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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Associate Quality Scientist in Mebane, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Quality Scientist/Lab Supervisor, the BD Mebane Associate Quality Scientist is responsible for applying basic scientific principles to routine laboratory work, executing product testing, applying/interpreting scientific data of moderate complexity, ensuring good laboratory practices, and processing data generated from Quality Control testing.

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.

Job Description:

  • Perform assigned routine laboratory tasks and learn the application of Quality procedures to ensure compliance.

  • Work with SAP enterprise system to enter laboratory data and release material.

  • Typically involved in routine testing of products and supplier materials and/or stability testing.

  • Implement tasks and participates with teams.

  • Ensure compliance with Quality procedures and maintain documentation

  • Test raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished goods using a variety of techniques

  • Handle hazardous materials in accordance with safety and company policy

  • Assist in writing and revising documentation such as test methods and standard operating procedures

  • Assist in completing tasks in project protocols, change notifications, deviation waivers, and Quality Notifications with supervision.

  • Work as a member of ID/AST Quality Control team to perform bench-top testing of primarily Phoenix system disposable broths.

  • Other lab duties as assigned, including management of product retentions, streaking of microbial culture plates used in daily testing, and pH testing.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology or other related Life Science plus 1-2 years experience or High School Diploma with 5 years experience is required

  • Experience must be in a microbiology laboratory, or related experience.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Proficiency in PC spreadsheet, word processing, and database applications required

  • Prior experience working with general microbiology techniques preferred

  • Knowledge of the following industry regulations FDA (Food and Drug Administration), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) / QSR (Quality System Regulation), ISO (International Organization of Standardization) is preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

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 NC - Mebane

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 8am-430pm (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.

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