BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. R&D Engineer in Tempe, Arizona
This position designs, develops and implements new products, processes, test methods and equipment. This position is responsible for conducting engineering studies for process improvements and validations.
This position is part of the R&D Product Engineering Team whose responsibility is to support the Needle In-sourcing project timeline.
Initiates new or revised documentation and tracks through appropriate approval cycles and implementation.
Maintains a professional working relationship with internal and external customers 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 and approves protocols, reports and data.
Oversees testing outlined in protocols and test methods.
Coordinates/develops validation studies on equipment and processes.
Conducts complaints investigations.
Understands and follows company procedures and regulatory requirements.
Participates in and provides input to training on department and division procedures, and policies.
Plans and coordinates engineering test builds.
Analyzes problems in design, process and test development. Recommends solutions.
Prepares and presents oral and written project updates and technical discussions.
Develops and implements procedures to provide easy-to-follow instructions.
Prepares and submits for approval requests for project funding. Participates in project planning, budgeting, scheduling and tracking.
Ability to make and present engineering decisions.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Specific specialized engineering skills such as:
Create and critique 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
Ability to train, create and critique training
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 lead cross functional teams
Understanding of regulatory environment
Demonstrated ability to create and execute project plans
Demonstrated supervisory skills
Ability to create and control a budget.
2-5 years (Master’s degree plus zero to three years) of engineering experience within the medical device or equivalent industry. Supervisory experience and Master’s Degree preferred.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and office equipment. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.
BDPI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be in an open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
Career Level: experienced
Relocation Available?: No
External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.
External Company URL: www.crbard.com
Street: 1625 West 3rd Street
C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) 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 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.
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 and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.
Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.