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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Remote Staff Engineering Statistician in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

The Staff Engineering Statistician will be embedded with product development teams, they will provide tactical input on the execution of industry standard statistical approaches and support the execution of these best practices within the Medical Management Solutions (MMS) business division at BD. In this role the successful candidate will join a newly formed team of statisticians within MMS.

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.

This can be a REMOTE, HOME-BASED position!

Duties:

  • Recognized as the statistical leader among team members responsible for creating innovative strategies to enhance development programs.

  • Collaborate with project/platform teams, plan and analyze studies/experiments; use statistical knowledge to support and guide business decisions.

  • Assist project teams on data interpretation, inferences, data visualization and documentation of statistical results. Effectively and persuasively presents statistical concepts and arguments to management, regulatory agencies, and non-engineers.

  • Mentors others, non-statisticians, in industry best practice approaches for the application and execution on development programs.

  • Understanding of standards and regulations used to guide product development in the medical device industry. Working knowledge of 21CFR820.30, ISO 13485:2016 & integration of ISO14971:2019 risk management in the verification and validation of new designs and design changes in the post market.

  • Keep abreast of new statistical developments and regulatory guidance; survey related fields for techniques that could be adapted to BD’s needs.

  • Support engineering teams in issue/problem solving efforts, this involves the development of statistical analysis plans, use of robust design tools to discover, optimize and control key engineering parameters (e.g. Screening/modeling DOE’s for both linear and non linear outputs).

  • Support the development of Reliability planning for development programs, including reliability goal creation, reliability allocation, training and execution of common reliability techniques which demonstrate reliability goal achievement.

  • Support the creation, implementation, and maintenance of engineering statistical policies within the MMS business.

  • Supports training & coach of others on Statistical methodologies including assisting Quality, R&D and Process Development professional to develop efficient designs, protocols and reports per agreed timelines. Mentors individuals to help develop technical skills.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree (advanced degree strongly preferred) in statistics or applicable engineering discipline with at least 3 years work experience with progressively increasing responsibility in the application of statistical techniques used in product development and design changes in a regulated environment.

  • Demonstrated competence in the application of statistical techniques used in areas such as R&D, manufacturing operations, quality, regulatory, and continuous improvement is a plus (examples of statistical techniques are, Basic Statistics, Tolerance Analysis, DOE, Functional Modeling, Reliability Modeling & Probability Analysis)

  • Competent in experimental designs, sampling plans, equivalence studies, confidence and reliability testing and statistical analysis for test method evaluation among others.

  • Knowledge in appropriate statistical software such as JMP, Minitab, & ReliaSoft in a regulated industry and/or experience with regulatory audits and certification management.

  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams in a geographically diverse, matrixed organization

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to influence without direct authority are required within the function.

  • Ability to create and deliver statistics training to non-statistical professionals.

  • Strong interpersonal skills are required. Specifically, cross functional collaboration, listening and negotiation skills are essential. Collaborates well with non-statisticians.

Preferred:

  • Designing processes and developing scripts (using R, Python, VBA, etc.) to perform and automate data analysis of large and complex datasets (e.g. data wrangling, text mining, statistical modeling, etc.). Computing, modeling and simulation skills using R, SAS, SPSS, JMP.

  • Agile, Lean Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma Product Development experience is a plus

  • Proven successful project management leadership skills. Experience providing statistical consulting for non-statisticians is preferred.

  • Experience working with FDA and/or other regulatory bodies outside of submission work is preferred (i.e. guidance document generation, meetings/clinics.)

For many 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, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. 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.

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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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