BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Engineer -Special Products in Broken Bow, Nebraska
Job Description SummaryAssumes the technical lead for specific Engineering assignments with a predefined scope. Participates in cross-functional teams to improve production processes, facilities, and reduce manufacturing and raw material costs. Works to develop innovative concepts and designs that improve processes or products. Assists in the analysis of production performance to identify potential cost reductions and helps to develop cost estimates to justify capital expenditures.
The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:
Coordinates the design, purchase and installation of new equipment to support changes in capacity or product design.
Develops concepts and designs for internal and external development that bring innovative solutions to complex problems.
Works with outside engineering firms and prepares machine specifications for new equipment purchases.
Performs testing of new equipment at the vendor’s site and validates the new equipment once it is installed in the plant.
Develops cost estimates for new equipment and facility projects and justifies those capital expenditures.
Assists in the analysis of production/product performance and identifies solutions to improve performance and achieve cost reductions.
Participates in cross-functional teams to deliver project objectives on schedule.
Communicates information among division, plant and vendor personnel.
Accountable for the achievement of specific project tasks.
Ensure safety and environmental tours of area are conducted. Establish and report on annual safety and environmental goals as set out in Standards of Performance. Goals to be specific, measurable, trackable, and include as many parameters as possible. Discuss and document pertinent safety and environmental management topics at staff meetings. Ensure that management review meetings of lost time injuries, significant damage, and high-potential incidents are held no later than the next working day.
Implement the use of a Preventative Maintenance Program to ensure that all new equipment and processes are reviewed for their safety and results documented. Evaluate the Preventative Maintenance Program to determine scheduling and servicing problems and if they have impacted on safety performance. Audit the Plant's equipment lock-out policy and procedures to ensure zero energy state of the relevant pneumatic systems. Ensure all projects and new equipment have full and documented safety review.
Other responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
Complies with, and responsible for enforcing, all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies/procedures.
Complies with all local BD quality policies/procedures/practices through consistent application of sound Quality Assurance principles. Ensures compliance through appropriate communication, training, and education of sound Quality Assurance principles. Responsible for the activities and programs as defined for this position in the Quality Systems Manual BD Broken Bow.
Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Observes all safety, environmental and quality system standards.
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
A B.S. Degree in Mechanical preferred. A B.S. Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Project Management or Electrical considered.
Must possess a broad knowledge of the fundamental principles of equipment design, statistics, physics and other related technical sciences.
Experience in high speed manufacturing, as well as a general knowledge of plant operations (Accounting, Quality Assurance and Purchasing) is preferred.
Strong verbal, written, analytical, persuasion and interpersonal skills. Must have good interaction with all levels and functions of the organization, yet have the ability to work independently.
This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager.
May Supervise others as assigned by Engineering Manager
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an EqualOpportunity/AffirmativeAction 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 LocationUSA NE - Broken Bow
Work ShiftNA (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.