Job ID R-413998 Date posted 10/06/2021

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

The Staff Engineer will be responsible for technical leadership in product design, research and development and manufacturing activities to support the commercialization of new products and line extensions.

Be part of something bigger!

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.

Summary/Purpose of Position

The Staff Engineer will be responsible for technical leadership in product design, research and development activities to support the commercialization of new products and line extensions.

Essential Duties and Position Responsibilities

Support new product team design activities including:

  • Provide technical leadership user needs identification and assessment, idea generation, concept development, product design, design control documentation and compliance.

  • Develop and drive the technical project plans and schedules Lead technical design reviews and assess design for manufacturability.

Able to plan, coordinate and manage all technical activities associated with Regulatory Submissions, Verification and Validation commercialization and launch of new products including:

  • Conceptualization and development of prototypes, test methods and processes.

  • Coordination of all in-vitro bench studies, engineering labs, formative labs, Human Factors and Design Validation labs.

  • Development and release of all product specifications and documentation.

  • Planning, ordering and management of component inventory to support efficient product development.

  • Developing, executing, analyzing and writing reports for pre- V&V protocols.

  • Developing new product cost estimates and conducting Design and Technical Reviews as prescribed in the Product Development Plan/Process.

  • Plan, coordinate and manage all technical knowledge transfer from R&D to Advance manufacturing.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Required

  • BS degree in Engineering required (mechanical, chemical, biomedical or equivalent)

  • Minimum  eight (8) years experience or MS degree with minimum six (6) years experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency with user needs identification and assessment, product design, 3D Modeling, prototyping, FEA and Design for Manufacturability.

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to conceptualize ideas, motivate and focus individuals and teams and drive projects through completion on time and on budget

  • Ability to travel up to 30%

  • Understanding of GMPs and medical device regulations.

Key Relationships

Internal Relationships:

  • Product Development Staff            

  • Coop Engineers

  • Design Engineers       

  • Manufacturing Engineers

  • Quality Assurance Engineers           

  • Documentation Clerks     

  • Marketing Product Managers          

  • Lab Technicians

  • Sales               

  • Human Resources

  • Production Management                   

External Relationships:

  • Clinicians Design Consultants

  • Suppliers           

  • Tooling / 3D Printing/Mold Vendors           

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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USA RI - Warwick

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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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