BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (AME) in St Louis, Missouri
Job Description Summary
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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.
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.
- 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.
Primary Work Location
USA MO - St Louis
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.