BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Engineer in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Job Description Summary
The R&D Staff Engineer will impact health care and the CCMD (Catheter Care and Medication Delivery) business groups by driving commercialization of new products and design changes for current products through development, qualification and launch phases.
The R&D Staff Engineer contributes to building organizational effectiveness through creating, leveraging and sharing best practices; leading and mentoring others; seeking and providing training; driving technical and workflow innovation.
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.
- While maintaining a Customer Focus, responsibilities include (but are not limited to) planning through all project phases.
Creating, editing, and interpreting technical drawings
Technical writing (protocols, reports, work instructions, presentations, etc.) and effective verbal communication
Expert application of engineering principles for design / analysis
Statistical analysis and sample plan development
Identifies external technologies and identifies critical strengths and weaknesses of technologies and ideas. Resolve the identified challenges
Nurtures IDR's (Invention Disclosure Records) from infancy to business case development (Gate A)
Develops strategies to drive more innovation
Participates in external activities to enhance the brand recognition of BD by writing papers, getting IP (Intellectual Property)
The R&D Staff Engineer will demonstrate and cultivate:
Accountability: strong and clear accountability for the successful and timely achievement of goals. Ability to assess project / program needs, engage and mentor team members, formulate strategy, build support, and execute; proactively identify and mitigate risks.
Directly responsible for BDG's (Business Development Goals)
Proposes and implement new value streams within CCMD
Proposes and implement strategies to build functional capability
Represents BD's interests to external policy making stakeholders (E.G. Standards committees)
Effective Communication: Hold and encourage frequent formal and informal communication within the team and the rest of the organization to ensure dissemination of important information.
Demonstrated ability to communicate to VP level
Final recommendations to decision making committees
Creates communication strategy for multiple workstream
Resolves conflicts within team by facilitating communication
Organizational Influence: Strong interpersonal influence and persuasion skills; situational awareness; ability to persuade or be persuaded based on evidence with or without authority.
Inclusive work environment . Promote and leverage diversity to achieve best outcomes.
Decisiveness Despite Ambiguity: Developing agility and action orientation when facing change and uncertainty. Effectively manage change.
Autonomy and Empowerment: ability to lead and mentor others.
Autonomously drives larger projects.
Effective management of XF stakeholders
effectively works thru others
Ability to lead multiple projects/programs
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering and 8+ years of experience in medical device or other regulated industry OR Advanced Degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering.
Track record of technical problem solving and effective product development.
Design controls expertise
Proficient in statistical methods / tools
Proficient in solid mechanics / mechanics of materials
Familiarity with traditional and modern fabrication techniques
Preferred Qualifications and Knowledge :
Engineering degree (BS, MS or Phd) in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or similar
Sought as an SME (Subject Matter Expert) in one or more areas expertise
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.
Primary Work Location
USA NJ - Franklin Lakes