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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) R&D Technician II in Tempe, Arizona

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Job Description

Primary focus of this position is to assist the R&D engineer in developing, optimizing and validating drug-coating processes of a medical device. The incumbent will perform tests, collect data, record results and analyze data; build parts for engineering evaluation, pre-clinical and clinical studies, and commercial sales; assist engineer for preparation of work instructions and standard operating procedures; assist engineer in executing validation; support equipment development; support other activities from R&D, Quality, Operations and Regulatory Affairs.

Responsibilities:

  • With minimal supervision, perform tests by following instructions from development engineer; collect data and record test results; analyze test data when it is necessary.

  • Maintain accurate data and organize and present data in a reportable format.

  • Prepare coating solutions, set-up equipment and perform coating and assembly tests.

  • Coordinate product builds and build parts for engineering evaluation, pre-clinical and clinical studies, and commercial sales.

  • Assist development engineer in preparation of work instructions and test methods.

  • Perform equipment calibration and preventative maintenance.

  • Conduct process development activities with minimal supervision to determine key process inputs and output, and establish relationship between inputs and outputs.

  • Provide process/test method training to manufacturing/QA personnel.

  • Prepare test data.Assist engineer in analyzing data.

  • Assist in new process equipment development; develop specifications, work instructions, preventive maintenance, and calibration procedures.

  • Assist in system assurance including documentation, testing and inspection, product and process development, and non-conforming product investigations.Assist in the support of Manufacturing, R&D and Regulatory to ensure systems are in compliance with all internal and external guidelines.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma with a minimumof4 years of industry experience in R&D or process development, or AssociatesDegree in science, math or engineering with2years related experience preferably in medical device or other regulated FDA/QSR and ISO environment.

  • Ability to follow instructions, collect data and record test results.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in drug coating, active pharmaceutical ingredient handling, and working in controlled environment.

  • Experience in process validation (IQ, OQ and PQ); ability to assist in executing validation.

  • Knowledge of basic statistics and knowledge of GMP and GLP are preferred.

  • Basic computer skills (MS Windows, MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

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 an open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.

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 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 AZ - Tempe BPV Building 2

Additional LocationsUSA AZ - Tempe Headquarters

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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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