Job ID R-411965 Date posted 11/08/2021

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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Job Description Summary

The Engineer I supports the key business objectives of the assigned plant (Growth, Profitability, and Innovation). Through production support and assigned plant specific projects, the associate drives activities to deliver upon these objectives. Through the execution of deliverables, the Engineer I is familiar with and capable of performing in many key areas defining the duties and responsibilities of this role.

Job Description


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

The following duties and responsibilities represent the areas of work focus and related typical proficiency:

  • Troubleshooting Manufacturing Issues with packaging materials. (And Equipment, Understanding Loss of Control and how to regain it)  

  • Assists with limited products and processes implemented in the assigned product platforms and supporting plants.

  • Problem Solving, Root Cause Analysis, Diagnostics, Analytical

  • Teacher, Mentor, Leader

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  • Manufacturing Fabrication Methods such  thermoforming, Lamination, Printing. Basic familiarity of some manufacturing methods and their applications. 

  • Primary, secondary, tertiary packaging components  - Familiarity with, labels & labeling systems, folding cartons, corrugated cases,  laminated rollstock and premade bags, Films, partitions, barcoding.     

  • Application of Transfer functions during troubleshooting and production support (i.e. Statistical Tolerance Analysis, Design for Six Sigma) - Familiarity with a limited set of methods used to analyze parts and subsystems.

  • Understanding of Manufacturing Statistical methods, such as process capability and Design of Experiments. Familiarity with limited statistical tools used to assist in development and troubleshooting of products and processes.

  • Project Management leadership in areas focusing on design changes, process improvements, outsourcing, material cost reduction and other plant efficiency efforts.  Familiarity with basic project requirements and schedules.

  • Back to Basics (machine control via TPM/PM processes) (Understanding on how to maintain a “Validated State”)

  • Core Team Member Representation in assigned plant - Familiarity with and can support the execution of plans with the guidance of a more senior level engineer.

  • Implementation of BD Processes, which include Validations, Deviations, Engineering Change Orders - Familiarity with basic project requirements and schedules.

  • CAPA Execution - Familiarity with the CAPA process and supports CAPA owners with the execution of specific tasks.

  • Engineering Standards - Understands and can apply some elements of various standards to engineering drawings.  Typically requires significant oversight from a more senior level engineer.

  • ISO compliance, FDA 21 CFR 820 compliance, and cGMP efforts - Some familiarity with FDA and ISO regulations and cGMP.  Requires significant oversight from SME to ensure compliance in all applicable


Minimum Qualifications


  • Candidate or incumbent must have engineering and management knowledge and skills as follows: 

  • Able to organize and prioritize assignments as a participant to assign functional teams (Recognizes resources needed, including Human, Machine, & Materials) (minimum 1 year working in a team environment).

  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills across all levels. (capable of influencing leadership on making the right decisions supported by data)

  • Able to maintain strategic and tactical interaction with local leaders and unit level leaders.

  • Supports change management within function.

  • Familiarity with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 21 CFR 820 and International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

Required Education and Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field with less than 2 years of experience, or equivalent combination of relevant certification, education, and experience (minimum 10 years).

  • Bachelor’s Degree

For most roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In limited circumstances, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.


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. 


Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. 

Primary Work Location

USA UT - Sandy

Additional Locations

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NA (United States of America)

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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.

Justyna Zielinska
Project Manager



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