BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) R&D Engineer III Product Engineering in Vernon Hills, Illinois
Job Description Summary
Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:
This position designs, develops, implements, and sustains new products, processes, test methods and equipment. The primary focus of this position is process development and design for manufacturability for new product development projects. Secondarily, this position sustains existing products. This position is responsible for conducting engineering studies for process improvements and validations.
Essential Job Functions:
Participates in and/or leads cross-functional teams.
Develops physical and functional test requirements to ensure specifications and regulations are met. Writes and approves protocols, reports and data analyses.
Coordinates/develops design of experiments and validation studies on equipment and processes.
Plans and coordinates engineering test builds.
Oversees testing outlined in protocols and test methods.
Analyzes problems in design, process and test method development. Recommends solutions.
Provides technical support on components, material methods, systems, and equipment.
Conducts complaint and failure investigations utilizing root cause methodologies.
Prepares and submits for approval requests for project funding. Participates in project planning, budgeting, scheduling and tracking.
Prepares and presents oral and written project updates and technical discussions.
Develops and implements procedures to provide easy-to-follow instructions.
Initiates new or revised documentation and tracks through appropriate approval cycles and implementation.
Maintains a professional working relationship with internal and external customers and support staff.
Understands and follows company procedures and regulatory requirements.
Participates in and provides input to training on department and division procedures, and policies.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelors degree in engineering with a minimum of five (5) years experience within the medical device industry or a Master’s degree with a minimum of three (3) years of engineering experience within the medical device or regulated industry experience
Understanding of regulatory environment
demonstrated ability to create and execute project plans
3-5 years experience in Process validation
Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:
Strong interpersonal skills.
Specific specialized engineering skills such as:
Create and critique engineering cost analysis
Basic tooling, design, and drafting knowledge
Analyze and optimize existing processes and ability to create new processes
Create, analyze and optimize manufacturing and quality systems
Basic product, design & prototyping
Biodesign / engineering principles
Software application skills
Oral and written presentation skills
Ability to lead cross functional teams
Ability to train, create and critique training
Demonstrated ability to create and execute project plans
Demonstrated supervisory skills
Ability to create and control a budget.
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.
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 affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.
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 EqualOpportunity/AffirmativeAction 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 LocationUSA IL - Vernon Hills
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.