Job ID R-468808 Date posted 06/21/2023

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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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.

BD is seeking a Quality Engineer II to join the team at our medical device manufacturing site in Sumter, SC. As a Quality Engineer II, you'll play an integral role in maintaining compliance with ISO and FDA guidelines while collaborating with local, US-based and international resources. You'll be responsible for building and implementing strategic quality plans and regulatory compliant operating procedures that support routine validation, as well as expansion and upgrade projects. If you're passionate about quality and are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, we want to hear from you!


  • Serve as a resource to work group and project teams, within the plant and outside the plant relative to quality and regulatory issues.

  • Maintain familiarity with the manufacturing processes and products to evaluate the cause and effect of defects and identify trends in process and product quality.

  • Provide technical mentorship for projects using the application of pFMEAs, risk mitigation, site validations, DOEs, and other experiments and investigations as assigned.

  • Ensure the contents of Validation protocols meet all applicable quality system requirements and product requirements.

  • Lead projects/project teams in the use of continuous improvement tools and methodologies such as Six Sigma, 8D, 5-Why, etc.

  • Work with assigned manufacturing department(s) to maintain the highest quality standards/requirements.

  • Initiate, review, and implement policies and procedures relating to product quality and process control as appropriate.

  • Ensure that all activities align with government (OSHA, FDA, ISO, etc.) regulations and corresponding policies/procedures.

  • Coordinate machine and process capability studies, analyze data, and submit recommendations.

  • Coordinate communication between Unit Quality, Unit R&D, and plant personnel on new products, product improvements, and product issues.

  • Provide test and statistical support regarding customer complaint issues and make recommendations on actions to be taken to address the issue.

  • Lead MWO / PIC initiation, implementation, and follow-through in support of initiatives within the assigned business team.


  • BA/BS Degree (Major: Engineering, Sciences, Mathematics, or equivalent) (Required) Mechanical Engineering Major (Preferred)

  • Minimum of BA/BS Degree AND 3 years work experience in Quality Assurance/Manufacturing OR MSc. Degree AND 1 years work experience (Required).

  • Solid understanding of statistical/investigative tools such as control limits, SPC, significance studies, P charts, probability studies, 8D, 5-Why etc. (Required)

  • Effective written and verbal skills with the ability to accept responsibility and perform responsibilities with minimal direction. (Required)

  • Working knowledge of Validations, IQ, OQ, PQ, and DOEs (Preferred)

  • Solid understanding of QSRs / ISO13485:2016 (Preferred)

  • Six Sigma training (Preferred)

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.

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. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time. And through the organization’s investment in BD University, you will continually level up your tech skills and expertise.

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 SC - Sumter

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US BD 1st Shift 8am-5pm (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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