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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Process Engineer in Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description SummaryStaff Process Engineer is required to work within a team to provide technical and process expertise, assist in New Product Development and troubleshooting skills in support of the Reagent and Instrument Plants for the BD ProbeTec, Viper, COR, Max and Affirm product lines.

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Staff Process Engineer

Description

Required to work within a team to provide technical and process expertise, assist in New Product Development and troubleshooting skills in support of the Reagent and Instrument Plants for the BD ProbeTec, Viper, COR, Max and Affirm product lines.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Demonstrate proficiency in a broad range of practical techniques in molecular biology with proven skills in developing/adapting procedures to meet specific objectives and solve complex problems. Proven ability to apply scientific principles to achieve project objectives, including the design and execution of experiments, and analysis and interpretation of data. Collect, record, and interpret experimental results and present data to scientific peers and supervisor/manager either orally or in writing. Understand and leverage published research and cross-functional/interdisciplinary collaboration to troubleshoot applications of BD's molecular diagnostics platforms. Readily identify problems, analyze them for a solution and provide recommendations as to the appropriate course of action. Provide Operations support on New Product Development projects as a Core team or extended Core team member. Ability to use engineering principles to test and characterize new manufacturing processes for reagent consumables Prepare and perform Verification and Validation studies according to quality standards. Works under minimal supervision and independently determines and develops approaches to solutions. Work with Operations and Quality Engineers to develop Validation strategies.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Proficiency in a broad range of techniques in molecular biology and familiar with instrumented platforms for nucleic acid isolation, amplification and detection. Application of these techniques in a Manufacturing environment.

  • A history of self-motivation is required, together with a strong background in clinical laboratory science and/or engineering. Ability to troubleshoot problems and assist in investigations. Ability to deal with ambiguity and make decisions without 100 percent of the data

  • Experience in handling infectious biological samples and knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Operational Process Optimization is also highly desirable.

  • Knowledge and Application experience of Lean and Six Sigma tools highly beneficial.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary together with a strong desire to work in a team setting.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 8 years of laboratory and manufacturing experience in molecular biology or related field.

  • New product development

  • Global Product Development System (GPDS) experience

“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.”

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Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Sparks - 52/54 Loveton Circle

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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.

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