BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Electro-Mechanical Technician - D Shift in Columbus, Nebraska

Job Description SummaryPerforms mechanical, pneumatic and electrical maintenance (including preventive) repairs, adjustments, inspection and monitoring of production and/or facilities related equipment and machinery. Uses independent judgment to analyze, troubleshoot and repair complex equipment and machinery. Works independently with minimal supervision. Prioritizes own work schedule. Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, technical manuals, diagrams, and equipment specifications. Will provide guidance and/or delegate workflow to less experience technicians/off shift technicians. Will be responsible for preventive maintenance scheduling. Effectively works in a team setting, supporting team goals and objectives. Make effectively decisions relative to position requirements. Leads installation and removal of equipment, inspects work of other less experienced technicians, and leads performance of required corrective maintenance.

Job Description


  • Must be able to communicate (verbal and written) to external contractors and vendors.

  • Using mechanical, pneumatic and electrical skills, must analyze, troubleshoot and repair complex equipment and machinery.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, blueprints, diagrams and equipment specifications is required.

  • Understanding and use of trades mathematics, calibration techniques, and precision measuring instruments essential.

  • Must maintain constant mental and visual attention performing moderately complex work requiring close limits of accuracy and tolerances.

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, moving of equipment and machinery up to 60 lbs., frequently is required.

  • Must be able to work in awkward and difficult positions when required.

  • High school or vocational school diploma and minimum of five years related trades training or equivalent work experience in maintenance and equipment repair is required.

  • Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and basic use of a Windows environment is required.

  • Basic proficiency with SAP, Excel, and Microsoft Office Access programs is required.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalentanda minimum of 2 years mechanical experience in industrial/manufacturing environment. EMT Degree preferred

  • Completed coursework in following subjects required (relevant experience may be substituted for individual courses): Schematics, Basic Principles of Mechanics, Introduction to Industrial Technology, Basic Thermoplastic Injection Molding, and Advanced Thermoplastic Injection Molding.

  • Requires following WorkKeys™ scores prior to employment start: Applied Math-4; Applied Technology-4; Locating Information-5; Observation-4; Reading for Information-5; Teamwork-4.

  • Requires general knowledge of plastic materials and processes; general knowledge of mold design and operation; good knowledge of injection molding processes; understanding of hydraulic circuits as applied to injection molding machines; and knowledge of auxiliary equipment involved in injection molding.

  • Must have strong mechanical skills along with initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Must be proficient in use of computers to generate product tickets and make data entries.

  • Experience with SAP preferred.

Experience with high volume, high speed, high cavitation, and medical device molding preferred

Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Columbus (West)

Additional Locations

Work Shift12 Hour day Shift 5pm-530am (United States of America)

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