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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Mechanical Engineer 2 in Durham, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

This individual will work within our multidisciplinary design team to create prototypes, parts, and assemblies for the development of our

automation solutions. Strong attention to detail, adaptability, and a willingness to work in a collaborative team environment are skills that will

support a high level of success in this position.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

Position overview

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer. This individual will work within our multidisciplinary design team to create prototypes, parts,

and assemblies for the development of our automation solutions. Strong attention to detail, adaptability, and a willingness to work in a

collaborative team environment are skills that will support a high level of success in this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design sheet metal, plastic, and machined parts and assemblies for use in automation equipment.

  • Analyze and test the design of parts and assemblies to ensure that they meet design specifications, cost goals, and

  • manufacturability requirements.

  • Contribute to a multidisciplinary research and development team to conceptualize innovative new systems related to

  • pharmaceutical automation.

  • Work closely with in-house engineers and technicians, plus outside vendors, to develop cost-effective mechanical prototypes

  • that also support electrical and software subsystems.

  • Document part and system designs for sourcing, inspection, and internal use.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering

  • 3+ years of related work experience

  • Previous classroom and/or work experience with solid modeling and analysis tools, SolidWorks experience preferred

  • Excellent analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team-oriented environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to work across a variety of departments

  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Work environment and physical demands

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. When

properly requested and when feasible (without undue hardship to the company), reasonable accommodations will be made to enable

individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Work will primarily be in an office setting with limited opportunities to be exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

  • Work will be primarily working with fingers by picking, pinching, typing, and grasping often with repetitive motion.

  • Must have visual acuity for viewing a computer screen, the ability to talk, hear and sit for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 5 pounds frequently and up to 30 pounds occasionally.

  • Additional physical duties may be required as necessary.

Supervisory/Management position

  • No

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.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

To learn more about BD visit  https://bd.com/careers

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.

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Primary Work Location

USA NC - Durham - Roche Drive

Additional Locations

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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.

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