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

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Job Description

Primary focus of this position is to support in developing, optimizing, implementing, and validating components/elements of a medical device. The candidate will perform hands-on testing in optimization of a device; conduct process development activities to understand process inputs and outputs; assist/write technical documents, validation protocols and reports; prepare work instructions and standard operating procedures; assist in conducting design and process qualification and validation; support equipment development; support other activities from R&D, Quality, Operations, and Regulatory Affairs.

Essential / Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Design: Provide solid technical skill and engineering support for design and development activities for new and existing products. Select appropriate materials, processes and vendors to achieve the design, and challenge these designs against design specifications, clinical use scenarios and international standards. Build test parts for engineering evaluation, pre-clinical studies and clinical studies.

  • Process Development: assists in the development and optimization of processes to understand key process inputs and outputs. Supports new process equipment and tooling development, including specification development, vendor selection and negotiation.

  • Documentation: prepare work instructions and procedures, write technical documents and reports. Prepare raw material specifications and drawings. Write detailed technical reports based on design verification analysis/testing for design changes and product design activities.

  • Test Method Development: Develop and execute test methods which specify measurement equipment, test set-up, measurement systems analysis, and data analysis. Prepare and assist in the validation of test methods.

  • Testing: perform lab bench testing, conduct engineering evaluations, development unit testing, and execute verification and validation activities.

  • Training: train technicians on new design and process development as well as new test methods. Assist/conduct new process development training with operations and quality assurance.

  • Supervisory/mentoring/coaching: Mentor/coach R&D technicians through New Product Development activities like new process development, R&D materials/inventory control etc.

Other Responsibilities may include, however are not limited to:

  • Assist in the support of Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory & R&D to ensure systems are compliant with all internal and external guidelines.

  • Assist in design and process root cause analysis and support non-conforming product and complaint investigations.

Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or other related engineering discipline.

  • Experience: 0-2 years of industrial experience in R&D or process development, with a preference for at least 1 year product development and design experience in medical devices / products or other regulated FDA/QSR and ISO environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated hands-on technical aptitude.

  • Demonstrated accountability for successful completion of designated tasks.

  • Understanding of disciplined product development processes and quality requirements.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.

  • Team oriented. Ability to work in cross functional teams.

  • Strong fit with BD values.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to assist in executing validation is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data, interpret results, and write reports.

  • Experience using statistical tools, computer analysis and engineering fundamentals to support sound engineering judgment.

  • Experience in developing project / technical development plans.

  • Design control experience.

  • Knowledge of cGMP and GLP is a plus.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use sight, and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and office equipment. The employee frequently is required to verbally communicate with other associates. 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. BD is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce. On occasion the employee may work in a preclinical setting like an animal lab, cadaver lab or attend clinical case observations.

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

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.

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Primary Work Location

USA AZ - Tempe Headquarters

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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