Job ID R-383173 Date posted 10/13/2021

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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BD is a global medical technology company that is focused on improving lives through the development of innovative medical devices. BD has state-of-the-art facilities around the globe that provide an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We hire associates who have a passion and commitment to "Helping all people live healthy lives." We are always seeking great people to join our Company on its journey to greatness.

We are seeking a Senior R&D Technician for our Tempe, AZ facility. This person contributes to the design and development of new products, completion of routine technical tasks under close supervision and develops solutions to routine technical problems of specified scope. Their contacts are primarily with other technicians and product builders, immediate supervisor, project leaders, engineers and other professionals in the unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting in concept generation, design, development and evaluation of new products, materials and technologies.

  • Develops prototype products, processes and test set-ups

  • Sets up and operates manufacturing and/or test equipment. Records data with limited supervision.

  • Provides technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks.

  • Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and manipulates technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes. Products engineering document, reports, and drawings (flow charts, block diagrams and schematics).

  • Prepares reports and summaries, including quantitative analysis.

  • Scope equipment for use and complete qualifications

  • Notifies manager upon recognition of factors that may affect project

  • Execution of designed test protocol

  • Effective documentation and communication of test results


  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED

  • 2 years experience as a laboratory technician or manufacturing operator

  • Good Laboratory Practice Experience

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Technical / Vocational Diploma or Certificate

  • Prior experience with working with medical devices

  • Experience with Laboratory Testing ie: Instron

  • Prior experience Writing work instructions

  • Experience with Electronics testing

  • Experience in prototype building and testing.

  • Ability to work with basic computer programs

  • Ability to manufacture devices including small components

  • Ability to understand and perform designed test procedures

  • The ability to work effectively in a cross functional group is critical

  • Application of technical principles and concepts.

  • Develops solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope.

  • Uses standard and approved research and development methods

  • Develops solutions to problems of up to moderate scope and complexity, as assigned, through the exercise of judgment within defined practices and policies for determining appropriate actions

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

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 AZ - Tempe Headquarters

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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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