Job ID R-493557 Date posted June 16, 2024

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll help us share our innovative solutions with more clinics, physicians, pharmacies and medical entities which will in turn benefit the health and well-being of people and patients all over the nation. It’s an exciting, challenging and rewarding role, but you’ll be working from a place of strength thanks to our trusted name, and the belief in our products that you’ll quickly develop. Here, you’ll be channeling all your sales skills and experience into one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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Job Description Summary

The Repair Center Engineer-Project Manager is a key contributor within the Repair Center department. The RCE-Project Manager is expected to work on problems of moderate to broad scope that require good judgment, with little management involvement. RCE-Project Manager will lead to change, contribute new ideas, and find innovative methods to accomplish goals. The RCE-Project Manager will be expected to have the ability to get things done through people that do not report to them. The RCE-Project Manager will also need to have the ability to work through adverse situations while building and maintaining good personal relationships.

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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. 


  • Participate in and often lead cross-functional project teams. Primary objectives may include improving Repair Center operational efficiency, optimizing Repair Center processes, qualifying replacement components or suppliers, enhancing the quality of the product, improving customer happiness (internal and external), reducing repair costs, etc.

  • Support the introduction of new repair parts and modules to the Repair Center. Establish processes and procedures, build assembly documentation, and extend parts to SAP. Review engineering designs and documentation for completeness, clarity, manufacturability, and reparability. Evaluate and qualify new suppliers. Train personnel and oversee associates' efforts.

  • This key position provides hands-on support to the repair, assembly, and test processes for the Flow Cytometry Instruments and Fixtures. Must be an adept and expert problem solver who can determine the root cause of challenging technical issues. Must be able to implement practical solutions promptly. Problems are typically multi-disciplinary: mechanical, optical, electrical, and fluidic. The RCE-Project Manager will strive to continuously improve processes to achieve optimal efficiency for Repair Center operations.

  • The RCE-Project Manager will perform and document field failure investigations, identify root causes, and participate in corrective and preventative action efforts.

  • The RCE-Project Manager will often support and lead warranty and second-level repair efforts at vendors and suppliers.

  • Work is usually independently performed with general instructions as to the expected objectives; May receive technical mentorship on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed project plans.

  • Stay abreast of the basic compliance requirements in their work area and comply with those requirements. Participate as required in training on regulatory issues affecting their area of work.

  • Promote a safe work environment. May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment. Participate in Environmental, Health, and Safety programs.

  • Perform validations for new repair parts, products, assemblies, machines, and machine changes.

  • Identify and implement significant continuous improvement projects.

  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers, Global Service Engineers, Subject Matter Experts, vendors, consultants, and interface with other BD Plants and platform teams to design and repair parts or processes for new products and technologies.

  • Generate and submit new project ideas.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirement:

  • Requires a BS degree: ME, EE, IE, IT, or equivalent6 +  years’ experience in a high-tech manufacturing environment

  • Must be proficient in the use of personal computers:  MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, Windows, or Mac OS

  • Must be able to understand engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, and operational procedures

  • Must have experience writing and reviewing Engineering Change Orders

  • Must have proven project management experience, led continuous improvement efforts with cross-functional teams

  • Experience developing manufacturing /repair processes, writing procedures, and training assembly /repair personnel

  • The ability to assess and resolve multiple high visibility problems on time.

  • Ability to be effective with minimal directionRecognizes problems and addresses them without waiting to be instructed to do so

  • Familiarity with ISO 9000 standards

  • Willingness to travel (less than 5%)

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.  

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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USA CA - San Jose - Montecito

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Salary ranges have been implemented to reward associates fairly and competitively, as well as to support recognition of associates’ progress, ranging from entry level to experts in their field, and talent mobility. There are many factors, such as location, that contribute to the range displayed. The salary offered to a successful candidate is based on experience, education, skills, and actual work location. Salary ranges may vary for Field-based and Remote roles.

Salary Range Information

$97,200.00 - $160,300.00 USD Annual

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