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Associate Engineer - Extrusion

Company: Becton, Dickinson and Company
Location: Sandy
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryPlan and execute extrusion process development activities in support of new product development projects through manufacturing scale-up. Plan and execute extrusion process validations for new product development and technology teams. Execute projects to improve productivity and quality, reduce customer complaints, reduce scrap, and optimize processes in extrusion operations. The extrusion engineer will be part of the Manufacturing Technology Innovation (MTI) network.Job DescriptionBe 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.GENERAL FUNCTIONPlan and execute extrusion process development activities in support of new product development projects through manufacturing scale-up. Plan and execute extrusion process validations for new product development and technology teams. Execute projects to improve productivity and quality, reduce customer complaints, reduce scrap, and optimize processes in extrusion operations. The extrusion engineer will be part of the Manufacturing Technology Innovation (MTI) network team!RESPONSIBILITIESPlan and execute extrusion development activities for new product development or process improvement projects as directed by Manager. Utilize CAD and extrusion simulation techniques, state-of-the art productivity tools along with in-process monitoring instrumentation.Ensure designs can be extruded economically through application of Design for Manufacturability (DFM) principles.Develop sufficient polymer knowledge to understand formula modifications and their prospective impact on the end product.Interface with personnel from R, Extrusion, Quality, Assembly, Manufacturing Technology Innovation (MTI) groups.Coordinate and carry out qualification and validation activities for new products/processes, changes, and transfers as required.Focus on specific technical projects in R, VAD, extrusion, or other engineering disciplines assigned by Manager.Coordinate and communicate assigned projects with the appropriate personnel and departments.Assist with cost saving opportunities, perform CIP projects, and quality fix projects as assigned by Manager.In own field of scientific/engineering competence, develop up-to-date familiarity with developments through attendance at professional meetings, literature and consultations.Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.Other duties as assigned.COMPETENCIES Drive for Results Can be counted on to achieve goals successfullyIs constantly and consistently a performer who adds valueVery bottom-line orientedSteadfastly pushes self and others for resultsCustomer Focus Is dedicated to establishing and meeting the needs and expectations of internal and external customersEstablishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respectInfluencing Others Establishes foundation of credibility based on integrity and past performanceGives compelling reasons for ideas and recommendationsIs attentive to the different ways that others are persuadedGains acceptance by understanding the viewpoints of others and seeking win/win solutionsContinuous and Versatile Learning Has the job, functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishmentQuickly learns new skills and knowledgeLearns quickly when facing new problems; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasksAnalyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; learns from feedback/coachingProcess Effectiveness Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things doneKnows how to organize people and activitiesUnderstands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flowCan simplify complex processes; get more out of fewer resourcesDealing with Ambiguity Can effectively cope with changeCan decide and act appropriately without having the total pictureCan comfortably handle risk and uncertaintyInnovationHas good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will workCan facilitate effective brainstormingSUPERVISIONDirect Workload PurposeWill report to and receive direction from MTI Engineering ManagerMTI Engineering ManagerDELIVERABLESAssist with extrusion development projects resulting in extrusion strategies that meet manufacturability requirements for the application, along with successful technology transfer to Sandy or other extrusion operations.Learn and grow technical and hands-on skills in extrusion.Completion of Individual Impact Goals (IIGs).EXPERIENCEMinimum Education: B.S. Degree in an engineering field. Plastics Engineering, Polymer Science, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering degree preferred.Associates Degree plus 4 yrs experience in a technical field.Extruder operation, tool design, process development experience also preferred.Minimum Experience:Experience with extrusion or molding analysis software, Solid Works, Visio, Microsoft Office, MS Outlook, and MS Project preferred.Living the BD ValuesWe Accept Personal Responsibility We consider individual involvement and accountability to be both a right and a privilege.We accept personal responsibility for everything we do.We treat the company's reputation as our own and try to make wise use of our time and the company's resources.We expect access to the tools and information necessary to participate in any decisions that will reflect on our collective or individual reputations.We Treat Each Other With Respect We act with respect toward each other and toward those with whom we interact.We disagree openly and honestly, and deal with our differences professionally. Once we have made a decision, we act together in harmony.We Always Seek To Improve Superior quality is the "ground floor" of our organization. Upon it we continually strive to improve by developing, manufacturing and supplying products and services superior to our competitors' and better than the previous one.We study our progress and learn from ourselves and others how to do things more effectively and efficiently.Our commitment to quality goes beyond how well we serve our customers to include the way we deal with all people.How we do things is as important to us as what we do.We Do What Is Right We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in everything that we do: on behalf of our customers, our shareholders, our communities and ourselves.We are proud to work for a health care company whose products and services make a difference in people's lives.We derive our greatest sense of accomplishment from doing what is right - not what is expedient.We are reliable, honest, and trustworthy in all our dealings. We keep our promises and if we make a mistake, we put it right.For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company's receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD's Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.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 life's 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.PDNPrimary Work LocationUSA UT - SandyAdditional LocationsWork Shift

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