BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Design group Leader in Le Pont, France

Job Description Summary

R&D Senior Engineer Capability Leader

Job Description

I. General Function

  • Manage Design team for all shared capabilities supporting Pharmaceutical Systems R&D with objective to serve current and future product platform needs on CAD, Stack up tolerance analysis, FEA, rapid prototyping, lab tool/fixture design, concept search & industrial design.

  • Select, develop and organize staff for efficient contribution to PFS & Safety/SAIS Product Platforms, innovation included.

  • Drive related capability network (internal, BDT, COE, HCL, outside vendors) to maximize Design team impact on Pharm Systems R&D strategic imperatives (Product Development excellence, Innovation, R&D Productivity).

  • Provides technical coaching to ensure appropriate tools, processes & best practices are applied.

  • Proposes potential inventions and inform BD in accordance with BD Intellectual Property process (IPRB)

  • Ensures compliance to BD quality policies, procedures and practices through appropriate communication, training and education to quality management principles.

II. Responsibilities

  • Design team:

  • Accountable for timely delivery, technical excellence and process effectiveness of related capabilities supporting R&D product development and legacy product sustenance activities.

  • Provide deep design capabilities expertise (CAD, stack up, FEA) to SMEs to support innovation and technical excellence on new product development and legacy product engineering.

  • Operationally drive HCL outsourced design capabilities, Stride included.

  • People and organization development

  • Recruit high-profile people and manage long-term development path to retain them.

  • Develop and coach associates, contractors included, for great contribution to the organization. Conduct annual performance management planning activities for all associates.

  • Participate in Human Resources planning activities. Contribute to leverage organization leadership skills within R&D staff.

  • Challenge cost-effectiveness of current model and issue long term recommendation.

  • Implement organization and its related network (BDX, HCL, Outside vendors) to ensure effectiveness of service to R&D team

  • Support to BDM-PS R&D strategic imperatives

  • Stimulate technical excellence in his team related to Design capabilities.

  • Drive Pharm Systems R&D CAD management and Stack up tolerance analysis “best in class” practices

  • Actively participate to HCL collaboration and other BDX synergy initiatives.

  • Drive and optimize outsourced vendor network supporting Pharm Systems on CAE capabilities.

Scope and Impact

  • Decisions have an impact on work processes and outcomes. Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments normally result in serious delays and considerable expenditure or additional time, human resources and funds.

  • Receive assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.

  • Frequently interacts with BDM-PS managers and functional peer group managers. Often must lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team.

Primary Work Location

FRA Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex

Additional Locations

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.