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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Assembly Engineer in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Job Description Summary

Job Description

As a member of the BD Pharmaceutical - Advanced Drug Delivery Solutions (ADDS) business, you will have the outstanding opportunity to play a vital role in the rapid scale-up of an exciting new business platform that will be a key contributor to BD’s future growth. Our mission is to become an extraordinary, customer focused organization that will have a significant impact in improving how patients receive drugs for their chronic conditions. If you're interested in being a part of an established and capable team that develops and commercializes molding and manufacturing cells for ADDS products, read on...

Reporting to Operations, the successful candidate will provide Assembly expertise and other Engineering support for the ADDS Platform products and other platforms. Primarily supports new product introductions by working closely with R&D, manufacturing plants, and outside Vendors to implement manufacturing technologies!

Duties Include:

  • Collaborate with personnel from R&D, Quality, etc., and manages outside equipment vendors. Builds a seamless interface with R&D to ensure successful product launches.

  • Assesses new product designs, ensuring part designs can be assembled economically. Performs Design for Assembly & Scale-ability assessments (DFA).

  • Communicates, coordinates, and executes Assembly Equipment design activities and process development activities including validation.

  • Supports Design, Build, Debug, Deployment and Validation of new Automation Equipment

  • Actively participates as an extended team member in support of new product launches and continuous improvement.

  • Builds and maintains a strong network with our manufacturing partners to accomplish project objectives.

  • Able to mentor and counsel assistants and team members in the area of proper manufacturability of high volume medical products.

  • Supports creation of several Assembly specific documents/procedures.

  • Knowledge of standard Automation Technology

  • Develops project plans and executes within budget constraints. Manages assigned projects, using project management tools, providing accurate tracking.

  • Duties include the utilization of CAD

  • Makes recommendations and supports the transfer of manufacturing processes, equipment and technology across PS manufacturing plants, external supply partners, and their customers.

  • Provides technical support in the assessment and assignment of a product or product line to customer manufacturing plants.

  • Ensuring that a methodical and meticulous approach is followed in process and equipment development, including feasibility and Proof of Principal work, risk assessment and analysis, appropriate use of Six Sigma methodologies, and effective documentation.

  • Up to 20% travel required, both domestic and international.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

Education

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline is required.

Experience

Required: At least 3 years of experience running Assembly related projects and/or equipment. Incumbent’s history should cover process flow and equipment process development.

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Proven ability to make changes to part design for manufacturability. Demonstrated leadership as an Assembly Engineer lead within a multi-functional group with direct responsibility driving successful project outcomes.

  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications including Excel, MS Word, 3D Modeling and drafting software (e.g. Solidworks), Microsoft Project, and Minitab. Ability to interpret, edit and correct part drawings.

  • Solid understanding of methods and procedures used in the manufacture and quality control of medical devices

  • Highly motivated with good organizational and analytical/technical problem solving skills.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills; capable in communicating to multiple audiences, and senior management personnel.

  • New product and process development experience

  • Experience working with 3rd party vendors, suppliers, writing equipment specifications, and writing operating procedures

  • Experience in developing and executing acceptance test and validation testing protocols

  • Important to understand the DOE process and creation while demonstrating strong analytical and empirical skills.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification highly desirable

  • Previous engineering experience in an FDA (Food and Drug Administration) GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)/QSR (Quality System Regulation) environment

  • Experience in metrology, CAD , i.e. Solidworks or other CAD system is a plus

  • Experience with thermoset compression molded parts and glass forming is valuable

EEO Statement

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.

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BD and Covid-19: To ensure the safety of our associates, BD supports remote work where possible. This position is based in the listed location, but is temporarily remote-based due to Covid-19. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate reporting to work at the site if/when associates are requested to return to the workplace.

Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes

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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.

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