BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Process Engineer in Columbus, Nebraska
Job Description Summary
Responsible for the development of new technologies, procedures, and the development and the implementation of new products or new materials to meet cost and budget compliance. Ensures compliance with BD quality systems, policies, procedures and practices and all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies and procedures. Regular, punctual attendance is an essential job function. Ability to read, write and converse in English.
Project Planning– Prepares and implements an improvement plan for areas of responsibility for major projects relating to: future machine and equipment needs (related to growth and replacement), preventive maintenance needs, new product support, general and manufacturing support, and general process related improvements. The plan or proposal is to include the proposed technical approach, estimated implementation costs, estimated resource needs, and a time schedule, (Pert or Gantt Chart).
Process & Product Data– Maintains a working knowledge of new methods, equipment, product specifications, waste, costs, through put rate, and material costs. This technical data is to be used in the justifications of new equipment and cost reduction projects.
Documentation– Prepares process descriptions and manufacturing specifications as required. Thoroughly documents all equipment, machines, and tooling with accurate and clear detailed prints and maintenance instructions. Prepares or directs the preparation of, or approves, all engineering product and process specifications or changes to it. Is proficient in the ECO process and ensures regulatory compliance.
Manufacturing Support– Provides technical guidance as needed to manufacturing and hourly technical personnel during the start-up of new or changed products and processes. Uses good decision making, problem solving and trouble-shooting techniques to minimize the potential or correct ongoing manufacturing issues.
Equipment– Prepares a plan for procurement of capital equipment including obtaining of quotes, vendor investigation, budgeting, and scheduling. Prepares specifications, place orders, coordinate procurement, install equipment, debug and coordinate the start-up of a new or modified equipment from outside firms or as modified internally. Redesigns or oversees the redesign of existing equipment to incorporate improvements relating to safety, machine reliability, product quality, and/or cost reduction.
Design– Coordinate design activity with outside vendors or internal departments as necessary. If resources are unavailable, performs own design and drafting as required to implement improvements. Capable of developing and implementing complex designs, and can approve drawings in the area of expertise.
Cost Reduction– Provide concepts and supporting data for cost reduction proposals to meet the plant’s productivity objectives. Initiates cost improvement projects, manages their budget and is able to write large CB-2s.
Coordinate and control all cost, delivery and quality objectives for the design, construction and validation of assigned engineering projects to meet targeted Cost of Goods (COGs).
Establish a robust process window for all key manufacturing processes using scientific techniques along with Design for Experiments (DOE’s).
Ensure process capacity is sized properly from guidance on demand and growth projections.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Required: Associate's degree in related area.
Preferred: Bachelors' degree in related area.
Required: At least Five (5) yrs. experience in plastics engineering or related engineering.
Preferred: Seven to ten yrs. experience in business, engineering, plastics or related discipline.
Living the BD Values
We Accept Personal Responsibility
•We consider individual involvement and accountability to be both a right and a privilege and accept personal responsibility for everything that we do. We treat the company's reputation as our own and try to make wise use of our time and the company's resources. We consider individual involvement and accountability to be both a right and a privilege.
•We expect access to the tools and information necessary to participate in any decisions that will reflect on our collective or individual reputations.
We Treat Each Other With Respect
•BD associates act with respect towards each other and toward those with whom we interact. We disagree openly and honestly, and we deal with our differences professionally. Once we have made a decision, we act together in harmony.
We Always Seek To Improve
•Superior quality is the "ground floor" of our organization. Upon it we continually strive to improve by developing, manufacturing and supplying products and services superior to our competitors’ and better than the previous ones.
•We study our progress and learn from ourselves and others how to do things more effectively and efficiently. Our commitment to quality goes beyond how well we serve our customers to include the way we deal with all people. How we do things is as important to us as what we do.
We Do What Is Right
•We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in everything that we do: on behalf of our customers, our shareholders, our communities and ourselves. We are proud to work for a health care company whose products and services make a difference in people’s lives.
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. #LI-OPS
Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Columbus (West)
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.