BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Quality Intern in Tempe, Arizona

Job ID: 2018-12055

Career Level: intern

Relocation: no

Location: Tempe,Arizona,United States


Becton, Dickinson Interventional (BDI) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 65,000 people across 50 countries around the world. Founded more than 100 years ago, BDI pioneered many devices that are cornerstones of modern healthcare. BD - PI is the vascular division within BDI and focusses on interventional products for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), end stage renal disease (ESRD), and Cancer.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness, respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded.

Be Your Best at BD-PI – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:

The incumbent is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of information systems for Quality department. These activities include providing ongoing administration and maintenance of the company’s systems for quality performance metrics and associated product technical files.

Essential job Functions:

  1. Provide Quality Engineering representation on Product Development Teams.

  2. Initiate new/revised documentation and tracks through approval cycles and implementation.

  3. Participate on cross-functional teams to develop risk assessment.

  4. Develop physical and functional test methods to ensure specifications are met.

  5. Write and/or review design verification and validation protocols and reports.

  6. Develop processes validation requirements (IQ, OQ, PQ) and equipment qualifications.

  7. Conduct and /or coordinate testing outlined in protocols and test methods.

  8. Perform process improvement, control and monitoring on manufacturing processes.

  9. Provide technical direction during design transfer activities.

  10. Conduct complaint investigations.

  11. Participate and provide input to training on department/division procedures, and policies.

  12. Participate in project planning, budgeting, scheduling and tracking.

  13. Participate in internal and supplier audits.

  14. Develop and implement procedures to provide easy to follow instructions.

  15. Understand and follow company procedures on regulatory requirements.

  16. Provide positive example and actively promote compliance to all standards.

  17. Maintain a professional working relationship with internal and external customer and support staff.

  18. Prepare and present project updates and technical discussions.

Basic Qualifications:

• Working knowledge of FDA GMP/GLP, Medical Device Directive, and ISO. • Ability to make and present engineering decisions • Comparative statistics • Engineering cost analysis • Ability to analyze and optimize manufacturing and quality systems • Basic product, design & prototyping skills • Ability to create and provide training • Software application skills • Problem solving ability • Ability to create, review and coordinate test protocols and reports • Ability to generate engineering proposals • Oral and written presentation skills • Ability to work on cross functional teams • Must read, write and understand English. Must be detailed in handling information/data.

Education and/or Experience:

Currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters degree program in Engineering. Preferrably majoring in Electrical, Software or Computer Science Engineering disciplines.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and office equipment. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear.The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be in an open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. Bard Peripheral Vascular is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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