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

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Job Description

BD is highly respected and one of the biggest global players in technologies in the healthcare industry. You'll support multi-layered customers, work with people with diverse skillsets and backgrounds, experience different tech on different sites and share best practices. And you can take your career anywhere in the world!

Job summary

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

Essential functions

Provides leadership in a team environment, able to help develop team members skills', committed to results, and able to maintain a safe work space.

Trains and advises Technical Associates (TA) along with other associates on accurate set-ups and repairs of equipment. Trains TA’s in methodical problem solving techniques.

Collaborate 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.

Coordinates and advises improvement projects to increase equipment utilization. These are to be done in conjunction with area engineer, production supervisor and other resources that may be required.

Audits preventative maintenance (PM) procedures and activities of TA’s and fellow associates. Tracks and audits PM’s to ensure they are completed and closed out in the SAP system. Analyzes equipment failures for frequency of failure in order 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 vital. Maintains equipment logs for each piece of equipment, recording pertinent information about downtime and maintenance problems. Makes certain safety guards are in position and working accurately. 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, as needed for major repairs/production issues.

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. Performs other duties as required.

Required:
  • H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. (if hired after 6/1/00) Internal transfers exempted

  • Vocational/Technical School (Curriculum: Basic Mechatronics Technology)

Preferred:
  • Associates Degree (Major: _ Advanced Mechatronics Technology)
Experience and Knowledge:
  • minimum of 2 years as Set-up, TA role or equivalent
Supervisory Responsibility:
  • 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. (50% or more of the time)

At BD, we truly recognize our hardworking workforce and live by our values to ensure that together, we are advancing the work of health, by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care!

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 LocationUSA SC - Sumter

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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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