BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Manufacturing Engineer - Extrusion Development in San Diego, California

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The staff manufacturing engineer will work under the Manufacturing Technology Innovation team to support manufacturing extrusion development for the Infusion Specialty Disposables Business. The Staff Engineer will plan, design and coordinate the implementation of manufacturing systems and related activities in any of the plants to support the ultimate objective of 100% equipment up-time and zero product defects. Lead projects and initiate cost savings opportunities.

The Staff Engineer is responsible for the extrusion process portion of the introduction of new products into production (manufacturing process design, equipment technical specification, construction follow-up, machine acceptance and process development), support of existing products (resin changes, continuous improvement) and the extrusion process technology transfer to production plants.

Responsibilities:

Accountable for extrusion process development from design through market launch to meet worldwide Infusion Specialty Disposables business objectives. Work closely with Design, R&D, Quality, Procurement and Manufacturing Plants to implement manufacturing technology.

  • Develops capital and product cost analysis; writes and submits capital appropriations; author’s machine specifications and acceptance protocols to purchase extrusion cell equipment; manages vendors in the design, development and implementation of extrusion cells.

  • Works with product design and development teams to ensure robust manufacturability of new products.

  • Develops process conditions to achieve a capable and stable process that fulfills product requirements.

  • Applies six-sigma and lean manufacturing methodologies to ensure optimization of new and existing product lines.

  • Supports manufacturing plants in cost reduction, standardization and equipment upgrade projects.

  • Participate in the evaluation and assessment of new technologies, new materials, intellectual property, products, processes and industry trends that can or have the potential to impact our global business.

  • Work with the extrusion experts within BD to drive safety programs, best practices and cost savings.

  • Identify best-in-class industry extrusion and downstream equipment and work with vendors and plants to develop partners and establish relationships.

  • Ensure efficient and effective transition from technology development to product development to high volume manufacturing in locations throughout the world.

  • Initiate cost savings opportunities.

  • Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.

  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and knowledge (upward and downward) to other individuals and teams - both in writing and verbally.

Deliverables:

  • Completion of Individual Impact Goals (IIGs).

  • Delivery of new equipment and process development on time.

  • Delivery of new equipment on budget.

  • Adherence to GPDS guidelines for new products.

Education and experience requirements:

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.

Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

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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