BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Climber Engineer in Covington, Georgia

Job ID: 2018-12218

Career Level: entry level

Division: Urology & Critical Care

Relocation: No

Location: Covington,Georgia,United States


The Climber program is designed to develop the next level of technical leaders for the Urology & Critical Care (UCC) business unit. This two and a half year program provides exposure to multiple functions and product lines in the business including Quality Assurance, Research and Development, Manufacturing, Marketing and Regulatory Affairs. The Climber Engineer is expected to learn the business and be a contributing member on assigned projects. Upon completion of the program, Climber Engineers will have the tools necessary to be vital contributors to the success of UCC.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities:

The Climber Engineer performs various product development functions and associated support tasks in developing knowledge and experience in key areas of the medical devices industry. This includes working to support projects as well as other duties in support of the Quality System, Design Control System, Document Control, Manufacturing, and the R&D/Product Development departments. •Five 6 month rotations : –Rotation 1: Quality –Rotation 2: R&D –Rotation 3: Manufacturing –Rotation 4: Regulatory –Rotation 5: Marketing

Essential job Functions:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES mayinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Research & Development Rotation

  • Perform, organize, plan and document research activities leading to new or improved products with urological and surgical applications.

  • Performs tests and experiments in accordance with the requirements of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).

Quality Rotation

  • Creates and reviews Test Methods

  • Creates/reviews Protocols, Process and Product Validations, Stability Protocols

  • Creates and reviews documents required for Design History File.

Manufacturing Rotation

  • Develops, updates, and implements plant PSM procedures. Maintains and coordinates all process safety related information for the plant.

  • Identifies, determines, and implements engineering technical practices, standards, and process industry practices for all plant processes.

Marketing Rotation

  • Analyze sales results and perform appropriate research to understand product segment potential – understand market segment potential, trends, and needs

  • Monitor competitive activity and develop competitive rebuttals

  • Perform VOC of lines extensions and new products

Regulatory Affairs Rotation

  • Provide regulatory support of product project teams (e.g., developing regulatory strategies, timeline development, and reviewing submission related documents)

  • Prepare worldwide submissions, as required.

  • Provide review of product labeling for worldwide regulatory compliance.


  • Provides support for Project Teams or Franchise Teams as required.

  • Ensures compliance to Department and Division procedures.

  • Represents the Corporation, Division and Department in a professional manner.

  • Travels as required by the above duties and responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications:

•Demonstrated leadership skills •Experience working in a team environment •Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn •Geographic flexibility •Understands basic applied statistics •Understands Basic Fundamentals of Engineering Principles •Ability to effectively manage time •Strong communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) •Ability to handle multiple task assignments.

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:

  • College level mathematical skills.

  • Basic applied statistics.

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