BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Advanced Manufacturing Engineer II in Warwick, Rhode Island

Job ID: 2018-11712

Career Level: experienced

Relocation: Yes

Location: Warwick,Rhode Island,United States


BD Interventional’s Surgery worldwide business unit, located in Rhode Island, is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies. For the past 40 years, we have stood out as the market leader in providing solutions in soft tissue reconstruction including products for hernia repair, specialized surgical procedures, fixation and biologic implants. In addition to this extensive suite of products, our BioSurgery business is delivering a growing line of enhanced sealants and hemostatic products to complement surgical techniques across, thoracic, cardiovascular and other surgical specialties.

Our company has a strong tradition of developing our employees to learn, grow and excel. We are continually building our team with qualified, team oriented individuals to enhance the success of our company.

The Surgery business unit is situated in a central location, surrounded by a scenic coastline with easy access to T.F. Green Airport, AMTRAK Train Stations and Route 95, a major highway connecting to Providence, Connecticut, Boston and New York City within a short amount of time.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:

The Advanced Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for detailed project management, engineering support and direction for manufacturing activities to support the development and commercialization of new products and line extensions.

Essential job Functions:

  • Support new product team design activities including:
  1. Provide concept development and ProductPerformance Specification (PPS) input

  2. Develop project plans and schedules

  3. Leading design reviews and assessing design for manufacturability

  • Plan, coordinate and manage all manufacturing activities associated with commercialization and launch of new products including:
  1. Concept and development of all methods and processes

  2. Coordination of all development and manufacturing of new tooling and equipment

  3. Coordination and support of all new vendor tooling and molds

  4. Development and release of all product and process documentation including Process Specifications, Process Controls and PFMEAs

  5. Planning, ordering and management of component inventory

  6. Performing process characterization of all new operations and processes using design of experiments (DOE)

  7. Developing, executing, analyzing and writing reports for validation protocols

  8. Developing new product cost estimates

  9. Preparation of capital equipment requisitions (AFE)

  10. Evaluation and recommendation of new materials

  • Plan, coordinate and manage all activities to transfer new products from design to manufacturing including:
  1. Development and management of a transition plan and team

  2. Documentation, methods and labor standards review

  3. Component inventory transition plan

  4. Facility selection, coordination & preparation

  5. Equipment moves and installation

  6. IQ, OQ, PQ protocol development and execution

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering required (mechanical, chemical, biomedical or equivalent)

  • AME II – BS degree with minimum 3 years experience or MS degree with minimum 2 years experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency with tooling and design, machinery, assembly fixtures, equipment and tooling procurement and design

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to conceptualize ideas, motivate and focus individuals and teams and drive projects through completion on time and on budget

  • Ability to travel up to 30%

  • Understanding and ability to execute DOEs, process validations and process characterizations

  • Understanding of GMPs and medical device regulations as they apply to manufacturing

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