BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Mechanical Engineer/ Process Engineer in Sumter, South Carolina
Job Description Summary
We are the makers of possible
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.
We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.
Are you a Sr. Mechanical Engineer looking for an exciting new challenge? Look no further! Our team is seeking an experienced engineer to lead the implementation of project and process support activities towards the attainment of departmental and plant goals. As a key member of our team, you will focus on capacity expansion, quality/waste improvement, and cost improvement programs
Use TPM and LEAN manufacturing tools to drive continuous improvement for productivity and exceed budgeted goals
Leads and coaches LTAs and MTs in the use of these tools and drives improvement to hit all SQDC related goals.
Lead and drive reliability and consistency to achieve daily OEE and scrap goals
Act as a safety leader for all technical associates and set the example for safe work habits and rule compliance
Ensure all preventative maintenance is completed on assigned areas of responsibility. Assesses each unplanned downtime event for design improvement or potential changes to the PM to prevent similar events ongoing
Recommend capital equipment or process modifications and lead physical installation, debugging, and training of production personnel
Generate annual “Cost to Win” productivity ideas to reduce costs or increase performance
Coordinate activities between equipment vendors, Division R&D, and plant functional departments
Design and implement machine improvements and capital equipment project management activities
Prepare a three-to-five-year capital need strategy for production equipment
Assists in the preparation and submittal of capital appropriation requests projects as required
Accountable for spending (capital or expense) within approved limits on programs.
Implement reliability opportunities and leverage findings with other engineering personnel for application on lines with similar opportunities
Advise personnel in the trouble shooting and maintenance of cam driven mechanisms, pneumatics, and servo driven assemblies
Establish which elements comprising a job are suitable for in-house fabrication or revision and which items would be best contracted. Secures quotations and selects contractors accordingly.
Apply AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks for mechanical design improvements
As required within the scope of their duty, will be responsible for all associated documentation, including however not limited to, the following: Validations, Operations Procedures, Preventive Maintenance schedules, Engineering Change Notifications, spare parts listings, etc.
Required to develop a firm understanding of all equipment for which they are responsible to include set-up, adjustment, and assessment of improvements.
Performs other duties as the need arises by the Engineering Supervisor.
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 the need arises.
Reports to the Business Unit Engineering Manager
Supports the plant manufacturing effort, with to identify problems and complete root cause resolution including preventative solutions to prevent reoccurrence.
Applies successful judgement based on proper engineering calculations and data-based decision making.
Must have Bachelors Degree in Engineering from a 4 year Accredited Institution. Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering Degree is preferred
Must have a minimum of 3 years of work experience in a manufacturing/high-speed automated environment and 3 years relevant mechanical engineering experience.
Minimum of three (3) years in validation and document control role preferred
Six Sigma green or black belt certification preferred.
Validated knowledge and understanding of established plant safety standards. Including but not limited to: Lockout / Tag-Out, NFPA 70E Electrical Safe Work Practices, and OSHA Subpart “O” for proper machine guarding.
High mechanical proficiency and analytical trouble shooting techniques
Proficient in the use of engineering principles in part design, problem resolution, and while working with vendors
Awareness of product performance and quality requirements
Has an applicable knowledge and ability to use AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks for mechanical design improvements.
Join our team and take on an exciting new challenge while advancing your career!
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 encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.
To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.
To learn more about BD visit https://bd.com/careers
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