Job Description SummaryThe Manufacturing Engineer II is a key contributor within the Instruments Manufacturing department. The ME II has both a manufacturing engineering and a project manager responsibility in working with projects or problems of small to moderate scope that require good judgement, with little management involvement. The ME II, thus, will lead change, contribute new ideas, and find innovative methods to accomplish goals, expected to have the ability to get things done through people that do not report to them, and will also need to have the ability to work through adverse situations while building and maintaining good personal relationships. # Job Description ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS + Key member of, and sometimes lead, cross functional project teams in Manufacturing Operations. Major objectives may include: improve manufacturing operational efficiency, optimize product design, qualify replacement components or suppliers, improve product quality, improve customer satisfaction, or reduce manufacturing and material costs. Product changes are typically multi-disciplinary: mechanical, optical, electrical, and fluidic. + In addition, the role supports the introduction of new products into manufacturing as a member of an NPI program team. Establishes processes and procedures; creates assembly documentation; reviews engineering designs and documentation for completeness, clarity and manufacturability; evaluates and qualifies new suppliers; trains production personnel; utilizes and oversees more junior engineers. + Uses project management tools to initiate, plan, and execute projects to completion, at the same time, managing resources in a matrix environment + Hands-on support to the manufacturing assembly and test processes for flow cytometry instruments; a problem solver who is able to determine root cause of difficult technical issues and is able to implement effective solutions in a timely manner. + Incorporates Design-for-Manufacturability and Lean Manufacturing concepts to product and process design. + May also perform and document field failure investigations, identify root cause, and participate in corrective and preventative action efforts. + Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for 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. + Promotes a safe work environment. May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment. Participates in Environmental, Health and Safety programs. Addresses corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified. Notifies health and safety authorities of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices. + Understands engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, and operational procedures, and should be able to create ECO and implement into the operational and commercial environment. Minimum Requirements: + Typically requires a BS degree: ME, EE, IE, IT or equivalent + 4-6 + years experience in a high tech manufacturing environment + Must be proficient Microsoft Windows tools, including MS Project, Visio and Access + Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must have good interpersonal skills: conflict resolution, negotiation, and time management skills + Must be able to understand engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, and operational procedures + Must have experience writing and reviewing Engineering Change Orders + Must have project management experience, lead continuous improvement efforts with cross functional teams + Experience developing manufacturing processes, IQ/OQ/PQs, writing procedures, and training assembly personnel + Work with quality and reliability teams to conduct risk analyses, FMEA reviews and able to define critical-to-quality criteria and present test plans for proposed changes or solutions. + Ability to be effective with minimal direction. Recognizes problems and addresses them without waiting to be instructed to do so + Familiarity with ISO 9000 standards + Willingness to travel 10% of the timeDesirable Qualifications: + Proficiency with some of the following applications: Creo/Pro-E, Solidworks, AutoCAD, MS Project, MS Access, SAP ERP + SAP experience utilizing for applications in product lifecycle and engineering change management, product documentation system, quality systems, bills of materials, routing and shop-floor control + Experience resolving technical issues involving lasers, optical components, fluidic systems or digital/analog circuitry. + Experience supporting some of the following commodities or supplier types: lasers, optical components, fluidic systems, machined parts, sheet metal, cables, PCA’s, plastics, power systems, product packaging, turnkey subcontractors, hardware, labeling + cGMP familiarity 21 CFR part 820, medical device manufacturing experience + Experience implementing Demand Flow Technology (DFT) processes + Experience utilizing Design-for-Manufacturability concepts + Experience implementing LEAN manufacturing processes + 6 Sigma green or black belt “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.” #LI - ISC # Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose # Additional Locations # Work ShiftNA (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, or any other protected status.