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

BD Urology and Critical Care a BD Company is seeking to fill the position of Primary Engineer, R&D in Covington, GA. Bard Medical has joined BD together, advancing the world of health.

The Primary Engineer will be responsible for engineering support and direction for manufacturing activities to support the development and commercialization of new products and line extensions.

Support new product team activities including:

Concept development and design input, project plans/schedules, and design reviews and design for manufacturability

Assist 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.

Plan, coordinate and manage manufacturing activities to launch and commercialize new products including:

Concept and development of methods and processes Coordination and support of new vendors, tooling, equipment and molds Development and release of product and process documentation Qualification and validation of new operations and processes Support new product cost estimates Support the preparation of the AFE (Authorization for Expenditure) Evaluation, test and recommendation of new materials

Support through planning, coordination and management of activities to transfer new products from design to manufacturing including:

Support the development and management of a transition plan and team Support documentation, methods and labor standards review Assist in the development of component inventory transition plans Support facility selection, coordination and preparation activities Manage equipment moves and installation Provide validation and training support
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 3-5 years of experience as a development engineer, preferably in medical device field.

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.

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.


ID: 2018-11627

Career Level: experienced

Division Name: Bard Medical Division

Relocation Available?: Yes

External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 8195 Industrial Blvd.

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.