Job ID R-442861 Date posted 06/27/2022

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.

About the role:

Senior Process Engineer I

BD is currently looking for an experienced R&D senior process engineer with expertise in surface chemistry and bioconjugation to be part of the bead process engineering team to support the BD Rhapsody™ singe-cell multiomics platform. As a senior process engineer you will sustain, improve and develop oligo conjugated magnetic beads for single-cell multiomics assays.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Implement design control and optimization tools to develop and improve manufacturing process for oligo-conjugated magnetic beads

  • Perform and develop new characterization tests to evaluate performance of the beads for single-cell assays

  • Evaluate downstream impacts of material or process changes by performing experiments and developing models for predictive performance

  • Design and perform experiments using BD Rhapsody platform, and analyze and interpret single-cell sequencing data

  • Collaborate with and evaluate third-party vendors, and lead technical meetings with vendors

  • Work with Operations team to transfer and improve the bead manufacturing process

  • Generate SOPs, process development reports, technology transfers and batch records

  • Participate in functional and cross-functional training to advance technical capabilities

Education and experience required:

  • PhD in chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, bioengineering or a related discipline, or Masters degree plus 5 years of experience, or Bachelors degree plus 7 years of experience

  • Familiarity with process engineering and Design of Experiments (DOE)

  • Experience working with particles or solid surfaces and bioconjugation

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective communication with cross-functional teams

  • Experience in design and evaluation of QC tests

  • Good understanding of biostatistics and statistical packages

  • Experience working efficiently with large datasets

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to keep accurate and complete laboratory records and logs

  • Experience in the life-sciences, biotechnology industry supporting process development, design, scale-up, improvement and validation is preferred

Nice to have:

  • Experience with bead manufacturing

  • Experience with single-cell RNA-seq assays or other NGS assays

  • Experience with primer design and developing PCR-based assays

  • Familiarity with flow cytometry

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 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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