BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Technologist in Grayson, Georgia
Job Description Summary
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.
1st Shift Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Duties and Responsibilities:
Product lines assigned to this level are the most difficult, complex and problematic manufactured at BD-Grayson such as enzymes, purified proteins including antibodies used in BD’s various assay platforms. Almost 80% of the associate’s time is required for these duties. Must be able to manufacture assigned product lines independently within 6 months.
Coordinate transfer and scale up of R & D products into standard manufacturing environment and procedures. This would include pilot batches, documentation, equipment acquisition, etc.
Legacy process improvements of current procedures.
Customer interaction may be required both internal & external.
Assist in the completion of the documentation required under GMPs, OSHA, EPA and corporate policies.
15-20% of time spent performing final review of all manufacturing shop orders prior to release to Quality Assurance.
Makes technical decisions regarding product status and delivery dates.
Assists Quality Assurance as required in Quality Action Teams and customer complaints.
Analyzes internal product failures.
Writes/reviews SOPs for departmental operations. Creates manufacturing product Bills and routes. Knowledge of SAP is desirable.
Must be experienced/familiar with aseptic techniques.
For employees assigned task lists inclusive of fermentation activities for enzyme formulation, also will perform setup, operation and cleaning of the various fermenters, software, downstream processing equipment and other ancillary equipment in this laboratory.
Knowledge and Skills:
Must be able to lift 30 lbs.
Must be able to endure prolonged sitting during testing and standing during product conversion.
Must be non-sensitive to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.
Must have high visual acuity, (corrected or uncorrected), to be able to detect articulate flocculation patterns or reactions.
Education and Experience:
M.S. in Microbiology/Molecular Biology/Biochemistry with 2-3 years of related experience of DNA gels/Protein gels/Chromatography. Protein purification and fermentation experience desired.
B.S. in Microbiology/Molecular Biology/Biochemistry with 3-5 years directly related experience, which should include experience with Protein Purification including Chromatography and electrophoresis/DNA and Protein gels. Fermentation experience desired.
Specialized academic training such as that demonstrated by possession of an appropriate academic degree.
Must possess good scientific aptitude and abstract problem solving/trouble shooting abilities.
Must be able to develop new process technologies for manufacturing, resulting in more efficient, less costly product lines.
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.
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.
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 - Grayson
US BD 1st Shift 830am-5pm (United States of America)
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.