Job ID R-414615 Date posted 11/01/2021

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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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.

BD Medication Management Systems is looking for a Sr.Electrical and Firmware Engineering Manager with a solid understanding of embedded product development to lead a team creating next generation automated medication dispensing systems. As part of the hardware engineering organization, you will supervise a team of Electrical and Firmware engineers and will directly contribute to development of technical solutions and products. You will be responsible for planning the team’s technical activities, establishing expectations, recruiting new team members, developing emerging talent, and creating a well-functioning, cohesive team environment.


  • Manage a team of Electrical and Firmware engineers to design, develop and test medical devices

  • Provide the strategic vision and roadmap for the electrical and firmware development and architecture and contribute to technical solutions.

  • Evaluate and recommend engineering tools, and department process improvement ideas.

  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to include concept development and peer/design review participation.

  • Monitor documentation maintenance throughout all phases of research and development.

  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input as needed.

  • Identify functional needs/gaps and recommend resource assignments.

  • Develop and mentor direct reports with individual meetings, performance reviews, formal training, development plans and other tools to achieve development goals.

  • Actively manage projects on which the team works including identifying tasks, allocating work assignments and tracking status 

  • Support, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization.

  • Deliver results while working on multiple projects simultaneously, balancing resources, timing, and quality of outcomes.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of experience in project or people leadership within a product development environment

  • Knowledge of embedded software development, schematic and layout design tools

  • Experience in digital and analog circuit design

  • Knowledge of RFID, antenna design and wireless communication protocols is required.

  • Experience with medical devices and knowledge of medical device regulatory requirements

  • Experience working with vendors and contract manufacturers for PCB fabrication and assembly

  • Ability to work in a team environment; strong collaboration and communication skills

  • Ability to identify, attract and develop top talent

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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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.

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