BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Statistician in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Provide statistical support for clinical trials and R&D as needed. The projects may be of standard scope and complexity.

Consult with clinical and project teams, plan and analyze clinical and non-clinical studies. Program, document, and validate software code to execute data handling tasks, perform data analysis, and produce data visualization results. Present analyses and interpretations to internal customers. Establish and maintain sound working relationships with other functional groups.

Duties:

  • Consult with clinical and project teams, plan and analyze clinical or non-clinical studies; use statistical knowledge to address business questions.

  • Program, document, and validate software code to execute data handling tasks, perform standard data analysis, and produce data visualization results.

  • Provide statistics deliverables for projects to meet schedules and goals for multiple businesses and platforms. Develop/revise work plans independently with occasional consultation with manager.

  • Review and/or prepare formal written reports/documents for distribution within and outside the department.

  • Identify and work to implement process improvement initiatives.

  • Keep abreast of new statistical developments and regulatory guidance; survey related fields for techniques that could be adapted to BD’s needs.

  • Work with senior level statistical staff to provide information for interactions with regulatory and other agencies. May make presentations or contribute to publications for industry-related conference and journals.

  • May assist in delivering training needs for non-statistical professionals.

  • Establish and maintain sound working relationships with other functional groups.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Demonstrated competence in the application of statistical techniques used in product development and clinical trials.

  • Ability to program, document, and validate statistical software code in at least one statistical programming language, such as R or SAS, is required. Knowledge and experience working in a reproducible research environment is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of applicable regulations and the ability to apply without supervision is preferred.

  • Ability to identify process improvement opportunities in the Statistics function and work to implement them is required.

  • Ability to assist in delivering training needs for non-statistical professionals is preferred.

  • Demonstrated capability of working on multiple projects at one time is required.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills are required. Specifically, cross functional collaboration, listening and negotiation skills are critical.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree required in Statistics, Biostatistics, or related field (math, physics, computer programming). Coursework in physical, biological, or social sciences is a preferred.

  • 1+ years of experience in a regulated industry with device and/or healthcare industry is preferred with Master’s degree

  • Experience providing statistical consulting for non-statisticians is preferred.

Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes

Additional LocationsUSA MD - Baltimore

Work Shift

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