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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Engineer II in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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Job Description

BD’s Corporate Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE), Advanced Prototyping team, located in RTP, NC, is looking to fill an Engineer II position. The Engineer II will apply 3D printing technologies, specifically Stereolithography (SLA), to aid the evaluation of product designs and product functionality. They will actively research and develop advanced techniques and best practices to enhance Advanced Prototyping's capabilities. Ideal candidates should be highly motivated, self-directed, able to work well on a team and capable of adapting quickly within a dynamic work environment.


The Engineer II is an essential part of BD’s Corporate Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) team and will have the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of BD’s next generation medical products and enhance the current product portfolio. The Engineer II, under the general direction ofCAE Advanced Prototyping (AP) Manager or Senior Staff, will apply 3D printing technologies, specifically Stereolithography (SLA), to evaluate product designs and optimize product functionality. Actively research and develop advanced techniques and best practices. We are excited to add a highly motivated, self-directed individual that can adapt quickly and work within a dynamic environment.


  • Prepare and operate Stereolithography machines but assist with other 3D Printing technologies as needed (Carbon/FDM/Polyjet/DMLM/etc.) and develop expertise in the use of the 3D Printing technologies for medical product applications.

  • Operate 3D Printers (Stereolithography/Carbon/FDM/Polyjet/ DMLM/etc.) and develop expertise in the use of the 3D Printing technologies for medical product applications.

  • Analyze and process machine accuracy data, logs, and style codes to continuously improve accuracy, resolution, and turnaround time.

  • Provide engineering support and process flow development for utilizing 3D Printing technology throughout BD.

  • Direct Interaction with product development engineers/teams to examine options and develop plans to leverage 3D printing tools to optimize the machines performance and the parts they produce.

  • Actively research and implement new technologies and best practices within 3D printing and post processing.

  • Schedule and coordinate use of 3D Printing machines, communicating with Manager, Team, and Internal BDX partners.

  • Maintain state-of-the-art 3D printing and post processing competencies through training courses, seminars, and industry conferences.

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance of the 3D printing machines.

  • Under guidance and direction, utilize additional engineering tools (Pro Engineer, Solidworks, Moldflow, general scripting, etc.), in conjunction with 3D Printing technologies to develop optimal prototyping solutions and reduce time to market.

  • Participate and contribute to the activities of the broader CAE group by collaborating with other teams related to simulation, CT scanning, material testing, etc.


  • Minimum of a B.S. in Engineering, Mathematics or Metrology. Engineering degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 yearsof industry experience required.

  • 3D Printing experience is required.

  • SLA experience a strong plus.

  • Knowledge in using three-dimensional CAD solid modeling software packages, preferably SolidWorks or Pro/E.

  • Proven ability to work successfully in team and individual situations.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Medical industry experience is a plus.


  • Thorough, accurate, and timely completion of assigned responsibilities.

  • Adherence to all BD policies and procedures as well as any laws where applicable.

  • Effective written and verbal communication with management, project teams, and multifunctional personnel on a timely basis.

  • Work independently to identify actions needed to complete assignments and demonstrate strong drive for results.

  • Manage assignments in accordance with project prioritization.

Primary Work LocationUSA NC - Research Triangle Park

Additional Locations

Work Shift1st 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