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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Process Technician / Lead - C Shift in Columbus, Nebraska

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Job Description

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.

Job Level JG1

PCP Level 4

Responsible for supporting the coach and leading associates in an engaged manner to achieve desired results in the assigned manufacturing area. Responsible for instructing cutting associates on job methods and ensuring they are followed. Responsible to serve as the shift start up facilitator, handle resource and product scheduling, assure associates are adequately trained, assist in continuous improvement efforts and provide direction for production associates. Responsibilities include a focus on mechanical repair of area equipment and continuous improvement/waste reduction efforts which may include the use of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and validation tools. This position includes major responsibilities for identifying and developing new product and process controls methods. Regular, punctual attendance is an essential job function. Ability to speak, read and write English. Ensures compliance with BD quality systems, policies, procedures and practices and all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies and procedures.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for supporting the coach and leading associates in an engaged manner to achieve desired results in the assigned manufacturing area. Responsible for instructing cutting associates on job methods and ensuring they are followed. Responsible to serve as the shift start up facilitator, handle resource and product scheduling, assure associates are adequately trained, assist in continuous improvement efforts and provide direction for production associates. Responsibilities include a focus on mechanical repair of area equipment and continuous improvement/waste reduction efforts which may include the use of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and validation tools. This position includes major responsibilities for identifying and developing new product and process controls methods.

Ensures compliance with BD quality systems, policies, procedures and practices and all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies and procedures.

The duties are to include, but not limited to:

  • Monitor team members to ensure compliance to manufacturing documents. Assists with changes to Standard Work Instructions.

  • Directs daily work for the work team.

  • Direct training for associates in their assigned area(s).

  • Responsible for all process documentation accuracy, completion, and handoff.

  • Report attendance, scheduling, and direct the resource allocation.

  • The Process Technician Lead will interact with other Production Leads and associates on the respective/adjoining shifts to share best practices, create standardization, and ensure a smooth transition between shifts. Production Leads are required to work a schedule that allows for this to occur seamlessly.

  • Respond when an issue is identified, lead the root cause and corrective action investigation as needed, and escalate as required.

  • Coordinate and implement the upgrading and standardization of assigned equipment.

  • Coordinate repair and preventative maintenance activities with production.

  • Instruct Cutting Associates concerning proper procedures and/or methodologies.

  • Assure that all machines are configured according to specifications

  • Enable the development and training of associates by responding to requests and department needs.

  • Proactively work to anticipate problems before they impact production.

  • Provide input to performance appraisals and performance improvement/corrective action plans.

  • Champion process improvements, and ensure that changes associated with Continuous Improvement (CI) activities are implemented consistently in their area.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Deliverables:

  • Ensure manufactured products meet the established quality requirements.

  • Meet or exceed operational objectives (i.e. safety, quality, production, cost, etc.).

Minimum Experience:

  • Two years’ experience in an automated manufacturing environment (Preferably medical device manufacturing).

  • Cutting Operator experience preferred.

  • Basic knowledge of process pre-control.

  • Capable of methodically analyzing and troubleshooting equipment problems.

  • Must be familiar with specifications as outlined in Quality Control Specifications, blueprints and GMP manuals, which pertain to this operation.

Minimum Physical Requirements or Demands:

  • The position may require lifting up to 35 pounds and sit or stand for periods of time up to four hours in duration.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:

  • English (read, speak and write)

  • Proficient / Working KSA

  • Computer skills

  • Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)

  • Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Time management skills

  • Quality systems knowledge

  • Coaching skills

  • Managing change

  • Able to work with limited direction

  • Continuous improvement skills

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.

At BD, we strive to make healthcare a priority for our associates and their families. We have a variety of plans including a new HSA Basic plan option with Cigna.

  • $0 payroll contributions if your salary is below $50,000

  • Plan covers 100% preventative care (annual wellness exam, and immunizations)

  • Visit any provider

If you meet the eligibility and enrollment requirements, your coverage begins on your date of hire or the date you become a benefits-eligible associate.

BENEFITS:

BD provides comprehensive total rewards benefits for all of its employees. Most benefits start on day 1 of your employment with BD.

  • Competitive pay

  • Up to 6 weeks of paid parental leave

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans

  • Education assistance ($5250.00 per year)

  • Adoption assistance

  • 401K plan with $.75 of every dollar matched up to 6% of compensation

  • Basic life and AD&D provided

  • Discounted home, auto, and pet insurance plans

  • Paid holidays and vacation (pro-rated the first year based on actual start date)

Excited to grow your career?

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

Our people make all the difference in our success.

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 NE - Columbus (East)

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.

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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