Job Description Summary # Job Description + This position is responsible for supporting the manufacturing operations. This individual will develop and implement improved methods of manufacturing, procedures, and processes that result in improved efficiencies, yields, machine operations, and quality. Provides leadership and assists in the training/development of non-exempt department personnel, and help direct their activities. Provides technical support to the development group for the implementation of new products or processes. Project Planning and Execution – Prepares and implements project or improvement plans for areas of responsibility including but not limited to: efficiency improvements, cost reduction or quality improvement programs, new product support and other process improvements. The plan or proposal is to include the proposed technical approach, estimated implementation costs, estimated resource needs, and a time schedule, (Gantt chart). Acts as the driving force for the project, coordinating all resources and activities necessary to ensure on time execution to the project or process improvement plan, identify and work through barriers that hinder progress. Preventive Maintenance Planning and Coordination – Responsible for managing all PM plans and tasks within assigned area to ensure effective completion of maintenance according to PM schedule. Follow up on machine breakdowns with any necessary updates to the PM system to facilitate continuous improvement of machine reliability. Technical Writing / Documentation – Must possess excellent technical writing ability. Required to prepare process job descriptions and manufacturing specifications, thoroughly documents all equipment, machines, and tooling with accurate and clear detailed prints and maintenance instructions. Validation – With the assistance of the QE and validation team, creates all necessary documentation associated with the BD change control process and coordinates validation activities to ensure on time execution according to the project or process improvement plan. Manufacturing Support – Provides technical guidance as needed to manufacturing and hourly technical personnel during the start up of new or changed products and processes. Uses good decision making, problem solving and trouble-shooting techniques to minimize the potential or correct ongoing manufacturing issues. Capital Request / Capital Management – Prepares a plan for procurement of capital equipment including obtaining of quotes, vendor investigation, budgeting, and scheduling. Prepares specifications, place orders, coordinate procurement, install equipment, debug and coordinate the start up of new or modified equipment from outside firms or as modified internally, manages capital spending on assigned projects to ensure spending in accordance with the plan capital budget. Design – Coordinate design activity with outside vendors or internal departments as necessary. If resources are unavailable, perform own design and drafting as required. Redesigns or oversees the redesign of existing equipment to incorporate improvements relating to safety, machine reliability, product quality, and / or cost reduction. Responsibilities - Must have the ability to speak, read and write English. Ensure compliance with BD quality systems, policies, procedures and practices and all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies and procedures. Maximize production of good quality product, in area of responsibility, while reducing waste and improving equipment safety. Supervision - Responsible for supervising and leading a team of JG1 technicians. This includes quarterly and annual reviews, coaching and motivating associates and hiring qualified and motivated technicians. Qualifications Education: Required: Associates degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in engineering Experience: With Bachelor degree: no experience required Associates degree: 5+ years manufacturing experience Preferred: 2+ years supervisor experience Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities : Multi-tasking Interpersonal skills Microsoft Office Technical Associate Supervision (preferred) SAP/MES (preferred) AutoCAD (preferred) Autodesk Inventor (preferred) 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. #LI-ISC # Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Columbus (West) # Additional Locations # Work Shift 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.