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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) R&D Engineer II in Salt Lake City, Utah

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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 ambitious global health issues.

Within BD’s Medication Delivery Solutions (MDS) Research & Development group, you can fulfill an opportunity to join a diverse team of product development professionals. Flexible work arrangements allow our team members to collaborate remotely and onsite to experiment, discover, build, and simply connect with others toward a common purpose.

The MDS platform seeks a hardworking and passionate R&D Engineer II to develop and drive technical strategies for a high-priority product portfolio development program.

Job Description

The primary focus of this position is to support in developing, optimizing, implementing, and validating components/elements of a medical device. Hands-on testing in optimization of a device; conduct process development activities to understand process inputs and outputs. Write technical documents, validation protocols and reports; prepare work instructions and standard operating procedures; conduct design and process qualification and validation; equipment development; support activities from R&D, Quality, Operations, and Regulatory Affairs.

Responsibilities

  • Development and optimization of processes to understand key process inputs and outputs, using statistic methods such as DOE as appropriate. Supports new process equipment and tooling development, including specification development, and vendor selection.

  • Prepare work instructions and standard operating procedures (SOP), write technical documents and reports. Prepare raw material specifications and drawings. Assist in preparing verification and validation protocols and reports.

  • Develop new engineering test methods and clinically relevant simulated use test methods in conjunction with R&D technicians; prepare and assist in the validation of test methods.

  • Testing: perform lab bench testing, conduct engineering and competitor evaluations, development unit testing, and execute verification and validation activities.

  • Training: train technicians on new developments as well as new test methods. Assist/conduct training with operations and quality assurance.

  • Supervisory/mentoring/coaching: Mentor/coach R&D technicians through New Product Development activities like new process development, R&D materials/inventory control etc. May lead technicians or engineering interns.

  • Support of Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory & R&D to ensure systems are aligned with all internal and external guidelines.

  • Assist in root cause analysis and support non-conforming product and complaint investigations.

Required Education/Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or other related engineering field. Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering degree preferred.

  • Experience: 1-3 years of industrial experience in R&D or process development, preferably in medical device or other supervised FDA/QSR and ISO environment.

  • Injection molding experience strongly preferred.

  • Hands-on technical curiosity.

  • Ability to thrive in multi-functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to analyze data, interpret results, and write reports. Proficient in statistic software.

  • Knowledge of cGMP and GLP.

  • Training in Six Sigma or Design for Six Sigma.

  • Experience in process validation (IQ, OQ and PQ), writing protocols and reports to support verification and validation activities for product commercialization; ability to assist in executing validation.

  • Process development experience specifically in injection molding STRONGLY PREFERRED.

  • Process development experience in any of the following manufacturing processes is a plus: injection molding, RF tipping, pad printing, extrusion and ultrasonic welding.

Physical Demands:

The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use sight, and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and office equipment. The employee frequently is required to verbally connect with other associates. Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, you may be in an open cubicle environment. Candidate will work in fast-paced environment. BD is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce. On occasion the employee may work in a preclinical setting like an animal lab, cadaver lab or attend clinical case observations.

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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 encouraging an inclusive, growth-centered culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is crafted 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 UT - Salt Lake City BAS

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.

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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