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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Lead Technical Associate 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. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow expertly before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply! Come join our Team!

Our people make all the difference in our success.

Reports directly to the Engineering Manager 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 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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides leadership in a team environment. Trains and advises Technical Associates (TA) on accurate set-ups and repairs of equipment. Trains TA’s in methodical problem solving techniques.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. 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.

  5. Sets up and debugs equipment to detailed specifications. Deviations from these specifications must be cleared with the supervisor or Engineering.

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

  7. Maintains equipment logs for each piece of equipment, recording pertinent information about downtime and maintenance problems. MUST have clear and legible handwriting.

  8. 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.

  9. Turns on machines and ensures proper functioning of machines and control panels. Makes certain safety guards are in position and working properly.

  10. Verifies that part tracks/rails are clean to ensure free travel of all component parts. Supervises production machinery as needed to ensure top performance.

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.

EEO Statement

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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