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Senior Staff Engineer, R&D Lean Processes

Company: Becton Dickinson
Location: Lemon Grove
Posted on: June 25, 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. BD Medication Delivery Solutions (MDS) is seeking a highly talented and passionate Senior Staff Engineer, R&D Processes who serves as a key cross-functional integrator to drive product and process efficiency objectives for Infusion Preparation and Delivery (IPD) and across the Medication Delivery Solutions (MDS) business unit. We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply Our people make all the difference in our success. BD is seeking an individual who has experience in developing and launching products in a compliant but efficient and effective manner using lean processes. This transformation has already begun, as the new Lean Design Control process has been rolled out to 850 R&D associates, across 10 global locations. This engineer needs to be able to continue this journey and be comfortable driving cultural change through process behavior and be hands-on to ensure success. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Establish, implement, improve, and maintain lean, compliant and modern, end-to-end R&D processes that empower teams and facilitate a streamlined user experience for teams developing different types of products around the globe. Lead implementation of the IPD design control process and participate in internal and 3rd party audits. Inspire organizational change with regard to process behaviors and cultural change. Continuously improve the process to align with a dynamic regulatory environment. Facilitate a team of MDS SMEs in the assessment and development of Design Control practices Deliver up to date design control training to MDS associates. Conduct train-the-trainer sessions as needed. Develop and guide associate shift in approach by engaging, collaborating and mentoring associates in the development of their product development work. Support monitoring the health and effectiveness of process by analyzing metrics and data that drive best practices Support configuration and upgrades to current R&D tools and technologies. Develop realistic and practical process design and implementation plans; demonstrate strong accountability for successful completion of programs with successful user uptake. Proactively develop, maintain and share knowledge in specialized area(s), remaining up-to-date on current trends and best practices. Support and lead continuous improvement projects for local platforms that impact all of MDS. Ensure compliance with BD quality policies, procedures and practices as well as with all local, state, federal and BD safety laws, policies and procedures Effectively communicate program status to senior management. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will have a proven record of product development and leadership in the medical device industry with a minimum of ten years of experience. Position is based out of Southern California. Bring with them strong experience in R&D and/or Quality developing and employing modern, lean product development methodologies and multi-functional work processes across large multi-disciplinary teams. Experience in software development and systems engineering are a plus. The candidate will have the ability to build strong partnerships and rapport with peers and superiors, in particular within the Quality, Operations and Regulatory functions. The candidate will have earned an undergraduate degree, preferably in engineering. An advanced degree will be advantageous. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES: Deep knowledge and practical experience in the use of Medical Device Design Control regulations (CFR 820.30, ISO 13485:2016 / EU MDR; etc;) and best practices Practical experience with streamlined and customer-centric implementation of Medical Device Design and Development best practices and Verification & Validation (V&V) Experience in facilitating groups to analyze, characterize and optimize processes Ability to lead change, to listen, influence, align strategy and drive execution Demonstrated ability to build multi-functional relationships Exceptional written and oral communication skills required. Strong track record of use of Lean Engineering principles and practices Experience in organizational change Experience in tracking metrics and their visual representation Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines Ability to adapt to changing priorities Committed with a focus on results Demonstrated positive work ethic with a strong commitment to achieving project goals EDUCATION: BS degree in Engineering subject area, Master preferred A minimum of 10 years of Engineering experience in Medical Devices or regulated industry For certain 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, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. 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 https://jobs.bd.com/ 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. PDN LI-PRO Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D Additional LocationsUSA CA - Brea Work Shift Apply Save Job PDN-968142ac-5099-465c-bbd3-7fb4cf6d960e

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