BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Engineer II in Queensbury, New York

Bard (NYSE:BCR) is a $3B high-quality developer and manufacturer of life-saving medical devices. Product families include balloons used to relieve blocked veins and arteries, ports used to deliver chemo-therapy treatment, filters that prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and heart, urological catheters, and guidewires necessary for almost every medical device procedure. The Corporation has 26 locations and 13,000 employees world-wide.

(For more about the Corporation, please explore our website at www.crbard.com )

The Glens Falls Operation is known as Bard’s Technology Center and is Bard’s largest domestic manufacturing facility employing approximately 700 in a three shift operation. The Glens Falls Operation manufactures over 20 different product lines serving all Bard Divisions

Experienced engineering resource to improve the competitiveness of the organization in a performance based team environment. Simultaneously complete multiple projects by utilizing team leader and project management skills to lead multidisciplinary teams.

  • Support facility’s Quality System and tactical plans

  • Design, develop, qualify, and validate manufacturing processes and tooling/equipment

  • Drive continuous improvement, improved safety and cost reductions

  • Participate in cross functional project teams and execute individual project tasks

  • Perform mechanical/electrical testing and gauge R&R studies.

  • Statistically analyze data (eg: process capability, Design of Experiments)

  • Trouble-shoot processes, equipment and quality systems and develop/implement corrective and preventive actions.

  • Exercise independent judgment to perform job responsibilities, including taking the lead in managing projects.

  • Provide sound engineering judgment and decisions.

  • Knowledgeable on materials for GFO product designs in areas of responsibility

  • Qualify and validate new material and suppliers.

  • Effectively train manufacturing employees on specifications and processes.

  • Author CRs, protocols, technical reports and AFEs.

  • Technical interface with manufacturing teams.

  • Lead small cross functional project teams

  • Organize and effectively lead meetings.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

  • Experience with or exposure to process and quality improvement tools and projects.

  • Able to perform root cause analysis using quality tools (Fishbone diagram, six sigma, etc.).

  • Understanding of capital expenditures (AFEs).

  • Excellent Business and technical writing skills.

  • Ability to translate technical documents to manufacturing operators.

  • Ability to be flexible and deal with changing priorities.

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills across all levels of the organization, both internal and external.

  • Demonstrates leadership potential.

  • Take initiative in learning new technologies and materials.

  • Ability to solve problems and conflicts, work well with others and demonstrate team work.

  • Demonstrates a solid work ethic and positive demeanor/attitude

  • Able to travel as needed.

  • Experience in a regulated environment.

  • Customer focus, innovative, results oriented.

  • B.S. Degree in engineering, scientific or technical discipline.

  • Minimum of three years engineering experience in a lean manufacturing environment.

  • Minimum of one year engineering experience working in automated manufacturing environment

  • Intermediate proficiency of 6-sigma/statistical analysis

Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of prolonged standing, sitting at files or work tables or bending, stooping or reaching and/or occasional lifting of light items (i.e. up to 30 lbs). May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.

Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.). OR occasional exposure to minor injury or other health hazard requiring some precaution

Bard is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for all openings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For verification of information in the job listings, please contact (518) 793-2531.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Industry Standard/Category: Manufacturing

ID: 2018-11664

Career Level: experienced

Relocation Available?: No

External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.

Street: 289 Bay Road

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.