Job ID R-486981 Date posted March 21, 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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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.


A career at BD means learning and working 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.

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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About the role

Medication Management Solutions (MMS) is seeking a Human Factors Engineer to focus on Human Factors and User Experience Design (HF+UXD). The ideal candidate for this role is passionate about design for user experience with proven capabilities in visual design, information architecture, and interaction design for both standalone software and integrated software/hardware solutions. They have a passion for interacting with customers and doing user research to drive the human factors engineering process.

This individual will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team on key programs and initiatives across MMS, using evidence-based tools to drive user-centered product development principles proven to reduce risks, minimize development costs, and improve market acceptance of solutions.

The HF+UXD will work within the MMS User Experience Design Team (UXD). The goal of the UXD Team is to stimulate and lead concept and technology innovation spanning multiple product platforms. The role of HF+UXD within this group is to bring knowledge and expertise in user-centered design that begins with the initiation of programs and transitions into design and development. The HF+UXD will have the opportunity to engage in numerous MMS product development programs across the business groups.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Usability Planning & Execution
  • Generative Research & Front-End Innovation
  • Design Thinking, Human Factors, & utilizing Usability Engineering Tools
  • User Needs/Requirements & User Risk Assessment
  • Design of User Interfaces
  • Formative Evaluation, Design Validation, and Summative Human Factor Design Validation

About you

  • 5+ years of technical experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field (human-computer interaction, systems engineering, human factors engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial design, or biomedical engineering preferred)
  • Working knowledge of applicable standards and industry guidance for medical devices and usability engineering including IEC 62366-1, FDA Guidance for Human Factors (2016), IEC 62366-2, HE75, ISO 13485, FDA Guidance for Design Controls, & ISO 14971
  • Working experience performing usability studies and translating HF+UXD findings into user-needs/requirements, user risk, and/or design solutions related to the user interface
  • At least 2 years of experience completing and/or leading/managing the work of outside partners and/or internal team members related to digital human-systems interface design and usability research/testing strategy and execution.
  • Wireframing and Digital Prototyping ((e.g. Axure, Figma, Adobe XD), with strong prototyping experience.)
  • At least 3 years working in the Medical Device Industry

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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.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity 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, or any other protected status.

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