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

Job ID: 2018-11863

Career Level: management

Relocation: TBD

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:

This position is responsible for the coordination of department and division activities during the product development process and management of assigned departmental personnel.

Essential job Functions:

  1. Performs supervisory responsibilities for direct reports, including but not limited to, performance reviews, recommending salaries and promotions, training, interviewing and hiring decisions and disciplinary actions.

  2. Identifies development needs and potentials of employees, and provides or recommends project assignments and training to increase expertise to meet current or future division needs.

  3. Provides technical support and feedback for direct reports.

  4. Participates as team leader or as an active member of the team to meet company objectives and ensure department responsibilities are completed.

  5. Coordinates with team members, internal and external suppliers and outside professionals to ensure project output meet users’ needs as well as applicable regulatory requirements.

  6. Actively participates in training and providing input to training of employees on division procedures and policies.

  7. Reviews and analyzes costs in order to identify and implement cost improvements.

  8. Creates, tracks and meets project schedules, plans and budgets.

  9. Provides input, feedback and maintenance for department and division procedures and policies.

  10. Assesses priorities and makes assignments to direct reports to ensure project and company priorities are met.

  11. Coordinates and/or directs all aspects of product development activity related to a product line.

  12. Coordinates product development activities of R&D/Product Development teams, including integration of RA, QA/QE, ME, Operations, Marketing, Sales and Packaging Engineering for a product line.

  13. Complies with company procedures and policies, government regulations.

Basic Qualifications:

1. Ability to concurrently handle a variety of projects and coordinate the efforts of direct reports and cross-functional teams. 2. Ability to work with in-house and outside support groups. 3. Ability to independently work with outside medical and technical professionals. 4. Strong skills in communicating with all levels of technical and operating management. 5. Demonstrated positive communication and human relation skills. 6. Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment as leader or member of a cross-functional team, as well as ability to independently function in the technical and supervisory capacities. 7. Good skills in project management. 8. Strong ability to analyze and use technical data and resources. 9. Ability to specify requirements for products, product components and assemblies, tooling and fixtures.

Education and/or Experience:

  1. Minimum of Bachelors degree in a technical field and minimum of seven (7) years experience.

  2. A minimum of two years experience in a supervisory capacity.

  3. Demonstrated knowledge of development, manufacturing and quality systems requirements for medical devices required.

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 a open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. Bard Peripheral Vascular is 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