BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Mechanical Technician in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummaryThis Senior maintenance position is responsible maintaining production Equipment in the DCM department.

Job Description



Performs mechanical, pneumatic and electrical maintenance (including preventive) repairs, adjustments, inspection and monitoring of production related equipment and machinery. Uses independent judgment to analyze, troubleshoot and repair complex equipment. Works independently with minimal supervision. Prioritizes own work schedule. Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, technical manuals, diagrams, and equipment specifications. May provide guidance and/or delegate workflow to less experienced technicians. Will be responsible for preventive maintenance scheduling. Effectively works in a team setting, supporting team goals and objectives. Make effective decisions. Works with engineering for the installation and removal of equipment, inspects work of other less experienced technicians, and leads performance of required corrective maintenance.

  • Using mechanical, pneumatic and electrical skills, must analyze, troubleshoot and repair automated powder and liquid filling and assembly equipment.

  • Must be able to maintain/repair powder handling equipment such as:

  • Auger fillers

  • Screw conveyors

  • scales

  • Dust Collection System

  • Pneumatic Conveying System(s)

  • Sensors, Level Sensors

  • Must be proactive in efforts to maintain product quality.

  • Must be able to work safely with voltages as high as 480 volts.

  • Must be able to work effectively with engineering staff and line operators.

  • Must be able to access PLC logic to help troubleshooting equipment problems.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, blueprints, diagrams and equipment specifications is required.

  • Proficient with Personal Computers and basic use of a Windows environment is required.

  • Must be able to communicate (verbal and written) to external contractors and vendors.

  • Understanding and use of trades mathematics, calibration techniques, and precision measuring instruments essential.

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, moving of equipment and machinery up to 60 lbs., frequently is required.

  • Must be able to work in awkward and difficult positions when required.

  • High school or vocational school diploma and minimum of two years related trades training or equivalent work experience in maintenance and equipment repair is required.

Education: Must have a high school diploma

Experience: Must have a certificate in a relevant field and 2 years of relevant experience or alternatively 4 years of experience.

BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures and support the management of diabetes. BD partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. Our nearly 50,000 associates across 50 countries closely collaborate with customers and partners to help enhance patient outcomes, lower healthcare delivery costs, increase operational efficiencies and expand access to healthcare.

Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work Shift2nd Shift 3pm-1130pm (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