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R&D Engineer II

Apply Now Job ID R-341718 Date posted 07/15/2019

Job Description Summary

This position supports EUMDR through September 30, 2022

Job Description

This position designs, develops and implements new products, processes, test methods and equipment. This position is responsible for conducting engineering studies for process improvements and validations. 

Job Functions:

  • Initiates new or revised documentation and tracks through appropriate approval cycles and implementation.
  • Maintains a professional working relationship with internal and external customers and support staff.
  • Participates and/or leads cross-functional teams.
  • Provides technical support on components, material methods, systems and equipment.
  • Develops physical and functional test requirements to ensure specifications and regulations are met.
  • Writes and approves protocols, reports and data.
  • Oversees testing outlined in protocols and test methods.
  • Coordinates/develops validation studies on equipment and processes.
  • Conducts complaints investigations.
  • Understands and follows company procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in and provides input to training on department and division procedures, and policies.
  • Plans and coordinates engineering test builds.
  • Analyzes problems in design, process and test development. Recommends solutions.
  • Prepares and presents oral and written project updates and technical discussions.
  • Develops and implements procedures to provide easy-to-follow instructions.
  • Prepares and submits for approval requests for project funding. Participates in project planning, budgeting, scheduling and tracking.
  • This position is a temporary assignment, which will include benefits such as (medical, health, dental, and 401k). Eligibility for these benefits will be based on the eligibility requirements as determined by the BD Total Rewards policy. This position will support BD EUMDR efforts and is anticipated to last approximately through September 2022.


  • Ability to make and present engineering decisions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Specific specialized engineering skills such as:
    • Create and critique engineering cost analysis
    • Basic tooling and design and drafting knowledge
    • Analyze and optimize existing process and ability to create new processes
    • Create, analyze and optimize manufacturing and quality systems
    • Basic product, design & prototyping
    • Material science
    • Bioengineering principles
  • Ability to train, create and critique training
  • Comparative statistics
  • Software application skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to create, review and coordinate test protocols and reports
  • Ability to generate engineering proposals
  • Oral and written presentation skills
  • Ability to lead cross functional teams
  • Understanding of regulatory environment
  • Demonstrated ability to create and execute project plans
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills
  • Ability to create and control a budget.


  • 2-5 years (Master’s degree plus zero to three years) of engineering experience within the medical device or equivalent industry. Supervisory experience and Master’s Degree preferred.

    Primary Work Location

    USA AZ - Tempe BPV Building 3

    Additional Locations

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