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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Instrumentation Technician I in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

BDB San Diego is looking for a talented Instrumentation Tech I to join our team!

The Instrumentation Tech I will be responsible for providing on-site customer and operations support to internal BDB San Diego customers. This includes, but is not limited to installation, calibration, maintenance, and repair service of diagnostic and general laboratory equipment and instruments. This position may at times require after-hours, holiday and weekend support depending on business needs

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.

Tech I Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will routinely perform calibration, preventative maintenance, trouble shooting and repair of laboratory equipment

  • Routinely develops, executes, and documents validations or approval testing related activities in a timely manner.

  • Must possess a moderate understanding of calibration terminology, calibration principles, including equipment, process & calibration specifications.

  • Must be able to read, understand and work from technical manuals, S. O. P’s & schematics.

  • Must possess exceptional technical writing skills and be able to develop, review & revise departmental procedures as required.

  • Must have the ability to execute moderate to complex projects with limited supervision.

  • Technician will be Responsible for representing Instrumentation in a professional and positive manner to internal and external customers, vendors, and other groups within the company at all levels.

  • Required to assist in the education of end users on basic calibration principles and requirements and recommend adequate preventive maintenance activities.

  • Perform basic record keeping and data management activities such as entering equipment history records, running reports, and verification of data entered.

  • Experience with system databases such as Blue Mountain Regulatory Assay Manager (BMRAM), SAP, Microsoft Access, Project, PowerPoint & Excel.

  • Perform all related maintenance activities in a manner consistent with department policies and company requirements.

  • Assist with Equipment inventory reconciliation and refurbish surplus/unused equipment.

  • Technicians will be required to operate independently within a team environment.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of related work experience with laboratory or hospital equipment is required.

  • Minimum of 1 year’s direct experience with ISO 9001:2008, 10012, 17025 or 13485 required.

  • Requires a moderate working knowledge of calibration principles and good documentation practices.

  • Knowledge of Refrigeration Equipment Calibration, Maintenance, Repair, and Troubleshooting is a plus.

  • Candidates must have the ability to effectively perform component Level trouble shooting, data analysis, and in-depth equipment repair.

  • Candidates must have the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, shifts in priorities, and time sensitive projects.

  • Candidates must be customer service oriented. Must possess and be able to demonstrate a moderate understanding of Calibration Principles, Calibration terminology, Loop Checking, Troubleshooting, Start-Up, Maintenance and Repair activities.

  • Must be able to use electronic Test Equipment and be able to read schematics. Computer and database skills are required.

  • **Requires a current, valid, unrestricted California Driver's License and clean driving record.

  • Candidates must be able to lift up to 50lbs from the ground floor.

EDUCATION:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED

  • (A.S., or CST Certification is desirable).

Physical Demands:

  • Driving: Frequently operates company vehicles and equipment.

  • Walking: frequently standing on feet for the majority of the shift (up to 8 hours/ per day, 40 hours/ per week); works in confined spaces

  • Carrying: Frequently transports objects by holding them in hands or arms or by using carts.

  • Hands/Arms: Frequent operation of hand and power tools.

  • Handling: Seizes hauls or works with hands.

  • Lifting: Frequent lifting raising and lowering of laboratory equipment, including centrifuges, pumps, motors, and other related items.

  • Bending/Stooping: Frequent bending at the knees or waist. Occasionally moving in and out of confined spaces.

  • Sitting: moderate sitting

  • Frequently works on live electric equipment

  • Occasional overtime beyond 40 hours/week, or 8 hours/day required

Physical Strength:

  • Lifting: occasionally lifts up to 75 pounds; frequent exertion.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Noise: Occasionally works in noisy conditions.

  • Personnel Protective Equipment required, safety glasses, gloves, safety shoes

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 CA - San Diego (BDB)

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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