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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Primary Engineer, R&D in Covington, Georgia

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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.

This position leads project teams and/or provides technical effort toward the development and introduction of new products and line extensions into the medical device market. The position plays a key role in leading teams through the development and FDA compliance issues involved with medical devices. The position requires the development of an understanding of the current medical device markets and customer requirements along with the ability to interact with doctors and other medical professionals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in specifying performance criteria against which a candidate product design must be challenged.

  • Presents prototypes/proposed products in marketplace and draw conclusions relative to user attitudes/acceptance of the device/system.

  • Assists in ensuring the QSR compliance of design control process in product development.

  • Knowledge or ability to learn DOE’s, process validations, and other QSR requirements.

  • Documents the new product development process; e.g., create specifications, define testing protocols, prepare comprehensive performance reports, and comply with QSR requirements.

  • Performs patent searches, read patents, and comprehend patents.

  • Brainstorms new inventions or solutions to current problems.

QUALIFICATIONS

An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Detail oriented and ability to organize large amounts of work and data. This includes the need for good documentation practices.

  • Strong interpersonal skills required in the areas of verbal and written communications, customer focus, telephone manner, time management, professionalism, coaching, influencing, and team building.

  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer with intermediate level of keyboarding skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Access.

  • Strong listening and assessment skills.

  • Strong questioning & problem-solving skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • BS degree in a technical field such as biomedical engineering, polymer science, chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or other engineering field is required.

  • Knowledge and training of project management, QSR, process development and/or design control processes is a plus.

  • 2-4 years of experience in consumer/medical product and process development.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to communicate well with individuals at all levels within (and outside) the organization. Any Spanish knowledge is a plus.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to perform basic engineering calculations and have understanding of design of experiment. Also requires understanding of statistical concepts.

REASONING ABILITY

This position requires good judgment. All product and process development activities within a team are to be carried out according to the applicable laws and regulations. When in doubt, the incumbent should source out the appropriate information via internal and external resources.

The incumbent will be a detailed oriented individual with the skills to manage multiple priorities, projects and tasks all in support of corporate and divisional goods.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, talk or hear. The employee will sometimes be required to move around in manufacturing facility or meet with medical professionals in hospital environment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

No special work environment conditions other than minimal exposure to manufacturing environment (i.e. noise, minimal heat and some chemical fume exposure), laboratory, and hospital settings.

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.

For many 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, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

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 GA - Covington BMD

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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