Job ID R-412455 Date posted 09/19/2021 Apply

Senior Manager R&D

Job Description Summary

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.

What is expected of you for success in your role?

  • Leads and manages the Infusion Next Gen Mechanical/HW engineering team, this will include employee development, technical expertise development, hiring, staffing, and performance management.

  • Manage and guide the staff’s careers to include succession planning and mentoring.

  • Provide leadership to the team in the achievement of department, division, and corporate goals, enhancing staff skills, expanding capabilities of labs, and cultivating customer engagements.

  • Expand engineering, problem-solving, and lean agile development techniques and improve skill sets in Design for Six Sigma development methodologies.

  • Work with customers and translate their needs into product requirements.

  • Explore the need and possible growth for system modeling, predictable models & Monte Carlo analysis.

  • Provide Engineering expertise to both direct staffs and supported product development programs in the area of complex systems design (Mechanical/Electrical focus).

  • Ensure that staff’s work products are of BD quality.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Elect, or other technical fields of study; Systems Engineering focus preferred.

  • Strong technical leadership skills.

  • 7 or more years of proven experience in product development and product life cycle management. 2 or more years of experience in a leadership capacity.

  • A demonstrated track record of technical leadership and delivering results.

  • A strong technical background and demonstrated expertise in the design of sophisticated electro/mechanical medical devices.

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to tactfully advise decision-makers.

  • A dedication to delivering on organizational goals.


  • An advanced degree in engineering, business, or equivalent experience

  • A broad background and demonstrated expertise in device engineering: examples include Mechanical Design, Electro/Mechanical Design, Systems engineering.

  • Experience developing safety-critical medical device systems, working with multi-disciplined teams, and large-scale systems of systems.

  • Experience across the entire device lifecycle, from inception, through design, construction, testing, and commercial launch.

  • Experience working in a program office and Virtual environment which includes contract design and manufacturing partners.

  • Previous experience managing highly-skilled, technical specialists.

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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