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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Manager Systems Engineering in San Jose, California

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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.

Description:

As Senior Manager of Systems Engineering, you will be foundational to the research and development of BD’s next generation of flow cytometry products. These new products are critical to business success and solidifying BD as the market leader in flow cytometry. With new to the world technology, successful product development hinges on best practices in Systems Engineering. The team will draw from your expertise and leadership to perform at a high level in all phases of development. This role requires all the aspects of effective leadership including motivating teams, decision-making, change management and aligning teams to common goals.

You will inherit and lead a team with diverse expertise, and a strong culture of responsibility. You will enjoy getting to know your team on a personal level. You will mentor and challenge your team members, so they are motivated to grow their careers at BD. Additionally, as the functional leader of systems engineering, you will be an advocate of your team and function throughout the organization. The success of R&D depends on the everyone improving their systems thinking and understanding of the customer.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management of R&D Systems Engineering team within Next Gen Instruments division

  • Develop and grow capabilities of your team to meet short- and long-term R&D objectives

  • Directly mentor your team in the necessary systems engineering practices

  • Provide tools, methods and training to your people and potentially adjacent teams

  • Develop strong understanding of flow cytometry and customer needs to help define new product architectures and requirements

  • Develop strong understanding of the BD business needs, the R&D capabilities, and BD product development to improve process, strategy, and execution.

  • Perform or delegate necessary project management functions for your team

  • Clearly communicate with R&D peers, marketing, program leadership, and other stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering, Physics or a closely related discipline

  • M.S. or Ph.D. engineering or physics degree with related experience in complex hardware systems preferred

  • At least 12 years of combined academic and commercial experience in new product development of complex hardware systems.

  • At least 5 years as systems engineer in all phases of the product development life cycle.

  • At least 2 years in management of a Systems Engineering team in new product development

  • Strong experience in requirements analysis, performance budgeting, and interface control.

  • Experience solving problems in a multidisciplinary environment with engineers and scientists

  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills with the ability to field challenging questions in a public setting.

  • Expert at multi-tasking and prioritization of you and your team’s work

  • Experience in life sciences or regulated industry with complex products a plus.

  • Experience successfully leading 3rd party product development a plus.

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 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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