Job ID R-465656 Date posted 05/24/2023

Engineering Controls Technician

Job Description Summary

Responsible for ensuring production and auxiliary equipment is maintained to meet production goals.  Responsibilities are multi skilled, which demonstrate competency in mechanical systems, electrical systems, motor controls, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), and electronics.  Responsibilities also include assisting maintenance personnel with daily tasks, ensuring completion of projects, and ensuring proper documentation of work performed.

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.

SHIFT:3rd shift, Monday - Friday 10:45 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

This role is considered a temporary assignment, with benefits, beginning immediately and anticipated to end on 10/31/2024, subject to business conditions.  If, at the end of that period, you have not obtained another position within BD, your employment will terminate and you will be eligible for severance benefits per the Severance Plan currently in effect.


  • Troubleshoot PLC’s, motor controls, electrical systems, electronics, and mechanical systems.

  •  Lead maintenance personnel with the troubleshooting and repairing production equipment and plant utilities, as needed.

  • Use knowledge of craft to cross train other maintenance associates as directed.

  • Utilize hand and power tools safely and effectively.

  • Utilize technical manuals or bulletins, as well as blueprints in daily activities.

  • Write work orders.

  • Utilize analog and digital measuring equipment, as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate exceptional proficiency of the Electrical/Electronics skill set within the below listed crafts/specialties:

  • High school diploma/GED required

  • Technical degree preferred

  • Two (2) years experience preferred

  • The individual must have an understanding of mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, manufacturing processes, plant systems and equipment.

  • In addition, the individual will be required to work/train on skills and tasks outside their area of specialty.

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required:


  • May be exhibited through internal certification, trade school certification, or documented Job experience

  • Hydraulics

  • Pneumatics


  • May be exhibited through internal certification, trade school certification, or documented Job experience

  • Electrician

  • Demonstrate ability to plan and implement electrical projects.

  • Working knowledge of National Electrical code requirements.

  • Ability to size and install hard wire control systems.


  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot and modify PLC programs in ladder logic.

  • Extensive knowledge of Allen Bradley component including 500 series and Control Logix.

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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