BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) R&D Engineer in Le Pont, France

Job Description Summary

R&D Engineer SAIS

In the R&D department Self Administration Injection Systems (SAIS), the R&D Engineer provides engineering technical skill and expertise for legacy product and/or product customization development and/or line extension for autoinjectors.

She/he ensures appropriate product robustness and fit with market needs. Identifies and evaluates technical requirements and concept opportunities. She/he represents the BD organization as first technical contact. She/he interacts with Customers on critical subject matter expertise often requiring coordination between organizations.

Job Description

R&D Engineer SAIS

In the R&D department Self Administration Injection Systems (SAIS), the R&D Engineer provides engineering technical skill and expertise for legacy product and/or product customization development and/or line extension for autoinjectors.

She/he ensures appropriate product robustness and fit with market needs. Identifies and evaluates technical requirements and concept opportunities. She/he represents the BD organization as first technical contact. She/he interacts with Customers on critical subject matter expertise often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Technical leading : the engineer leads and directs the assigned life cycle management project and support activities :

  • Build, develop and maintain product expertise. Drive technical reviews, provide relevant supportive data and issue clear recommendation

  • Customer focus: Develops understanding of customer needs and processes, translate them into specifications to ensure relevant and innovative product development solutions. Deliver and own Product requirements & specifications

  • Validation/Qualification: Generates all the compliant documentation in respect of internal principles to build a comprehensive product history.

  • Responsible for solving technical problems. Innovation: Develops creative and novel solutions

  • Continuous learning: Actively seeks training to improve skills. Ensures technical lessons are reviewed, learned, and disseminated.

  • Technology transfer: Ensures appropriate transition from research to development to manufacturing.

  • Supports customer facing people for legacy product and new product opportunities

  • Can participate to internal and/or external audit

  • Can interact directly with the customer in link with quality department

  • Project leading :

  • Be able to issue project proposal. Assessment of quality, costs, planning and risks

  • Plan, implement, monitor and deliver activities and deliverables for success of the project. Accountable for success of assigned tasks and deliverables. Participates in periodic design reviews of projects.

  • Skills and Qualification

  • Graduate degree in technical field, advanced degree required (Bac +5)

  • Leadership

  • Accountability: Demonstrates strong and clear accountability for the successful and timely completion of designated tasks.

  • R&D communication: Holds and encourages frequent formal and informal communication within the team and the rest of the organization to ensure dissemination of important information.

  • Influence others: Develops interpersonal influence.

  • Inclusive work environment: Promotes and leverages diversity to achieve best outcomes. Ensures all interested parties have opportunities to influence and contribute to decisions and outcomes.

  • Leadership courage: Demonstrates leadership courage by doing what is right.

  • Dealing with ambiguity: Demonstrates agility and action orientation when facing change and uncertainty.

  • Strong technical skills and judgment.

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Developing understanding of design control product development processes, regulatory and quality requirements.

  • Developing six sigma & statistical approach

  • Developing skills in project planning & budgeting

  • Good written and oral English level

  • Strong fit with BD values.

Primary Work Location

FRA Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex

Additional Locations

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.