BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Engineering Technician II in San Jose, California

Job Description SummarySupport to the engineering staff to build and maintain test fixtures and support the Project managers in the creation of manufacturing process

Job Description


Responsible for supporting the test development and Operations engineering teams. For test the role is to create, assemble, maintain, and support test fixtures and test solutions. For Operations the role is to assist the engineers in the creation of a manufacturing process, to include: Proto assembly, Pilot build training, Assembly instruction creation and material expediting, and others tasks to assit the engineer. Further responsible for the management and cleanliness of the engineering lab.

Technician will work on problems of diverse technical scope where self-initiation is required. Works with

R&D engineers, Test Engineers, test technicians, contract manufacturers, and program managers to ensure test fixtures, assembly methods, and processes are developed as suited to the application and installed. Individual is responsible for procuring material, creating documentation, and assembling various electro-mechanical assemblies and systems. Performs other tasks assigned by management as required.


Support the development and maintenance activities for: assembly aids, assembly methods, Printed Circuit Board fixtures and electromechanical test fixtures. Through technical understanding translates engineer designs into robust elegant hardware solutions

  • Design and manufacture hardware and cabinet structures

  • Wire and cable test fixtures

  • Bring up and debug test fixtures

  • Using standard applications author fixture documentation(wire harness schematics, Bill ofMaterials, CAD for mechanical solutions

  • Follow quality systems and procedures in support of medical products in a regulated environment

  • Coordinate resolution of technical issues.

  • Advance test concepts within the organization and company

  • Work in a cross functional environment with manufacturing engineering, quality, R&D, purchasing and logistics to ensure our products meet customer requirements through application of test fixtures and test processes:

  • Work with suppliers to develop, purchase and bring up mechanical fixtures and tools

  • Support automation programs in-line with the test methodology

  • Engages early in the design process to assist with design prototypes and feasibility studies

  • Supplies support to contract manufacturing partners for outsourced test fixtures & products

  • Builds and verifies test solutions

  • Manage the engineering lab to ensure cleanliness, tool availability, spare part availability,

  • and efficiency

  • Ensure technical issues are assessed and resolved. Ensures there is a closed loop corrective action in place to ensure closure.

General expectations are to abide by company policies and procedures. Ensures effective use of material, standards, processes, equipment, and personnel in producing quality solutions at a reasonable cost using industry standard tools and application. Support the training and coaching of the contract manufacturers and technician teams. Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for FDA and ISO compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements. Participates as required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of work. Brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the attention of management. Follows

BDIS Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) policies and procedures. Takes responsibility for safety in immediate work area. Participates in EH&S programs. Notifies management of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices. May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment. Performs other related duties and assignments as required.



  • High level of mechanical ability

  • Can interpret electronic schematics

  • Effective planning and organizational skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Effective analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills

  • Effective English written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Excel & Word.


  • Requires a two year degree as an Engineering Technician, or equivalent associates degree in technology

  • Experience in assembly of electro-mechanical devices and systems

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

  • 5-7 years of experience in a technology role

  • Knowledgeable of test and debug into complex systems

  • Can use common tools such as DVMs, Signal generators, Oscilloscopes

  • Experience in creating product documentation

  • Willing to travel moderately (2-3 times per year for 1-2 weeks)

  • cGMP familiarity with 21 CFR part 820, medical device manufacturing experience desired

  • Desire IPC 610 certification

Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose

Additional Locations

Work Shift1st Shift 830am-5pm (United States of America)

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