BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Lead Operator 3 in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummaryOperates and repairs multiple pieces of complex equipment, including filling and lyophilization machines. Works on production assignments that are complex in nature. Uses independent judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve in areas on set up, operation and processes. Normally receives little instructions on routine work, general instructions on new assignments. Analyzes and evaluates charts, and follows testing and inspection procedures. Mechanical and electrical aptitude needed to control machine operations including complex equipment repairs and identifying and resolving equipment problems. Performs preventative maintenance on equipment as required. Maintains accurate records and logs in accordance with FDA, GMP, and ISO9000. Effectively works in a team setting, supporting team goals and objectives. Makes effective decisions relative to position requirements.

Job Description

Sets up and operates machine in accordance with applicable procedures. Makes machine adjustments as necessary during manufacturing to assure product quality. Makes complex mechanical repairs to equipment. Regularly performs preventative maintenance and associated SAP transactions. Maintains machinery and area in a clean and orderly manner. Assures product is produced and identified according to procedure. Meets daily production goals and works overtime as necessary to satisfy customer demand. Completes production records. Must possess ability to operate multiple pieces of equipment. Follows safety rules and regulations per company policies. Must possess the ability to train other associates in operation/repair of the equipment. Performs other duties as operation requires or as directed. The ability to operate the different machines located in Liquid Media. Relieve operators for lunch and breaks. Verify documentation during production days.

Must be able to read, write, analyze/evaluate charts, follow simple diagrams, and follow testing and inspection procedures. Must be able to maintain neat, accurate and complete records and logs and use calibration equipment. Mechanical and electrical aptitude used to control machine operations including complex equipment repair, identification of problems, and correcting of problems. Must be able to focus continuous attention to detail with operations requiring some diversification in approach to processes. Lifting/moving 1-5 lbs. over 70% of the time. Lifting/moving 5-25 lbs. 40 – 70 % of the time.


High School Diploma or Equivalent

At least 4yrs of manufacturing experience required

Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work Shift1st Shift 530am-2pm (United States of America)

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