BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Instrument Maker, Changing Lives for the Better in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Description SummaryIf you are looking for one of those ordinary positions, this is not the one for you. We, at Becton Dickinson are changing lives for the better, and we are looking for talented, driven individuals to join this caring, collaborative team that wants to make a difference in the health and welfare of people around the world.

Becton Dickinson is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver better lives for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your job is more than just a statement, it IS the job!

This is what we call Working Right to create a healthier, happier world.

Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience. This is an exciting opportunity for an Instrument Maker located in St. Louis, MO.

Job Description

We are looking for talented individuals that are skilled in brazing, welding, sandblasting, grinding, polishing, buffing, bending, filing, shaping, finishing assembly and final fit of various tools used to manufacture surgical instruments. The individuals who join our team will also need to know how to calibrate these instruments to reach specified tolerances utilizing belts, wheels, hand tools, gauges, machines and other equipment.

The position also requires that all employees operate within plant safety and shop rules and maintain good housekeeping practices in the work area and plant.

As your skill level increases, there is opportunity to grow as the complexity of the operations levels increase.


  • HS Diploma or GED

  • Prefer 1-2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment preferably in assembly and manufacture with some measurement experience.

  • Ability to read blueprint is highly desirable.


  • Health

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401K

  • Health Saving Plan

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Pension Plan Program

  • Plus more

Primary Work Location

USA MO - St Louis

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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