BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) R&D Engineer in Tempe, Arizona

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Becton, Dickinson Interventional (BDI) 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 65,000 people across 50 countries around the world. Founded more than 100 years ago, BDI pioneered many devices that are cornerstones of modern healthcare. BD - PI is the vascular division within BDI and focusses on interventional products for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), end stage renal disease (ESRD), and Cancer. 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, respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded.

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

  • Initiates new or revised documentation and tracks through appropriate approval cycles and implementation.

  • Maintains a professional working relationship with internal and external customer and support staff.

  • Participates and/or leads cross-functional teams.

  • Provides technical support on components, material methods, systems and equipment.

  • Develops physical and functional test requirements to ensure specifications and regulations are met.

  • Writes, reviews and approves protocols, reports and data.

  • Conducts testing outlined in protocols and test methods.

  • Executes validation studies on equipment and processes.

  • Conducts complaints investigations.

  • Understands and follows company procedures on regulatory requirements.

  • Participates in and provides input to training on department and division procedures, and policies.

  • Prepares and submits for approval requests for project funding. Participates in project planning, budgeting, scheduling and tracking.

  • Plans and coordinates engineering test builds.

  • Analyzes problems in design, process and test development.

  • Prepares and presents oral and written project updates and technical discussions.

  • Develops and implements procedures to provide easy to follow instructions.

  • Contribute to the Development and design of products and processes, performs tests, generates technical documents and analyzes problems under the general guidance of a supervisor, project leader, or senior professional.

  • Makes decisions that require choosing between limited options to address and solve moderately complex technical problems.

  • Sound knowledge of the product development process, engineering principles and concepts.

  • Ability to make and present engineering decisions.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Basic engineering cost analysis

  • Basic tooling and design and drafting knowledge

  • Analyze and optimize existing process and ability to create new processes

  • Create, analyze and optimize manufacturing and quality systems

  • Basic product, design & prototyping

  • Material science

  • Bioengineering principles

  • Ability to create and provide training

  • Basic Comparative statistics

  • Software application skills

  • Problem solving ability

  • Ability to create, review and coordinate test protocols and reports

  • Ability to generate engineering proposals

  • Oral and written presentation skills

  • Ability to work in cross functional teams

  • Understanding of regulatory environment

  • Understanding of Design/Development process

  • Understanding of External Standards, Design controls, and Quality controls

  • Ability to generate engineering proposals

  • Advanced product, design, & prototyping

  • Ability to develop and foster vendor relationships

  • Bachelors degree in a technical field (Engineering); MS Degree in Engineering

  • 2+ yrs for Bachelors in medical device or related industry; Minimum of 1 yr for Masters

Primary Work LocationUSA AZ - Tempe BPV Building 3

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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