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Senior Production Chemist

Company: BD
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryResponsible for the manufacture and sustaining of products in one or more of the following areas: Immunochemistry, Presto, Bead Team, BPE New Products or BPE Sustaining while adhering to GMP and GDP practices and BD Quality imperatives. Execute lab responsibilities within a team framework. Support BD Company and Departmental initiatives. Utilize knowledge and experience to troubleshoot, identify process improvements, and provide guidance to teammates.

Provide technical and operation leadership to manufacturing teams. Utilize knowledge of manufacturing processes to identify efficiencies and troubleshoot issues. Assist leadership in attaining Department goals and meeting production needs.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.SummaryProvide technical and operation leadership to manufacturing teams. Utilize knowledge of manufacturing processes to identify efficiencies and troubleshoot issues. Assist leadership in attaining Department goals and meeting production needs.Job DescriptionWork independently to manufacture product following GMP and GDP practices. Provide technical assistance and guidance to team members. Lead troubleshooting efforts and coordination with BPE.Participate directly on cross-functional teams/projects: Single Cell Multiomics, New Product Teams, Continuous Improvement, Product Transfer, Product Sustaining, Product Development, CAPA activities, Validation studies, etc. Ownership of projects, including but not limited to: validations, project transfers, CAPA and Quality activities, and CI projects Execute processes of higher complexity/difficulty that require technical skill and experience, provide training to associates.Cross train in other areas of Reagent Operations to provide manufacturing flexibility. Have basic understanding of manufacturing flow in other groups to coordinate direction of capacity. Leverage relevant experience to implement process improvements, ensure alignment with Quality imperatives, and support Continuous Improvement initiatives.Support team leadership in implementation of Company initiatives. Promotes a safe work environment. Participates in Environmental Health and Safety programs. Notifies Supervisor of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices. Performs other related duties and assignments as required.Qualifications:

  • Able to assume high level of responsibility in team environment. Coordinate activities of team members.
  • Able to integrate new processes/products into manufacturing while incorporating GMP and GDP practices.
  • Fully trained more complex processes such as Protein G purifications, complex conjugations, Custom QC flow testing, Microsphere dyeing and conjugations etc.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Analytical, technical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in manufacturing team setting. Effective team work skills.
  • Has some knowledge of Molecular Biology/Genomics.
  • Able to direct team efforts in coordination with team leadership.
  • Able to assume increased responsibility outside of regular manufacturing.
  • Working Knowledge of Word Excel, Power point, Visio.Education:
    • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a life science.
    • Prefer 4+ years related manufacturing experience.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 visit
      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.#LI-ISCPrimary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose (Reagents)Additional LocationsWork Shift

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