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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Inst. Assembly Technician 3 in Baltimore, Maryland

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Job Description

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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.

Instrument Assembly Technician 3

Job Overview

Performs a wide variety of assigned tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies such as modules, boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables. Determines and/or follows methods and sequence of operations in performing wiring, component installation, hand soldering, cable harnessing, and fitting on assembly units. Works from diagrams and drawings, makes initial layouts, and uses hand and/or power tools, jigs, and saws. Conducts quality inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications. Disassembles, modifies, reworks, reassembles, and tests experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions. Makes setups and adjustments holding tolerances to blueprint specifications. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves complex issues associated with instrument assembly operations.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Able to build, integrate, and understand the entire assembly process and requirements for any instrument in the production area

  • Responsible for assembling multiple product lines including integration of sub-assemblies into the instrument

  • Provide overall device history record recording, reporting (serial numbers, tools)

  • Provide basic component testing (pre-assemblies, modules of simple instruments)

  • Identify defects, recommend design and process improvements

  • Provide Expertise in reading / understanding drawings, work instructions, and overall workmanship standards

  • Provide training to associates as needed including broad variety of mechanical and basic testing activities

  • Execute on basic test instructions as needed including analyzing results and data to determine pass / fail and/or next steps.

  • Conduct routine / moderately complex troubleshooting and repair work

  • Complete any related production activities in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and in accordance with BD's expectations for Safety and Quality

  • Work or interface with Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Planning and Purchasing as needed

  • Complete work activity in the accordance to BD's defined specifications, operating procedures, and company policies.

  • Must be able to perform standard material handling functions for instrument raw materials and sub-assemblies.

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and efficient work environment through execution of all housekeeping responsibilities including cleaning, sweeping, organizing to maintain a safe and clean work environment

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow established procedures according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

  • Must follow all BD housekeeping policies and procedures

  • Must follow all BD safety policies and procedures

  • Must be able to work overtime as required to meet BD business requirements

  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • High school degree or GED required with 4 years manufacturing experience or an AA technical degree with 1 year experience. Experience in a regulated environment required.

Basic Skills:

  • Proven leadership skills capability and ability to mentor, coach, and develop other associates

  • Proven ability and accountability to results and to improve performance and processes across a team, work cell, or project.

  • Must demonstrate a strong ability and commitment to Continuous Improvement. Including ability to initiate, implement, and ongoing support all aspects of Continuous Improvement (Lean Manufacturing) philosophies through active participation in Blitzes, Shift –start up meetings, Kaizen Action Sheets, Safety, and other CI projects and initiatives.

  • Strong knowledge of mechanical tools including torque drivers, gauges, bits, etc.

  • Highly proficient at reading drawings, interpreting and measuring dimensions, requirements, etc.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to manage time across multiple production orders and processes within allotted time standards.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a team setting to reach common goals.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to understand and work within specified Quality procedures.

  • Must demonstrate the understanding and support of Continuous Improvement (Lean Manufacturing) philosophies through active participation in Blitzes, Shift –start up meetings, Kaizen Action Sheets and other CI projects and initiatives.

  • Proven ability to complete tasks in support of achieving goals and improved performance

  • Must be able to effectively manage frequent assignment changes

Proficient/Working Skills: (i.e. Forklift Certification, computer skills, problem solving skills)

  • Must be proficient in English with the ability to read, write, analyze/evaluate charts, follow simple diagrams and perform basic arithmetic

  • Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and basic use of a Windows environment is required

  • Use independent judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve in areas on set up, operations, and processes

  • Must be able to work in a repetitive work environment and be able to stand for long periods of time

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 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.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

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 MD - Sparks - 7 Loveton Circle

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 7am-330pm (United States of America)

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.

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.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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