BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Manufacturing Associate Engineer in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummaryThe Manufacturing Associate Engineer will be responsible for supporting projects related to BD’s Women’s Health and Cancer, Molecular, and Micro Diagnostic devices.

Job Description


  • Responsible for the support of the production lines within the Instrument manufacturing plant.

  • Development of Manufacturing process documentation.This includes utilization of SolidWorks and Composer CAD packages to generate comprehensive, clear, and concise manufacturing instructions used in the assembly of medical instruments.

  • Detailed design work of subsystems and components of instrumentation, using a 3D CAD in accordance with department procedures, to fulfill engineering requirements. Apply fabrication process knowledge to ensure manufacturability of the subsystem and components.

  • Generate engineering drawings and specifications to BD standards, including ASME Y14.5M-1994 (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

  • Participation in the design and development efforts of the mechanical engineering team on multi-disciplinary projects to produce technically sound medical instrumentation. Follow established development processes to meet project schedule milestones.

  • Troubleshooting assembly and/or general manufacturing issues on the production lines. This includes, dispositioning discrepant material / assemblies, rework evaluation and implementation, deviation waiver generation, and corrective and preventative action efforts.

  • Generating Engineering Change Orders to update part specification in accordance with manufacturing requirements

  • Participation in Lean initiatives to drive plant efficiency and reduce product cost

  • Design and implementation of manufacturing tools to assist in the assembly of products

  • Conform to the requirements of ISO 9001 (International Organization for Standardization) and cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) standards for the design and development of medical devices.


  • Associates degree required in Manufacturing Engineering or related engineering field

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience working in a mechanical engineering role

  • Fluent in the understanding & application of Geometric Tolerancing

  • Technical Writing skills as applied to manufacturing documentation and process development

  • Experienced in the creation and revision of technical documentation.

Additional and Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with Process capability a plus

  • Familiar with general UL, CSA, CE, and RoHS requirements.

  • Solid Modeling and drafting experience using SolidWorks & Mechanical Desktop preferred

  • 2D AutoCAD experience a plus

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including machining, sheet metal, injection molding, welding, forging, casting, stamping, etc

  • Troubleshooting skills relating to electro-mechanical assemblies

Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work Shift1st Shift 8am-430pm (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