BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Instrument Assembly Technician 2 in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummaryPerforms a variety of assigned tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies such as modules, boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables. Determines and/or follows methods and sequence of operations in performing wiring, component installation, hand soldering, cable harnessing, and fitting on assembly units. Works from diagrams and drawings and uses hand and/or power tools, jigs, and saws. Conducts quality inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves basic issues associated with instrument assembly operations.

Job Description

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for assembling multiple product lines including integration of sub-assemblies into the instrument

  • Execute on multiple production orders and processes within allotted time standards

  • Provide overall device history record recording, reporting (serial numbers, tools)

  • Provide basic component testing (pre-assemblies, modules of simple instruments)

  • Provide assistance and training as required to other operators

  • Complete any related production activities in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and in accordance with BD's expectations for Safety and Quality

  • Work or interface with Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Planning and Purchasing as needed

  • Complete work activity in the accordance to BD's defined specifications, operating procedures, and company policies.

  • Must be able to perform standard material handling functions for instrument raw materials and sub-assemblies.

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and efficient work environment through execution of all housekeeping responsibilities including cleaning, sweeping, organizing to maintain a safe and clean work environment

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow established procedures according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

  • Must follow all BD housekeeping policies and procedures

  • Must follow all BD safety policies and procedures

  • Must be able to work overtime as required to meet BD business requirements

  • Performs other duties as required.


Minimum Education/Experience:

  • High school degree with 2 years instrument manufacturing experience or an AA technical degree with 0 years’ experience and has mechanical tool proficiency/fundamental knowledge of electrical equipment and compliance

Basic Skills

  • Strong knowledge of mechanical tools including torque drivers, gauges, bits, etc.

  • Highly proficient at reading drawings, interpreting and measuring dimensions, requirements, etc.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to manage time across multiple production orders and processes within allotted time standards.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a team setting to reach common goals.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to understand and work within specified Quality procedures.

  • Must demonstrate the understanding and support of Continuous Improvement (Lean Manufacturing) philosophies through active participation in Blitzes, Shift –start up meetings, Kaizen Action Sheets and other CI projects and initiatives.

  • Proven ability to complete tasks in support of achieving goals and improved performance

  • Must be able to effectively manage frequent assignment changes

Proficient/Working Skills: (i.e. Forklift Certification, computer skills, problem solving skills)

  • Must be proficient in English with the ability to read, write, analyze/evaluate charts, follow simple diagrams and perform basic arithmetic

  • Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and basic use of a Windows environment is required

  • Use independent judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve in areas on set up, operations, and processes

  • Must be able to work in a repetitive work environment and be able to stand for long periods of time

Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work ShiftUS BD 1st Shift 7am-330pm (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