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Staff Mechanical Engineer

Company: Becton Dickinson
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities 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. As a member of the BD Biosciences San Jose Product Engineering Team, you will be responsible for the design and support of sophisticated instruments for medical diagnostics and life science research, involving technology from every area of science and engineering. You will specialize on small, precision assemblies and redesign existing assemblies for improved performance and reliability to provide costs saving opportunities to the business. We are looking for a highly motivated Staff Mechanical Engineer, who will provide high quality and innovative solutions to a wide range of challenging problems and contribute to the completion of specific design projects. The ideal candidate is a plastics and additive manufacturing expert who has experience evaluating current designs for cost savings opportunities in material selection, manufacturing process selection, or design. You are a self-starter and want to implement solutions that are efficient and complete to further improve the current instrument portfolio. You have a desire and ability to understand the system and subsystems to acquire a deep knowledge of the flow cytometry instrument portfolio. As a Staff Mechanical Engineer on the Product Engineering team you will: Lead Mechanical Engineering activities and deliverables as a project manager or as a member of a project team. Scope, plan, and execute small to medium sized projects. Identify cost saving project opportunities. Prototype and test designs to ensure they are robust and manufacturable. Make design decisions and present them logically to get buy-in from key stakeholders, management, and team members. Effectively communicate technical concepts/issues, project status, risks, and mitigations to the executive leadership team. Provide mentorship and coaching to other engineers within Product Engineering. Work cross-functionally within and outside of Operations to complete business critical projects. Conduct root cause investigation of product and component failures. Perform electro-mechanical testing of components and sub-systems Test, collect and analyze data, prepare reports, and present results to cross functional team. Model opto-mechanical assemblies over a range of conditions. Model performance across interconnected subsystems. Design electro-mechanical and fluidic sub-assemblies using SolidWorks, CREO or other equivalent 3D CAD systems. Provide support to Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA), End-of-life (EOL) component selection and cost reduction activities. Understand market trends and conditions to identify strategic technology opportunities. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field. Minimum of 7 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer. Minimum of 4 years of experience in mold design, mold qualification, or additive manufacturing Assets: Experience in kinematic principles, modern opto-mechanical design, and fabrication Experience taking a concept from feasibility prototype to production Characterize solutions for mechanical stability, repeatability, and reliability through structured experiment and test Experience with DFSS and or DOE methodologies. Experience performing FEA. Experience with Engineering Change Management procedures such as ECOs, engineering change impact assessments, and regression testing analysis. Possess strong lab skills, with ability to perform and document detail-oriented work with a high degree of accuracy Excellent oral and written communication skills Previous experience with biomedical devices is desired. For many 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, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. 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 visithttps://jobs.bd.com/ Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminateon the basis ofrace, 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. PDN Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose Additional Locations Work Shift Apply Save Job PDN-9591e1cd-332e-4b31-868e-fe76ed9bb55e

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