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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Autopak Technician (onsite) in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Job Description Summary

Reports directly to Engineering Manager or reports to Production Supervisor. This role includes machine operator responsibility and maintenance of Auto Pak equipment. This includes performs routine set up, operation, minor and major routine maintenance, preventative maintenance (PM) and troubleshooting for the Auto Pak area. Must project positive attitude with good team skills. Effectively works in a team setting, supporting team goals and objectives. Make effective decisions relative to position requirements. Uses judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve in performance of all maintenance tasks.

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.

Come work for the Maryland Tech Council’s Life Sciences Company of the Year 2023! Our leadership has a vision driven by innovation—innovations that start with our associates in Maryland and are helping patients around the world.

Reports directly to Engineering Manager or reports to Production Supervisor. This role includes machine operator responsibility and maintenance of Auto Pak equipment. Must project positive attitude with good team skills. Effectively works in a team setting, supporting team goals and objectives. Make effective decisions relative to position requirements. Uses judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve in performance of all maintenance tasks.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Performs routine set up, operation, minor and major routine maintenance, preventative maintenance (PM) and troubleshooting of highly complex/automated manufacturing equipment. Controls and adjusts machine settings for AutoPak equipment

  • Responsibilities include production, quality, downtime and waste levels of machine operation. Perform mechanical, pneumatic and electrical maintenance (including preventive) repairs, adjustments, inspection and monitoring of production and/or facilities related equipment and machinery.

  • Works within standards and operating procedures to plan, perform, and make decisions regarding the set up and operations of a variety of production equipment, including automated machine processes and controls to perform routine assembly-line production functions of filling, packing, assembling, labeling and inspecting

  • Independently run multiple lines including setting up and managing change overs

  • Provides operator support all across the assigned business operation. Must have the capability and flexibility to provide support where is needed.

  • May perform clean up functions in sterilized areas, and evaluate charts, follows simple diagrams, testing, and inspecting procedures.

  • Conducts root-cause analysis activities for process or product exceptions.

  • May monitor quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

  • Ensures accurate documentation of all relevant quality, safety, and maintenance documents. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves complex issues associated with the machine performance and/or product quality.

  • Works with general supervision.

  • Works with external contractors and vendor as needed.

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow established procedures according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

  • Must follow all BD housekeeping and safety policies and procedures.

  • Must be able to work overtime as required to meet BD business requirements

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification

Must have experience in the fields provided below:

Relevant Fields :

  • High School Diploma or GED PLUS Certificate AND 2 years of experience in relevant field.

  • High School Diploma or GED PLUS 4 years experience in relevant field required.

  • Electrical / Electronics Technician, Electromechanical Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Industrial Programmer, Electrician, Machine Builder / Repairer, Machinist, Refrigeration Mechanic, Welding Repairer.

Knowledge/Basic Skills:

  • Time management skills required to ensure all tasks are completed without delay

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required to work with various teams

  • Mechanical, pneumatic and electrical skills, must analyze, troubleshoot and repair complex equipment and machinery.

  • Ability to read electrical and pneumatic schematics

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, blueprints, diagrams and equipment specifications.

  • Flexible and adaptable in working with/on a variety of equipment, processes, projects or assignments.

  • Understanding and use of trades mathematics, calibration techniques, and precision measuring instruments essential.

  • Constant mental and visual attention performing moderately sophisticated work requiring close limits of accuracy and tolerances.

Must be knowledgeable in the following areas:

  • Use of a PC including MS Excel & MS Word.

  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude

  • Demonstrate electrical aptitude

  • Demonstrate hydraulics, pneumatics aptitude

  • Ability to use multimeter

  • Sensor technology

  • Basic plumbing (fluid and pneumatic)

  • Power transmission (gear box, motors, belt and chain drives)

  • Basic machining

  • Electrical troubleshooting of circuits from low level signals up to 480 VAC.

Additional experience preferred:

  • Troubleshooting of Industrial Control Systems (instrumentation, ladder logic, relay logic, vfd, servo etc.)

  • Proven knowledge and proficiency of PLC operations, robotics, and vision systems.

  • Mechanical design (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, etc.)

  • SAP maintenance module or equivalent computerized system (welding)

  • Basic skills in use of mill, lathe, welding, bearing press.

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 MD - Hunt Valley

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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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