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Molding Engineer

Guaynabo, PR, USA | Becton Dickinson & Company

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
    Medical Devices
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
    3-5 years
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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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. The company develops innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients and clinical process for health care providers. BD and its 65,000 employees have a passion and commitment to help improve patient outcomes, improve the safety and efficiency of clinicians’ care delivery process, enable laboratory scientists to better diagnose disease and advance researchers’ capabilities to develop the next generation of diagnostics and therapeutics. BD has a presence in virtually every country and partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. bd.com


Job Description


The incumbent shall provide a leading tooling role in planning and execution of medical device projects for the BOC facilities.Must provide molded plastic part design expertise and serve as tooling subject matter expert (SME) for multi-functional team; leading areas such as plastic part design for mold-ability, tool design and robustness and process development starting from concept through commercial realization.In this capacity, the incumbent must be capable of specifying mold equipment and its supporting equipment, maintain timelines and associated project budgets and actively de-risk all aspects for the molding development.Develop and maintain uniform processes for mold PMs and mold condition & replacement program. This role will require regular updates to managers (technical and functional), cross-function teams(s) and BOC Operational leadership.This position will require 25% travel that can be unevenly distributed throughout the year and can exceed 25% when business requirements are needed.


Crucial Job Functions:



  • Provide molding expertise in plastic components, design for manufacturability /mold-ability, design for improved / outstanding tooling and scientific molding principles

  • Communicates, strategizes, leads and executes all molding and tooling activities; this includes but is not limited to tool concepts, tooling RFQ and vendor selection, tool design reviews, factory acceptance, site acceptance, process develop and validation of designated tooling

  • Actively participates on New Product Development (NPD) core teams as the need arises

  • Works both independently and/or collectively to develop project plans and execution of prioritizing and scheduling assignments to meet business goals

  • Able to train, mentor and counsel team members in the area of accurate tool manufacturability.

  • Builds, develops, and is an excellent partner with vendors to posture BD to save time, money and risk to the business

  • Regularly collaborates with various R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, procurement, etc. functions to establish collaborative and reciprocal relationships to identify molding improvement and new product opportunities

  • Seeks, evaluates and proposes technology and new tooling technology strategy to use for development

  • Coordinate standardization of mold PM initiative / programs for the BOC plants

  • Executes other duties assigned by manager


Basic Qualifications Required:



  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), with good interpersonal skills, oral and written

  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization

  • Teamwork oriented 

  • Ability to interpret, edit and correct part drawings, solid models and molding simulations

  • 3D Cad software knowledge - Solidworks Preferred

  • Understanding of GD&T per Y14.5

  • Strong understanding of project management and budgeting

  • Ability to specify specific tool steels to optimize tool life and reduce the TCO of molds


Education and/ or Experience Required:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Plastics Engineering or equivalent

  • 8+ years of relevant injection mold and tooling experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience


Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:



  • Six Sigma certification desirable

  • 2 years of experience in medical device / regulated industry desirable


EEO Statement


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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