Job ID R-413075 Date posted 11/14/2021

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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BDI APT Molding Engineering Co-op
With direction from the Sr. Staff Engineer, Molding, the incumbent shall provide a support role in planning and execution of medical device projects for the BD Interventional (BDI) Business.  He/ She shall provide molded plastic part design feedback and be the molding subject matter expert (SME) for cross functional teams as applicable. This role will primarily support new product development projects with responsibilities for other areas of continuous improvement.   In this capacity, the incumbent must be capable of hanging and setting molds, basic molding processing, understand criticality to maintain timelines, and provide support to the lead engineers on critical path items.  This position works onsite at our Research Triangle Park campus.

Job Description


  • Provide input in plastic components, design for manufacturability/mold-ability, design for improved / best in class tooling and scientific molding principles.

  • Actively participates on New Product Development (NPD) core teams as required

  • Setup & maintain injection molding process

  • Perform basic metrology on molded components

  • Prepare reports detailing mold operational performance

  • Work with personnel and R&D to ensure molded components meet requirements

  • Other items as require by manager

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret, edit and correct part drawings, solid models and molding simulations

  • Ability to execute scientific molding principles, setup decoupled molding process

  • Experience setting up injection molding machines (hydraulic/electric), setting and pulling molds, & setting up peripheral equipment; academic course/lab work acceptable

  • Experience with 3D CAD programs (Solidworks, Pro-E, etc.)

  • Experience with basic metrology equipment

  • Experience assembling/disassembling injection mold tooling

  • Knowledge of commodity and engineering grade resins and their properties


* Internal: Plant molding engineering personnel, BDX molding engineering personnel, product design / R&D personnel, quality personnel and metrology personnel, etc.

* External: Molding equipment (IMMs, molds, etc.) vendors, sales engineers, contract engineers, metrology vendors, etc.

Required Education:

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's Degree Program pursuing a major in plastics engineering, or equivalent

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.

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.

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

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.


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USA NC - Research Triangle Park

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US BD 1st Shift 8am-5pm (United States of America)

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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.

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