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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Technical Associate - VMS in Sumter, South Carolina

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Job Description

About Becton Dickinson (BD):

One of the most highly respected Medical Technology Companies in the world, Becton Dickinson has been leading healthcare safety and technologies for more than a century. We are over 64,000 associates strong and growing!

At BD Becton, Dickinson & Co., you are one person making one big difference. You are a key member of a team that is a relevant part of a leading, purposeful company committed to advancing the world of health. No matter what role you play, you can be confident that you are improving lives, all over the world. And as you progress with us, your impact will only grow.

Technical Associate

Set-up, operate, optimize, changeover/seek, and maintain assigned departmental production equipment. Responsible for meeting/exceeding production standards, maintaining product quality, minimizing/preventing equipment downtime, and sustaining budgeted waste levels daily. A phenomenal worker is able to function in a team environment!

Essential functions
  • Has detailed operational knowledge of the equipment to the point that he/she can operate within specified limits/quantity limits.

  • Sets up and debugs equipment listed in specifications, plant policies, and Department Procedures. Deviations from these specifications must be cleared with the supervisor or Engineering

  • Maintains equipment in working order to produce product within specified quality and quantity limits; adjusting, troubleshooting, cleaning and repairing as vital.

  • Is responsible for maintaining equipment logs for each piece of equipment, recording pertinent information about downtime and maintenance problems. MUST HAVE clear and legible handwriting.

  • Repairs equipment within his/her capability and reports major problems to supervisor. Assists Manufacturing Technician, Engineering and Maintenance Department in major repairs.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on the equipment as specified in the plant preventative maintenance (PM) program or as needed for efficient operation.

  • Requires knowledge of basic pneumatics, electrical, electronic, and hydraulics and knowledge of accurate use of tools, proper troubleshooting and set up procedures.

  • Starts up equipment and ensures accurate functioning of machines and control panel. Monitors / replenishes component inventories and ensures all safety guards are in position and functional.

  • Checks and cleans part tracks to ensure free travel of all component parts.

  • Continually supervises in-process quality, addressing issues as needed to prevent product holds. Performs and documents all required Q.C. checks. Runs all required process challenges.

  • Observes all safety and environmental procedures and Quality System Requirements (QSR).

  • Supports upstream and downstream operations. Performs rework as required.

Basic qualifications
  • High school diploma/GED required

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

Primary Work LocationUSA SC - Sumter

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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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