Senior Molding Process Engineer

Job Description
BD, a leading global medical technology company that makes and sells medical devices, instrumented systems and reagents, is dedicated to improving people’s health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug therapy, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. The Company’s capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world’s most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs more than 25,000 people in approximately 50 countries throughout the world. The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public.
BD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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Reporting to Operations, the successful candidate will provide Injection Molding expertise and engineering support for the Infusion Platform and new product launches utilizing the BD Product Development process. Supports capacity expansion projects for the Infusion Product lines, as well as, projects to improve product and process robustness. Responsible for development, improvement, and maintenance of Injection Molding systems for high-cavitation precision molding processes. Carries out mold tool and process development from the prototype stage to full commercial scale.


Duties include:

Defines requirements for injection molding processes and automation, from concept evaluation through commercialization.

Develops specifications for molding and part design, operating procedures, acceptance and validation test plans and protocols.

Designs, develops, upgrades and debugs molding systems

Troubleshoots mold components and sub-systems.

Molding process selection, concept evaluation, moldability and scalability assessments

Optimize part geometry for moldability, part cost and scalability

Provides technology input to guide product development and design for manufacturability

Scale-up from single cavity molds to high cavitation, high volume production parts

Significant contributor to the development of technology strategy and execution plans

Interfaces with R&D, Marketing and Manufacturing in the execution of project goals

Provides leadership in the transfer of new mold tooling applications to manufacturing

Directs projects and employees in cross-functional setting, directs vendor activities and plant technicians as necessary

Manages project activities and capital up to $5mm annually, including planning, vendor activities and tracking to budget and agreed upon milestones

Responsible for designing, developing and maintaining pilot molding facilities to support new product launches

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably in Molding, Mechanical, or Materials Engineering

7-10 years of relevant injection molding experience required

Six Sigma certification highly desirable

Thorough understanding of DOE processes and ability to execute scientific molding principles

Well rounded team leader capable of working under minimal supervision and taking ownership of multifunctional projects

Experience in the specification and design high cavitation molding equipment for use within a regulated industry

Previous experience writing equipment specifications, operating procedures, and managing design efforts of equipment vendors

Experience developing and executing acceptance test and validation testing protocols required

Ability to coach, train and develop technical associates and team members

Previous engineering experience in an FDA (Food and Drug Administration) GMP (Good
Manufacturing Practices)/QSR (Quality System Regulation) environment preferred

Experience with 3D Sigma or 3D Mold Flow analysis for part design and moldability required

Experience in development and troubleshooting of molding process parameters for high-cavitation, high volume complex molding processes

Experience developing new products from concept to launch phase, including pilot capabilities to full production scale-up

Master Molder training/certification preferred

Job Engineering
Primary LocationUS-New Jersey-Franklin Lakes
Shift First Shift / Day Job


Relocation Available Yes

Company

BD

Job Code

State or Province

New Jersey

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