow diagrams and perform arithmetic

  • Demonstrate the ability to use personal computers

  • Proficiency in MS Excel is required

  • Must be able to use math skills to produce accurate formulas

  • Possess the able to read, write, comprehend and interpret complex charts, drawings, diagrams, graphs and other data.

  • Possess the ability to communicate (oral/written) technical and non-technical information across the group and organization.

  • Possess strong time management skills to complete assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Uses judgment in troubleshooting and problem solving.

  • Develops production plans coordinating resources (materials) and presenting priority to parties.

  • Provides support to the supervisor when vital.

  • Provides training support for on-boarding and/or procedures.

  • Provides support on projects

  • Provides coaching to associates on activities and performance.

  • Provides improvement recommendations and/or solutions to support efficiency.

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow established procedures according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

  • Must follow all BD housekeeping policies and procedures.

  • Must follow all BD safety policies and procedures.

  • Must be able to work overtime as required to meet BD business requirements.

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 discriminateon the basis ofrace, 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. 

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USA MD - Hunt Valley

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US BD 1st Shift 6am-230pm (United States of America)

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