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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Biocompatibility Coordinator I in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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Job Description

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.

As part of The Operations and Planning Unit of Corporate Preclinical Development and Toxicology (CPDT) the Biocompatibility Coordinator will support the conduct of nonclinical laboratory investigations of medical devices and materials in accordance with GLP and ISO 17025 regulations and the BD CPDT Quality System.

Biocompatibility Coordinator provides operational support for preclinical testing projects to facilitate workflow, receive and manage test sample inventory, monitor deliverables, coordinate testing activities, provide client support, and assist with preparation of final documentation packages in a corporate group that performs biocompatibility and chemical testing as required by FDA for medical devices.

Responsibilities including:

Planning

  • Work with worldwide Toxicologists (Sponsors) to understand a project’s requirements if testing is deemed necessary.

  • Determine and communicate results and deadlines to business unit core project teams to ensure accurate expectation setting/planning.

  • Reach out for any required documentation, define sample types and sample size requirements, and give expected completion dates for any deliverables.

  • In cases of expedited requests, work with the necessary group managers to agree on accelerated timeline/strategy.

Initiation

  • Receive and record shipments, create inventory documentation (Master Inventory logs, labels, etc).

  • Manage test sample inventory by documenting chain of custody and aliquot to appropriate personnel as needed. Generate Statement of Work contracts.

  • Work with toxicologists and group leaders to ensure test plans are developed to meet project goals.

  • Create, organize, and maintain hard copy testing project files and electronic database.

  • Generate quotes for projects and update the quote tracking database.

Study Involvement

  • Create Surface Area Records to be used in study conduct. This requires labelling of photos and/or manually calculating surface areas of components. Perform aseptic prep as needed to allocated sterile test articles.

  • Monitor progress of multiple projects that are upcoming and ongoing.

  • Provide customers, Sponsors, and internal management with progress reports/status updates.

  • Promptly identify issues or delays and work with affected personnel to resolve issues and communicate any changes in strategy or timelines.

  • Promptly communicate all applicable reports and results to the customer, sponsor, and appropriate internal personnel.

  • Conduct review of project folders to ensure all deliverables have been communicated and project goals have been met.

Education and Requirements:

  • Minimum requirements Bachelors Science degree or Associates Science Degree (or a high School Diploma with 5 plus years of experience in physical science such as biology, chemistry, material sciences, toxicology, or related field and/or relevant experience.)

  • Understanding of GLP or GMP quality system, ISO 10993, ISO 17025, and other international medical device standards.

  • Must be comfortable in a multi-tasking deadline driven environment with ablity to handle multiple priorities and ensure completion.

  • Concise communication skills are needed, as well as the ability to edit communications to the appropriate level based on the recipient.

  • Must be focused on customer satisfaction.

  • Must be able to self-prioritize work with good time management skills to achieve cost-effective and efficient completion of tasks.

  • Must be proficient with MS Word, Outlook, and Access and have intermediate skills in MS Excel. Other preferred software: SharePoint, LIMS systems, and Docusign.

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  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 NC - Research Triangle Park

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 8am-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.

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 asc.americas@bd.com

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