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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Electrical Engineer in Sumter, South Carolina

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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.

P osition D escription

Reports to the Engineering Manager. Responsible for the implementation of project and process support activities toward attainment of departmental and plant goals. Provides electrical support to the production departments as directed by supervision. Performs work in accordance with instructions and design concepts making independent decisions in developing electrical design concepts of/for complex production mechanisms. Primary focus in areas of capacity expansion, quality/waste improvement and cost improvement programs. Required to handle multiple assignments of varying scope and complexity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides theoretical and hands-on electrical support to the production departments with proven ability to identify problems and pursue plans toward their resolution. Directs the efforts of and aides in the development of technical associates in resolving production issues. This support can include night and weekend calls at home and weekend work.

  2. Required to support the plant manufacturing effort by developing and implementing plans to improve upon chronic levels of waste, quality defects, equipment downtime, capacity, etc. Implementation of these plans will often include leading teams of technical associates and engineers.

  3. Required to document all line modifications whether electrical, or programming per plant policies and procedures. This documentation includes but is not limited to completing the proper change review forms, updating specifications, backing up modified software and updating changes in electrical drawings.

  4. Responsible for the electrical design and implementation of machine improvements and capital equipment project management activities. Proficient in electrical design, machine controls, programming, and troubleshooting.

  5. Supports project managers by working on the development, programming, and design of multifaceted and sophisticated portions of new production lines from basic engineering data and direction. Support includes but is not limited to electrical installation, system design, system testing and programming of panel views/PLC’s, machine vision systems, Servo & Stepper Motor Control Systems, Robotics, and various drive and other miscellaneous electrical systems.

  6. Performs experiments in a team environment to and helps to craft semi-automatic and automatic production machines to develop a concept which will accomplish the desired performance with emphasis on the design of the electrical and control systems.

  7. Prepares detailed electrical design drawings and reviews the adequacy of design features and general cost estimates with superiors. Designs small devices vital to experiment and study the possibilities of certain unproven operations.

  8. Responsible for functional accuracy of design and compatibility with product manufactured. Assures the design and standards conform to process specifications. Verifies that equipment meets all government codes (i.e., NEC, OSHA) and standards, as well as, electrical and machine specifications prior to acceptance for shipment.

  9. Clear understanding of the role of Engineering in a manufacturing environment.

  10. Responsible for coordinating activities between equipment vendors, Division R&D, and plant functional departments on his/her assignments. Recommends vendors for commercial items and materials needed for a project.

  11. Ability to handle projects of a small to moderate scope requiring appropriate coordination. Will be required to handle several assignments (project & process duties) simultaneously.

  12. Has knowledge of established safety standards and operator work with equipment (i.e., HMI, MMI).

  13. Establishes which electrical elements comprising a job are suitable for in-house fabrication or which items would be best contracted. Secure quotations and select contractors; advise the contractor’s efforts or the efforts of in-house forces to a satisfactory scheduled completion of the vital work. Supervise and inspect all work in-process by contractors or plant forces; provide mentorship where vital.

  14. Responsible for the recommendation of capital equipment or process modifications, their physical installation, debugging and associated training of production personnel. Responsible for the management of capital expenditures.

  15. Responsible for all associated documentation including, however not limited to, the following: validations, operating procedures, preventive maintenance schedules, change review notifications, and spare parts listings.

  16. Required to develop a firm understanding of all equipment for which they are responsible to include set-up, adjustment, and assessment of possible improvements.

  17. Support the realization of budgeted cost reductions and productivity improvements.

  18. Advises the efforts of support personnel such as machinists and technicians, etc. in the modification, adjustment removal and installation of new or existing equipment as required.

  19. May provide functional supervision of Engineering Technicians and Production Technicians toward attainment of his/her assignments.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs other duties as required by the Engineering Supervisor.

Education/ Certification:

  1. BA/BS Degree in Electrical Engineering

  2. Green or Black Belt Preferred.

Experience:

  1. 3 years of confirmed experience in production environment.

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.

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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.

Primary Work Location

USA SC - Sumter

Additional Locations

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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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