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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (AME) in St Louis, Missouri

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Job Description

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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.

Will consider relocation for the right candidate

The Staff Advanced Manufacturing Engineer is a main technical contributor for the Process Engineering Department. Expected to provide independent technical contributions, while demonstrating team leadership; the associate will deliver on project management responsibilities in multi-disciplinary teams.

Essential Duties and Position Responsibilities:

  • Plans and manages development of manufacturing activities for legacy products

  • Establishes and drives technical project plans and schedules

  • Leads technical process reviews

  • Satisfies design control documentation, risk assessment, and procedural requirements.

  • Coordinates technical aspects related to the maintenance and commercialization of changing medical devices and their manufacturing process

  • Works with Finance and Marketing team to capture and develop project financials

  • Collaborates with Procurement and Planning organization to assure consistent and reliable supply-chain

  • Constructs manufacturing line design, process flow mapping, and capacity analysis

  • Estimates project expense and capital needs and implements expenditures

  • Optimizes product Cost of Goods and Services (COGS) to achieve financial targets

  • Conceptualizes and develops manufacturing methods and process

  • Coordinates process qualifications, validations, and reports (IQ/OQ/PQ)

  • Coordinates and conducts material and process characterizations

  • Coordinates equipment installation and implements Preventive Maintenance procedures

  • Coordinates packaging and labeling validations

  • Organizes with key stakeholders in Quality, Regulatory, Sterility Assurance, Biocompatibility and other specialized functional groups during project planning activities and execution.

  • Technical and other responsibilities:

  • Implements and refines product traceability matrices and identifies design inputs

  • Implements and refines Failure Mode and Effects Analyses (FMEA); characterizes and understands acceptable risk; implements risk mitigations, as necessary

  • Provides design input and/or directly designs fixtures, gauges, and equipment

  • Quantification of process input/output using Design of Experiments (DOE) and other analytical methods

  • Problem solving using Root Cause analysis; Define Measure Analyze Improve Control (DMAIC) strategies.

  • Support Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA) investigations and responses

  • Measurement validation: using Gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility (GR&R) assessments, Measurement System Analyses (MSA) and equivalent

  • Refines and defines product specifications

  • Competently develops / refines tolerancing of manufactured components

  • Responsible for updates to Design History Files (DHF) and Design Master Record (DMR)

  • Coordinates and implements design verifications and validations, as needed

  • Generates change control documentation to support changes on existing products.

  • Leads and participates in Root Cause Analysis and investigation

  • Generates Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), manufacturing procedures, and is familiar with GMP regulations

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the application of various manufacturing process, such as Milling, Turning, Grinding, Molding, Forging, EDM, Metal and Plastic Injection Molding, assembly, additive manufacturing, etc.

  • Generates capability analyses and identifies / optimizes sources of variation

  • Identifies and completes cost improvement opportunities

  • Understands and drives Lean manufacturing techniques

  • Supports internal and external manufacturing sites, as assigned

  • Special projects, as assigned.

  • Leadership expectations:

  • Effectively communicates efforts with business stakeholders and management

  • Efficiently drives project deliverables and influences effective team dynamics

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:

  • Lean Manufacturing experience / training

  • Six sigma Training / Certification

  • Project Management Training/Certification (PMP/ PMEx)

  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Material science /polymer science / metallurgy experience

  • CAD and 3D modeling experience (SolidWorks preferred)

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject, 10 years’ progressive engineering experience with medical devices or combination devices.

(or)

  • Master’s Degree in relevant subject area with a minimum of 7 years’ progressive engineering experience with medical devices or combination devices.

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 based on 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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Primary Work Location

USA MO - St Louis

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 830am-5pm (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.

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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