BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) R&D Staff Engineer in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Job Description Summary
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At BD Becton Dickinson & Co., you’re one person making one big difference. You’re a key member of a team that is an important part of a leading, purposeful company committed to advancing the world of health. No matter what role you play, you can be confident that you’re improving lives, all over the world. And as you progress with us, your impact will only grow.
Within BD Medication Delivery Solutions (MDS), the R&D team is looking for a highly talented and driven individual with a passion and proven track record for product development and engineering. The incumbent will join the new Business to Business (B2B) Pharma team as a Staff Engineer, providing technical leadership and support to a cross-functional team.The associate will have responsibility for prioritizing, managing, and executing on a portfolio of projects and tasks to support development and growth of this new organization within MDS.In addition, the associate will drive the establishment of customer documents and respond to Pharma customer needs and queries in support of a broad portfolio of MDS products, working closely with Customer Quality, Marketing, and Regulatory functions.
The role will require cross-functional leadership, influencing and negotiation skills, and project/program management proficiency in addition to the ability to directly lead associates in execution of tasks and projects. More specifically, your responsibilities may include:
Provide technical direction and oversight of R&D activities. Define, plan, coordinate, and communicate R&D strategy and deliverables for the MDS B2B Pharma program and maintain a collaborative relationship with senior professional associates across functions.
Participate in executing technical and/or cross-functional work
Manage, prioritize, and track inquiries, tasks, and projects for the cross-functional B2B team to enable successful execution
Drive and support the development of customer specifications and customer drawings for a broad portfolio of MDS products
Conduct and encourage frequent formal and informal communication with the team to ensure full engagement and efficient operation
Demonstrate strong and clear accountability for operational and program success
Demonstrate leadership, learning agility, and action orientation when facing uncertainty. Instill confidence through leadership and actions
Motivate the team to achieve individual and program objectives
Foster the development of team members to excel in their performance, both functionally and cross-functionally
Ensure compliance with BD quality policies, procedures, and practices
Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures
- Bachelors Degreein Engineering (Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or a closely related engineering degree required); advanced degree preferred.
B.S.: 5+ years of experience in technical area. M.S./Ph.D.: 3+ years of experience in technical area.
3+ years of relevant experience in medical or pharmaceutical products, devices, and/or packaging. Leadership role preferred.
Understanding of ISO standards pertaining to medical devices, particularly those related to drug delivery devices
Experience in design and development of high volume medical devices; experience with drug delivery devices preferred
Familiarity with Regulatory submissions and requirements for medical devices.
Demonstrated experience in a technical leadership role on a cross-functional team
Demonstrated experience with all phases of the Design Control process (21 CFR 820)
Demonstrated understanding of product development considerations for tightly controlled, high-volume manufacturing processes
Experience working with multidisciplinary teams with strong understanding of disciplined product development processes, regulatory, and quality requirements.
Experience planning multiple work-streams, identifying risk, and implementing action plans to optimize timelines and reduce execution risk
Experience managing global supply relationships, including project timelines, development direction, and IP
Understanding of manufacturing process validation including FAI/FAT, development and IQ/OQ/PQ.
Demonstrated understanding of the requirements management process, with demonstrated experience in design verification strategy and execution.
Experience with design optimization for multi-component mechanical assemblies or systems involving injection molded and compression molded components
Proficiency in SolidWorks or other equivalent 3-D CAD modeling software
Understanding of technical drawing standards; GD&T training a plus
Familiarity with statistical techniques
Demonstrated ability to act as a change protagonist
Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated versatility and learning agility
Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes
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