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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Verification Engineer (Hybrid/San Diego, CA) in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

The candidate will have depth and breadth of knowledge and skills in their area He/She will integrate knowledge of business and functional priorities to address complex problems and non-standard situations. The candidate in this role will act as a key contributor in a complex environment and works independently with no guidance. He/she will share expertise with others and mentor junior team members.

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 transformative 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.

BD is a global medical technology company that is focused on improving drug therapies, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. BD has state-of-the-art facilities around the globe that provide an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We hire associates who have a passion and commitment to 'together, advancing the world of health'. We are always seeking great people to join our company on its journey to greatness.

We are committed to enhancing patient and clinical outcomes by transforming parenteral medication preparation and administration. To accomplish this, we are relentlessly focused on:

  • Eliminating complications

  • Reducing cost

  • Improving safety for our patients and providers

  • Enabling access to better care around the world

Job Description

The BD Medical – MMS Verification team is seeking a highly talented and passionate individual to help the team identify innovative solutions to address current and future health care needs in the medication delivery markets. The incumbent will join the Verification Test Engineering team as a Staff Engineer, providing technical leadership and support to a cross-functional team. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting product verification activities and will lead test method development activities, measurement system development & analyses, test fixture design and equipment hardware/software validation of measurement system equipment. He/she will ensure that translated product requirements are testable and measurable. The ideal candidate will also participate in executing technical and cross-functional project work which may include all phases of product development, including design and development planning, requirements definition, product development, root cause analysis, test method development, and design verification, human factors, support development of user needs and potential use errors, with help in design optimization as well as risk management. The candidate will have depth and breadth of knowledge and skills in their area This candidate will integrate knowledge of business and functional priorities to address complex problems and non-standard situations. The candidate in this role will act as a key contributor in a complex environment and works independently with no guidance. He/she will share expertise with others and mentor junior team members.

Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities will include the following as well as other duties as assigned:

  • Define, plan and lead activities, including, test method & measurement system development and validation, fixture design and testing optimization in support of Design Verification and Design validation.

  • Lead and assist teams in Risk Management and creation of risk assessments.

  • Participate in the planning and execution of technical project work. This will involve the application of engineering first principles and advanced engineering methods to gain deep understanding of the underlying technical issues, and to propose and implement robust solutions.

  • Collaborate with Design & Development, Systems Engineering and Verification Engineering teams to ensure that product requirements are testable and measurable.

  • Create and document novel test methodologies and provide feedback and recommendations for product/design changes.

  • Resolve technical problems. Identify or create solutions for technical problems using systematic problem-solving and statistical methodologies.

  • Use DFSS tools throughout the measurement system development process to improve method selection decisions and reduce method development iteration cycle times.

  • Interface with user experience designers to support design validation activities.

  • Conduct and encourage frequent formal and informal communication with the team to ensure full engagement and efficient operation.

  • Actively build on personal skills, expertise, and competencies. Ensure that technical lessons are reviewed, learned, and disseminated.

  • Ensure compliance with BD quality policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures.

Skills:

  • Pneumatic control, Motor controllers, PLC

  • Understanding of Control Systems

  • Experience in database creation and management

  • Strong technical judgment and extensive technical leadership skills.

  • Ability in building, leading and guiding a team to develop technical solutions.

  • Demonstrated capability of leading R&D projects.

  • Experience in guiding team/individuals to develop technical solutions to complex problems.

  • Sound knowledge of engineering first principles.

  • Strong project management, prioritizing and multi-tasking skills to work within tight deadlines. Proficient in Microsoft Project.

  • Proficient in solid modeling (SolidWorks or equivalent).

  • Ability to effectively and clearly communicate concepts, ideas and knowledge to other individuals and teams.

  • Experience in directing associates and leading small cross-functional groups is required.

  • Proficiency with fixture design including basic machining, electro-mechanical design, test system control (LabVIEW, PLC, Python, or similar) and test method development.

  • Strong knowledge of Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), Familiarity with MinTAB and MATLAB

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma (DMAIC) practices, and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodologies.

  • Experience with Risk Management.

  • Strong creative, analytical and problem-solving skills required.

  • Good written & verbal communication skills.

Experience:

  • B.S.: 10+ years of experience in technical area

  • M.S.: 5+ years of experience in technical area

  • Ph.D.: 0-2+ years of experience in technical area

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.

To learn more about BD visit  https://bd.com/careers

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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Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 8am-5pm (United States of America)

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 (https://jobs.bd.com/benefits) .

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

$121,100.00 - $199,800.00

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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