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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Field Service Engineer (Los Angeles Region) FIELD BASED in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

The Field Service Engineer 1 efficient and effective field s for BD Pyxis Dispensing service support to all Devices is BD dispensing service and accountable for independently providing customers within a given territory in a timely manner, including, but not limited to installations, and limited cross repair, preventative maintenance, calibration, functional support for Sales and Implementation teams.

**The role will be supporting the Los Angeles Region.

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 ground-breaking 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.

The BD family is seeking responsible and committed people to join our team of professional Field Service Engineers for the support of the BD Medication Management solutions (MMS) automated dispensing segment. The BD Pyxis brand combines proven technology with practical intelligence to prevent medication errors, help free up clinician time to focus on patient care, increase the predictability of medication availability and reduce inefficiencies in the medication use process. At almost every point in the medication use process, safety and efficiency can be increased with the comprehensive capabilities of the Pyxis medication management system.

Our goal is to deliver an excellent service experience so interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are a must. Additionally, the Field Service Engineer will be collaborating with multi-functional teams within our Global Customer Support organization to understand and be critical to our customer and business needs from end to end.

At BD, our values are simple….

  • We do what is right

  • We thrive on innovation and demand quality

  • We are all accountable

  • We learn and improve every day

  • We help each other be great

With more than a century of experience and our global reach, BD leads in patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. Our quality policy is straightforward….”We will consistently provide superior products and services in pursuit of our purpose of advancing the world of health. This will be achieved through customer focused continuous improvement and by maintaining an effective quality system which aligns with regulatory requirements." Tom Polen, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Job Overview:

  • The Field Service Engineer is a remote field-based position with daily travel to our customer locations within the assigned territory.

  • Ideal candidates will reside within a 30-mile radius of where the position is based.

  • Company vehicle provided.

  • 5% overnight travel possible and a valid driver’s license is required.

Accountabilities of The BD Pyxis Field Service Engineer 1 role:

  • They will provide remote and on-site technical support for BD Pyxis automated dispensing systems located within hospitals and other healthcare facilities within the region and in accordance with our customer support agreements, best-in-class of DHA/DoD facilities

  • Respond to, evaluate, and prioritize work orders; diagnose, service, and resolve issues regarding proprietary hardware and software system components, retain ownership of the work order, escalate issues to the team lead and manager; log, track, and document all work order activity, and be capable of fully supporting all products within the region.

  • Implement a preventive maintenance program, provide limited multi-functional support for our Sales and Implementation teams, and other support activities as applicable to the role

  • Demonstrate a moderate use of competency and an appropriate ability to solve hardware and software problems

  • Provide efficient field services to all BD customers in a timely manner, including but not limited to installations, in-servicing, repair, preventive maintenance, calibration, and sales support

  • Maintain proper and accurate small parts inventory for the purpose of service and follow approved policies and procedures for inventory controls

  • Provide accurate and timely documentation that details field activity, expenses, time distribution and other information as required

  • Continue training and self-development to learn the products and applications of the company for success in the role, advance skills, and attend management approved seminars and training sessions to advance to the next level in 2-3 years

  • Maintain company assets (car, tools, and inventories) securely and in working order

  • Possess and maintain a solid understanding of corporate and service department procedures and policies, including customer complaint handling and Medical Device Reporting.

  • Able to work independently and in a team environment, and engage/escalate to team leadership for sophisticated solving and resolution of issues as needed.

Qualifications for the BD Pyxis Field Service Engineer 1 role:

  • Associate Degree in Healthcare Technology or other technical field, or 3-5 years of related work experience

  • 3-5 years of combination Hardware/Software/IT experience supporting both proprietary and standard applications

  • 24x7 on-call experience in a customer-facing/field service environment, required

  • Good mechanical, computer, verbal, written, and time management skills, required

  • Computer electronics, Windows OS, network experience, required

  • Customer Support Certification, a plus

  • Prior experience working as a hospital pharmacy technician or in a hospital Bio-Med environment, a plus

  • Prior military Bio-Med experience, a plus

  • Prior Automated Teller Machine (ATM) experience, a plus

  • Must be able to work within defined processes and methodologies with minimal degree of supervision

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and meet BD's auto safety standards.

  • Upon hire, must provide proof of and maintain current immunizations and obtain additional immunizations appropriate for the facility which enables access to customer sites in order to perform essential job functions.

  • Proofs must include: Hepatitis B, Influenza (current year), MMR (mumps, measles, rubella), Varicella (chicken pox) Annual TB/PPD (skin test), Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis, COVID-19.

  • Weight lifting requirement: minimum 70 pounds

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.

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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.


Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

Additional Locations

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At BD, we are strongly committed to investing in our associates—their well-being and development, and in providing rewards and recognition opportunities that promote a performance-based culture. We demonstrate this commitment by offering a valuable, competitive package of compensation and benefits programs which you can learn more about on our Careers Site under Our Commitment to You ( .

Salary ranges have been implemented to reward associates fairly and competitively, as well as to support recognition of associates’ progress, ranging from entry level to experts in their field, and talent mobility. There are many factors, such as location, that contribute to the range displayed. The salary offered to a successful candidate is based on experience, education, skills, and actual work location. Salary ranges may vary for Field-based and Remote roles.

Salary Range Information

$22.80 - $35.30

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.