BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr R&D Technician in Tempe, Arizona
Job Description Summary
BD is a global medical technology company that is focused on improving lives through the development of innovative medical devices. BD has state-of-the-art facilities around the globe that provide an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We hire associates who have a passion and commitment to "Helping all people live healthy lives." We are always seeking great people to join our Company on its journey to greatness.
We are seeking a Senior R&D Technician for our Tempe, AZ facility. This person contributes to the design and development of new products, completion of routine technical tasks under close supervision and develops solutions to routine technical problems of specified scope. Their contacts are primarily with other technicians and product builders, immediate supervisor, project leaders, engineers and other professionals in the unit.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for assisting in concept generation, design, development and evaluation of new products, materials and technologies.
Develops prototype products, processes and test set-ups
Sets up and operates manufacturing and/or test equipment. Records data with limited supervision.
Provides technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks.
Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and manipulates technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes. Products engineering document, reports, and drawings (flow charts, block diagrams and schematics).
Prepares reports and summaries, including quantitative analysis.
Scope equipment for use and complete qualifications
Notifies manager upon recognition of factors that may affect project
Execution of designed test protocol
Effective documentation and communication of test results
Minimum High School Diploma or GED
2 years experience as a laboratory technician or manufacturing operator
Good Laboratory Practice Experience
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
Technical / Vocational Diploma or Certificate
Prior experience with working with medical devices
Experience with Laboratory Testing ie: Instron
Prior experience Writing work instructions
Experience with Electronics testing
Experience in prototype building and testing.
Ability to work with basic computer programs
Ability to manufacture devices including small components
Ability to understand and perform designed test procedures
The ability to work effectively in a cross functional group is critical
Application of technical principles and concepts.
Develops solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope.
Uses standard and approved research and development methods
Develops solutions to problems of up to moderate scope and complexity, as assigned, through the exercise of judgment within defined practices and policies for determining appropriate actions
This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an EqualOpportunity/AffirmativeAction 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.
Primary Work LocationUSA AZ - Tempe Headquarters
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, or any other protected status.