Job ID R-414308 Date posted 11/09/2021

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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Performs inspections, diagnosis, repairs, corrective maintenance, preventative maintenance, and improvements on production equipment. Provides guidance to operators in support of equipment setup and may provide guidance to less experienced technicians.

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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,diagnosticsand 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.


Performs inspections, diagnosis, repairs, corrective maintenance, preventative maintenance, and improvements on production equipment. Provides guidance to operators in support of equipment setup and may provide guidance to less experienced technicians.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring equipment performance  / operation and proactively addressing issues.

  • Assisting operations personnel during production startups, product changeovers, etc.

  • Responding in a timely fashion to machine breakdowns.

  • Working with shift supervisors to prioritize workload.

  • Scheduling and executing assigned PMs with minimal supervision.

  • Supporting installation and removal of equipment.

  • Working with external contractors and vendors.

  • Communicating issues between shifts and to management.

  • Creating and updating work orders, parts usage, etc in MES/ERP.

  • Performing other duties as assigned.

The candidate will:

  • Work in a safe fashion, considering both personal safety and the safety of those around.

  • Work well in a team setting, both as part of a maintenance team and as part of a larger operations, engineering, maintenance, and quality team.

  • Adhere to all BD policies – including safety, quality, GMP, etc.

  • Be self-motivated and work with general supervision.

  • Be willing to seek assistance from others when necessary.

  • Be flexible and adaptable in working with/on a variety of equipment, processes, projects or assignments.

  • Be detail-oriented, performing moderately complex work requiring close limits of accuracy and tolerances.

The required skill set includes:

  • Mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical troubleshooting and repair.

  • Reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, technical manuals, diagrams, and equipment specifications.

  • Verbal and written communications.

  • Understanding the working of complex machinery.

  • Understanding and use of trade mathematics, calibration techniques, and precision measuring instruments.

The work environment may require:

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, and moving of equipment and machinery weighing up to 60 lbs. 

  • Working in awkward and difficult positions.

Must be knowledgeable in the following areas:

  • Personal Computer applications including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Troubleshooting of Industrial Control Systems (sensors, instrumentation, ladder logic, relay logic, VFD, servo etc.)

  • Sensor technologies

  • Basic plumbing (fluid and pneumatic)

  • Power transmission

  • Electrical troubleshooting of circuits from low level signals up to 480 VAC.

Additional experience in the following areas is desirable:

  • Basic machining

  • Welding

  • Vacuum systems and pumps

  • SAP maintenance module or equivalent computerized system

  • Vision systems

  • PLC System Troubleshooting

  • Networked communication systems

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED.

  • 3-5 years of relevant and technically progressive experience within a manufacturing environment including the test, repair or maintenance of electro-mechanical equipment.

Relevant Fields:

  • Electrical / Electronics Technician, Electro-mechanical Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Industrial Programmer, Electrician, Machine Builder/ Repairer, Machinist, Refrigeration Mechanic, Welding Repairer.

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.

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,Dickinsonand 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 3rd Shift 1030pm-630am (United States of America)

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Advancing the world of health™

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.

As a new employee what I like most about BD are the many learning and professional developmental opportunities for growth offered. It is good to know that there are so many resources to choose from.

Zakiyyah Walker
Staff Engineer

Since joining BD, I really have liked the people I work with on a daily basis and the collaboration towards common goals.

Michael Carrano
Senior Program Manager

BD is full of passionate, loyal, and driven people that have a common goal of advancing healthcare without sacrificing quality or service.

Justyna Zielinska
Project Manager



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