BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) R&D Engineer II in Tempe, Arizona

Job ID: 2018-12588

Career Level: entry level

Relocation: No

Location: Tempe,Arizona,United States


This position designs, develops and implements new products, processes, test methods and equipment. This position is responsible for conducting engineering studies for process improvements and validations.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:

This position is part of the R&D Product Engineering Team (MDR Project) whose responsibility is to support the EU MDR project timeline, including product remediation testing and label changes.

Essential job Functions:

  1. Initiates new or revised documentation and tracks through appropriate approval cycles and implementation.

  2. Maintains a professional working relationship with internal and external customers and support staff.

  3. Participates and/or leads cross-functional teams.

  4. Provides technical support on components, material methods, systems and equipment.

  5. Develops physical and functional test requirements to ensure specifications and regulations are met.

  6. Writes and approves protocols, reports and data.

  7. Oversees testing outlined in protocols and test methods.

  8. Coordinates/develops validation studies on equipment and processes.

  9. Conducts complaints investigations.

  10. Understands and follows company procedures and regulatory requirements.

  11. Participates in and provides input to training on department and division procedures, and policies.

  12. Plans and coordinates engineering test builds.

  13. Analyzes problems in design, process and test development. Recommends solutions.

  14. Prepares and presents oral and written project updates and technical discussions.

  15. Develops and implements procedures to provide easy-to-follow instructions.

  16. Prepares and submits for approval requests for project funding. Participates in project planning, budgeting, scheduling and tracking.

Basic Qualifications:

  1. Ability to make and present engineering decisions.

  2. Strong interpersonal skills.

  3. Specific specialized engineering skills such as:

  4. Create and critique engineering cost analysis

  5. Basic tooling and design and drafting knowledge

  6. Analyze and optimize existing process and ability to create new processes

  7. Create, analyze and optimize manufacturing and quality systems

  8. Basic product, design & prototyping

  9. Material science

  10. Bioengineering principles

  11. Ability to train, create and critique training

  12. Comparative statistics

  13. Software application skills

  14. Problem solving ability

  15. Ability to create, review and coordinate test protocols and reports

  16. Ability to generate engineering proposals

  17. Oral and written presentation skills

  18. Ability to lead cross functional teams

  19. Understanding of regulatory environment

  20. Demonstrated ability to create and execute project plans

  21. Demonstrated supervisory skills

  22. Ability to create and control a budget.

Education and/or Experience:

2-5 years (Master’s degree plus zero to three years) of engineering experience within the medical device or equivalent industry. Supervisory experience and Master’s Degree preferred.

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:

BDPI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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.

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