Job ID R-447328 Date posted 08/03/2022 Apply

Materials Technician

Job Description Summary

Job Description

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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. 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.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Order proper raw materials for work orders and charge out materials to work orders.

  • Supply and maintain the inventory of bags, boxes, totes and pallets.

  • Properly clean material hoppers, grinders and bins according to the production schedule.

  • Supply and maintain regrind usage through the vacuum loading system according to the department procedures.

  • Properly identify and label all materials in bins, grinders and gaylords according to the department procedures.

  • Assure regrind is properly stored and identified for reuse or resale.

  • Properly weigh and record regrind for resale and load trailer.

  • Ensure virgin and concentrate materials are supplied to the proper injection molding machine from the warehouse location and have been weighed and recorded according to the department procedures.

  • Ensure materials requiring drying are dried at the proper settings and the proper length of time according to the department procedures.

  • Maintain all housekeeping requirements for the warehouse and the production floor as defined in the department procedures.

  • Responsible for setting up auxiliary equipment necessary for the particular production run replacing, cleaning, and changing fitters and empty barrels.

  • Perform minor adjustments to auxiliary and material conveying equipment as needed under direction of a skilled team member.

  • Responsible for all required paperwork.

  • Assist other team members in cross training.

  • Maintain an open line of communication to assure all problems and changes are communicated and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Participate on safety and emergency response teams and attend monthly Safety Meeting and other meetings and teams as required or requested.

  • Comply with all departmental attendance and performance policies.

  • Work overtime as needed by the department.

  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement teams and activities, including 5S, blitzes, Shift Start-up, updating PVD boards, etc.

  • Continuously improve through the KAS program, meeting department goals for completed KAS.

  • Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.

  • Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Effective written and oral communication skills (English), basic math skills, and interpersonal skills

  • One to four years of manufacturing experience

  • Must meet company forklift certification

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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