BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Fluidic Engineer in San Jose, California

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Job Description

The Staff Fluidic Engineer will lead in the design and development of new fluidic technologies for medical devices and flow cytometry instruments. The candidate will work with cross functional engineers in the development of new and current fluidic systems and architectures. You will bring your knowledge of macro and micro fluidic design to a collaborative team of talented engineers to realize our advanced products.

You will join a team of talented, passionate and engaging engineers looking to advance our technology and improving patient health.


  • Develop the architecture for new fluidic systems and develop new fluidic technology

  • Design solutions to complex problems using engineering tools, data and analysis

  • Responsible for making technical decisions based on knowledge, experience and engineering data.

  • Define engineering specifications based on customer needs (VOC), product requirements, and design constraints

  • Work in a matrixed environment across global projects and platforms and with multiple competing accountabilities

  • Generate and execute test protocols, analyze data, preparation of reports and presentations at cross functional meetings

  • Hands on development and testing of components and systems

  • Model fluid/thermal flow in air and liquid systems using simulation software

  • Qualification of component performance, chemical compatibility and reliability

  • Design systems with an emphasis on design Manufacturability and Serviceability within a cost target

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the team

  • Mentor junior engineers as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or a closely related discipline with specialization in fluids

  • M.S. Degree or Ph.D. with industry experience strongly preferred.

  • At least 7 years of combined academic and commercial experience in developing fluid management systems

  • Demonstrated experience in designing and developing macro and micro fluidic systems

  • Demonstrated successful design and launch of fluidic system within cost targets

  • Demonstrated experience with industry fluid control components and system architecture

  • Demonstrated strong hands-on mechanical aptitude

  • GD&T experience with tolerance stack-up analysis and RSS method

  • Experience working in a lab, with ability to perform and document detail-oriented work with a high degree of accuracy

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with commercial CFD required.

  • Experience with Six Sigma and DFMEA practices

  • Willingness to travel up to 10% (global).


Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose

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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