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Staff Engineer I, Advanced Process Technology

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities Plan, design and coordinate the implementation of manufacturing systems and related quality activities in any of the plants to support the ultimate objective of 100% equipment up-time and zero product defects. Lead projects and initiate cost savings opportunities.  The Staff Engineer is responsible for the automation portion of the introduction of new products into production, the scale-up and improvements of existing products and the equipment technology transfer to offshore plants.   Advanced Process Technology team will specify designs, builds and/or acquires assembly and packaging systems for Medical/Surgical Systems and is an arm of the BDI-OPS Engineering organization. Essential Job Functions Accountable for assembly equipment development from concept through market launch to meet worldwide Medical Surgical Systems business objectives. Work closely with Design, R&D, Quality, Marketing and manufacturing plants to implement manufacturing technology. Develops capital and product cost analysis; writes and submits capital appropriations; author's machine specifications and acceptance protocols to purchase high-speed automation equipment; manages vendors in the design, development and implementation of automation equipment. Works with product design and development teams to ensure robust manufacturability of new products. Applies six-sigma and lean manufacturing methodologies to ensure optimization of new product lines. Supports manufacturing plants in cost reduction, standardization and equipment upgrade projects. Participate in the evaluation and assessment of new technologies, intellectual property, products, processes and industry trends that can or have the potential to impact our global business Identify best-in-class industry equipment/automation assembly development partners and establish relationships Ensure efficient and effective transition from tech dev to product development to high volume manufacturing in locations throughout the world Initiate cost savings opportunities. Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles. Other duties as assigned Basic Qualifications COMPETENCIES: Can be counted on to achieve goals successfully Is constantly and consistently a performer who adds value Very bottom-line oriented Steadfastly pushes self and others for results Demonstrates willingness and commitment to work hard Not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning Seizes more opportunities than others Takes decisive action when needed Is dedicated to establishing and meeting the needs and expectations of internal and external customers Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect Listens effectively (actively listens) Constructively responds to points of view expressed by others Gives others the benefit of the doubt Provides support to those who need it Recognizes the interests and achievements of others Establishes foundation of credibility based on integrity and past performance Gives compelling reasons for ideas and recommendations Is attentive to the different ways that others are persuaded Gains acceptance by understanding the viewpoints of others and seeking win/win solutions Has the job, functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment Quickly learns new skills and knowledge Learns quickly when facing new problems; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks Analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; learns from feedback/coaching Completion of Individual Impact Goals (IIGs) Delivery of new equipment on time and budget Continuous improvement of the work processes in assembly technology Education and/or Experience BS degree in Engineering, scientific discipline, or a related field, or sufficient on-the-job experience and high school diploma / GED Minimum of seven years of broad experience in manufacturing engineering, machine design and development, technology transfer, assessment of product manufacturability, industrial engineering, or project engineering Experience working in a development environment, with an understanding of process design, process capability and manufacturing cost analysis Must have strong interpersonal skills Some travel will be required 2018-12406
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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