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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Toxicologist / Product Safety Specialist for Medical Devices (Hybrid) in Le Pont-de-Claix, France

Job Description Summary

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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 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Job Description

BD Medical - Pharmaceutical Systems provides industry-leading needle technologies, prefillable syringes, safety and shielding systems, and self-injection systems for pharmaceutical and biotech companies across the globe. The teams offer an extensive selection of solutions designed to protect, package and deliver drug therapies. Billions of products are manufactured by our 5 global factories each year.

Within Medical Affairs, in this role you will contribute to the Safety of our products and to the risk management starting from the conception phase until the end-of-life cycle sustain a scientific culture focusing on product safety as well as health risk prevention, in regards to toxicological evaluation and patient safety.

Main Responsibilities

Within the product development teams and in interactions with customers from the pharmaceutical industry or the notified bodies and Health authorities, your missions will be to:

  • Provide guidance regarding product conception, conduct appropriate analyses and draft documents of risk assessments.

  • In the scope of the product safety request process, provide responses either internally or externally as required. This includes risk assessment during product conception and all life-cycle of the product, defining the product use conditions, and/or performing analyses or literature review for risk characterization.

  • Contribute to the improvement of the process of product safety assessment, share your toxicological experience within the team and bring your medicinal drug knowledge to the large Medical Affairs team.

Who are you?

Coming from a technical background in biology and/or chemistry (PhD, PharmD..) with specific diploma/certification in toxicology, ERT or DABT. You have a strong experience in research field with a specific emphasize on toxicology, biochemistry, immunity, microbiology, cellular and molecular biology applied within the industry. Ideally you’re already trained to ISO10993 standard and you know common materials of concern regulations (US, EU, Asia).

Publications as first author in scientific or medical peer reviewed journals attesting past experience in conducting research projects, and medical writing are a plus.

Essential skills:

  • Knowledge and experience in health risk management activities, knowledge in medical device and pharmaceuticals industry (design control, ICH, GLP, GMP, REACH, ISO14971, USP …)

  • Analytical reasoning abilities, intellectual curiosity and creativity in problem solving

  • Ability to be agile & nimble to changing business conditions, strong collaboration, and teamwork across functional groups to contribute to a productive work culture.

  • Fluency in English

We're offering great opportunities to grow within a multicultural and multiskilled team as well as flexible working conditions (2 days per week onsite). Start on your journey with us for advancing the world of health™!

Primary Work Location

FRA Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex

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.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email