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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Manufacturing Technician in Sumter, South Carolina

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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.

Job Summary:

Reports directly to the Engineering Supervisor and indirectly to the Production Supervisor. Provides technical support, primarily Electrical, to production operations. Sets-up, adjusts, solves problems, and repairs/maintains all departmental production equipment. Responsibilities include production, quality, downtime and waste levels of machine operation. Must project positive demeanor with excellent team skills. Responsible for providing leadership and ownership of process performance issues.

Essential functions

  • Sets up, Troubleshoots, and maintains all electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic production equipment.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on the equipment as specified in the Plant Preventative Maintenance (PM) Program or as the need arises to ensure a smooth operation.

  • Assists in the installation, debugging and start-up of new production equipment.

  • Responsible for maintaining equipment logs for each piece of equipment, recording pertinent information about downtime and maintenance problems.

  • Uses Programmable Logic Controllers as a means to tackle, debug, and test production equipment. Makes programming changes as required, and submits required documentation to reflect the change under the mentorship of the Engineering Staff.

  • Observes all safety and environmental procedures and Quality System Requirements (QSR).

  • Align with applicable specifications, plant policies, and Departmental Procedures.

  • Develops and utilizes troubleshooting skills to maintain a wide variety of equipment.

  • Develops a proven understanding of Plant Maintenance Software system, SAP. Maintains PM documentation as the need arises for assigned areas of production.

Additional requirements

  • Possess skills in hydraulic and pneumatic systems and a basic understanding of electricity and electronic principles. Two years experience in industrial manufacturing environment desired.

  • Able to successfully pass a practical assessment developed to gauge technical competence.

  • Candidates will be administered a basic electronics exam and will be interviewed by HR, Production Maintenance Superintendent and/or Production Maintenance Supervisor, and Engineering Technician.

Requirements:

  • Minimum requirements for this position include a High School Diploma or GED.

  • Minimum of 2 years Manufacturing experience in a Manufacturing Technician, or similar role.

  • Previous leadership roles or supervisory experience preferred.

  • Associates Degree in Mechatronics or similar field of study preferred.

  • Must be available to work an 8pm - 8am shift on a 3-2-2-3 schedule.

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 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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