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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Electrical Engineer in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummaryUnder the direction of the Instrument Plant Manager and/or Engineering Manager, the Senior Electrical Engineer provides technical support of the projects, functions, and strategic objectives of the Manufacturing Engineering Department, concentrating on: manufacturing engineering support for new product development, the mitigation of obsolete components through alternate sourcing, alternate components or re-design activities; and failure mode analysis and corrective action of electronic and electrical assemblies and instruments. Additional duties would typically include: engineering support for instrument and sub-assembly production and testing; design and development of test fixtures, creation and modification of test and assembly procedures, and execution of validation protocols.

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  • Develop and execute solutions for obsolete components, including alternate sourcing, alternate components or PC board re-design and re-layout. Develop and execute substantive testing and verification, and documentation activities.

  • Design, build, test, and document simple to moderately complex manufacturing assembly fixtures, test tooling, and test fixtures.

  • Analyze field and/or manufacturing failures of electronic and electrical components, sub-assemblies, and instruments, and provide corrective and preventative solutions and actions.

  • Participate as the Operations Electrical Engineering representative in departmental and external project teams.

  • Provide engineering support to assembly and test personnel.

  • Follow design, quality, and safety guidelines based on GMP, FDA, and ISO guidelines and related BD Quality and Safety Standards and Practices.

  • Travel could be 5 to 10 %, depending on projects.


  • Must have a minimum of a BSEE in electronic/electrical engineering5 or more years overall experience as an engineer in a manufacturing engineering or design engineering environment engaged in the activities described above.

  • Thorough knowledge of: electrical and electronic engineering principles, through hole and SMT PC board design and manufacturing methodology; electrical and mechanical measurement and analysis devices.

  • Must possess basic technical writing skills.

  • Familiar with linear and switching power supplies, motor drivers, data conversion techniques, and optoelectronic devices.

  • Computer literate: familiar with the use of word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.

Preferred and Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with engineering design and drafting tools, such as Altium, SolidWorks, ORCAD, PADS, AutoCad, or similar design and layout tools.

  • Familiarity with PLD and FPGA devices and programming is a definite plus.


Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

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Work ShiftUS BD 1st Shift 730am-4pm (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.