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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Lead Technical Associate in Sumter, South Carolina

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LEAD TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE FOR RUBBER DEPARTMENT

Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

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.

Provides technical support, primarily mechanical, to production operations. Operates, sets-up, adjusts, changeovers/troubleshoots, and repairs/maintains all departmental production equipment. Responsibilities include production, quality, downtime, and waste levels of machine operation. Provides leadership and training for associates on production floor. Must project positive attitude with excellent team skills. Interacts with machine shop personnel to resolve and improve equipment operation and processes. Reports directly to the Rubber Engineering Manager and indirectly to Production Supervisors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides leadership in a team environment to Train and advise Technical Associates (TA).

  • Rubber Set-ups and Rubber Operators on accurate set-ups and repairs of equipment.

  • Trains TA’s in methodical problem-solving techniques.

  • Works with engineering and Manufacturing Technicians (MT’s) to advise completion of required projects. Uses available resources: engineering, machine shop, production and maintenance departments as required.

  • Prioritizes and advises improvement projects to increase equipment utilization, These are to be done in conjunction with area engineer, production supervisor and other resources.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on the equipment as specified in the preventative maintenance (PM) program or as needed for smooth operation.

  • Audits PM procedures and activities of TA’s to Tracks and audits PM’s to ensure they are completed and closed out in the SAP system.

  • Analyzes equipment failures for frequency of failure to modify/update PM work order.

  • Sets up and debugs equipment to detailed specifications.

  • Deviations from these specifications must be cleared with the Supervisor or Engineering.

  • Maintains equipment in working order to produce product within specified quality and quantity limits, adjusting, troubleshooting, cleaning, and repairing, as necessary.

  • Maintains equpment logs for each piece of equipment, recording pertinent information about downtime and maintenance problems

  • MUST have clear and legible handwriting.

  • Repairs equipment and reports major problems to supervisor.

  • Coordinates maintenance activities with Maintenance Department, Engineering, or other technical resources, major repairs/production issues, as needed.

  • Turns on machines and ensures proper functioning of machines and control panels.

  • Makes certain safety guards are in position and working properly.

  • Enters equipment downtime as advised by Supervision.

  • Supervises production machinery as needed to ensure top performance.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports all upstream and downstream operations.

  • Maintains toolbox and surrounding area neat and clean.

  • Verifies that equipment-surrounding areas are clean during the shift.

  • Lead shift meeting for specific production area.

  • Provide honest feedback on others upon request by supervision.

  • Support Engineering Project Activities

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • H.S. Diploma / G.E.D. Required

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Type of Experience : Industrial maintenance minimum 1 year.

  • Must be proficient with basic hand tools.

  • Knowledgeable of feeder gauges and other tools to measure tolerances, torque, and clearances.

  • Should be familiar with troubleshooting of cams, cam-followers, rod-ends, bushings, chain drives, conveyors, gearboxes, vacuum systems, pneumatic systems, and ball valves.

  • Previous leadership roles, supervisory experience and Tubes experience preferred.

  • Basic computer navigation skills required.

  • Regularly required to take a leading role, such as assigning activities to other associates who perform work that is similar or closely related to this position

  • Must be a self-starter and able to function in a “team 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.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com /

For most roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In limited circumstances, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

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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NA (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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