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Staff Engineer

Company: Becton, Dickinson and Company
Location: Sandy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Job Description Be part of something bigger! BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. About the role: BD Medical Vascular Access Devices is searching for an Associate Staff R&D Engineer to be part of a team focused on sustaining engineering activities to support the Peripheral Intravenous Catheter platform. Our Associate Staff R&D Engineers are responsible for leading, developing, and implementing updates to product designs, critical component changes for high volume, and regulatory submission readiness on disposable medical devices. Other duties include but not limited to the following: Product Design Drive design and development of product systems, subsystem, and components by understanding design space with design options and tradeoffs, managing critical parameters, using design for manufacture principles as well as geometric dimensioning and tolerancing tools.Integrate product systems and subsystems to meet business objectives by addressing customer needs and product requirements under defined cost targets.Identify the best tools and approaches to effectively solve engineering problems to develop/optimize designs by using appropriate mix of first principles / analytical, computational, and experimental methods.Ensure implementation and rigor of product development processes and design control procedures.Support evaluation and assessment of new technologies, intellectual property, products, processes, and industry trends that can or have the potential to impact our business strategies.Support current products in terms of quality, manufacturing, supply continuity and cost improvement.Lead execution of technical and/or cross-functional project work.Contribute to a culture of innovation by proactively generating novel concepts for new products and improvements to current product performance.Understand customer needs through literature review, customer interviews, direct observation, competitive analysis, prototype evaluation, and clinical/simulated use studies.Translate customer needs into engineering requirements into specific product, packaging and process specifications.Analyze design solutions using engineering first principles and advanced engineering methods such as FEAWrite detailed technical reports based on design verification analysis/testing for design changes and product design activitiesDevelop and execute test methods which specify measurement equipment, test set-up, measurement systems analysis, and data analysisDevelop realistic and actionable design plans. Leadership/Project Management Demonstrate strong accountability for successful completion of designated tasksDevelop project schedules and demonstrate strong accountability for successful completion of projects/programs and team deliverablesEnsure efficient and effective transition from research to development to high volume manufacturing in locations throughout the worldProvide project leadership to cross-functional teams comprising QA, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, and Manufacturing team membersOptimally lead and direct the work of other engineers and laboratory techniciansEnsure compliance with BD quality policies, procedures and practices as well as with all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies and procedures Organizational Development: Proactively develop, maintain & share technical knowledge in specialized area(s), remaining up-to-date on current trends and best practices.Actively lead, mentor and empower team members and junior associates, while also ensuring effective multi-functional communication and engagementDevelop and apply innovative approaches to ensure the effective collection, retention and communication of technical and project knowledge generated (tacit & implicit). Education and experience required: BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or a closely related engineering degree required)A Masters degree in engineering is strongly preferred.Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience or equivalent is required with a strong preference for at least 3 years product development and design experience in medical devices / productsEducation requirement may substitute for years of work experience as follows:Masters and 6 years of relevant work experienceMedical device design and development experience related to high-volume manufacturing is strongly preferred.Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.Sophisticated technical and business judgment.Strong communication skills.Team oriented.Strong understanding of strict product development processes, regulatory, and quality requirements. To be successful in this role: Proven track record of delivering robust products by following a disciplined design processDemonstrated ability to utilize statistical tools, computer analysis and engineering fundamentals to support sound engineering judgment. SolidWorks, Minitab, and FEA (Abaqus / Proficient) experience is preferredProject leadership and management experience, preferredStrong design control experienceExperience with developing innovative solutions to complex problemsExperience writing invention disclosures, patent applications, patents, and publicationsStrong understanding of DOE and statistical methods.Strong understanding of failure theory and modes for plastics, elastomers, and metals due to static and time-variable loading conditionsExperience with clinical studies, human physiology, and simulated product use studies.Knowledge of high-volume manufacturing and assembly processes, particularly those of plastic injection molding, metal stamping and automated assembly techniques, including solvent bonding, adhesive bonding, ultrasonic welding, and interference-fitting.Experience with manufacturing process validation including strategy development, First Article Inspection, Factory Acceptance Testing, and IQ/OQ/PQs.Knowledge of focused product development processes, regulatory and quality requirements such as 21CFR820.30 Click on Apply if this sounds like you! Why join us? A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their lifes purpose through the work that they do every day.You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates. To learn more about BD visit 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, or any other protected status.#LI-PRO Primary Work Location USA UT - Sandy Additional Locations Work Shift

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