BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Technology Leadership Development Program (TLDP) in New Jersey

Job Description Summary

Job Description

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, is seeking high-potential technical talent for its Technology Leadership Development Program (TLDP). The TLDP's vision is to develop future leaders of BD's R&D organization, by providing TLDP associates with broad and deep technical assignments across BD.

Program Overview

The program consists of three progressively more challenging assignments (18 months each) which span multiple businesses and geographic locations within the company, strengthening the technical depth and skills of these high-potential associates while developing their leadership skills and stretching them across multiple disciplines. A personalized and dynamic career path is sculpted for each individual TLDP, based on personal skills and interests, with the influence of senior R&D leaders. Assignments will focus on developing each participant's domain expertise, leadership abilities, and cross-functional skills, and business acumen.

Examples of first assignments include design and development of product components in drug delivery systems or high tech diagnostics devices, contributing to the development of a novel materials technology that enables invention of new medical devices and therapies, participating in the development of new technologies that enable better and faster disease diagnostics, or leading a novel concept. Second assignments are more complex technically and typically include providing supervision and work direction for a small team. In the third assignment leadership is further developed by increased team sizes while the technical complexity and impact of the roles are also increased.


  • Outstanding Ph.D. (exceptional research-based M.S. graduates will be considered) graduates with significant leadership experience and technical depth in engineering or life sciences fields, such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, biochemistry, cell biology, computer science, data science and related fields

  • Early Stage Career (less than 3 years of work experience beyond graduate degree)

  • Willingness and ability to relocate to different geographic locations for at least two out of the three assignments

In order to qualify for this position, you must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction as to duration.

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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