Job ID R-487896 Date posted 1 d’abril 2024 Apply

Manager, Calibration and Equipment Maintenance

Job Description Summary

The Manager, Calibration and Equipment Preventative Maintenance is responsible for managing the technical and metrological support for the BDB San Diego site (including Operations and R&D). Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of business support, technical, or production staff in an assigned area. Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion as a part of the overall departmental strategy. Coordinates work activities with other supervisors. Applies expertise to solve standard and non-standard problems within own area.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and supports the procurement, installation, calibration, and maintenance of manufacturing and laboratory equipment and automation, and closely cooperates with users on continuous improvement projects related to instrumentation.

  • Supervises the development and review of internal calibration and maintenance processes and procedures - and ensures that metrology programs and devices comply with domestic and international regulations.

  • Establishes metrics for managing and controlling the performance of the area, prepare and present reports and performance for upper management.

  • Monitors the calibration status and technical condition instruments in order to ensure continuous production.

  • Checks and approves electronic and paper-based documentation.

  • Monitors BMS system with Facilities and analyzes trends.

  • Works with vendors to procure new instruments and when maintenance or calibration is performed by the OEM.

  • Identifies continuous improvement opportunities (safety, quality, efficiency, cost savings) and manages implementation projects.

  • Provides technical leadership for the calibration technicians for complex engineering problems or projects

  • Prepares and owns financial budget for the department

  • Works together and collaborates with their internal customers like production team leaders and individual users of instruments.Resource planning, participation in hiring

  • Operational management of technicians' work, setting priorities scheduling work for the team.

  • People management including coaching, training, goal setting and performance management of the team/direct reports.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent preferred.

  • Working knowledge of metrology (MSA) and calibration processes including understanding related domestic and international regulations is a must.

  • Minimum 2 years people leadership experience.

  • Manages computer and network systems at a sophisticated level.

  • Manages financial resources within own area.

  • Ability to learn and understand new technologies.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Able to accurately document and maintain records of completed and planned activities.

  • Able to install, repair, and maintain mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical equipment.

  • Able to manage priorities and escalate as necessary.

  • Able to apply expertise to improve effectiveness and provide technical guidance to employees in own area.

  • Able to develop processes and procedures to implement functional strategies.

  • Able to work collaboratively across diverse functional teams.

  • Knowledge of BMRAM system, ISO 13485, and ISO 9001.

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 encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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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. 


Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego (BDB)

Additional Locations

Work Shift

NA (United States of America)

At BD, we are strongly committed to investing in our associates—their well-being and development, and in providing rewards and recognition opportunities that promote a performance-based culture.  We demonstrate this commitment by offering a valuable, competitive package of compensation and benefits programs which you can learn more about on our Careers Site under Our Commitment to You.

Salary ranges have been implemented to reward associates fairly and competitively, as well as to support recognition of associates’ progress, ranging from entry level to experts in their field, and talent mobility. There are many factors, such as location, that contribute to the range displayed. The salary offered to a successful candidate is based on experience, education, skills, and actual work location. Salary ranges may vary for Field-based and Remote roles.

Salary Range Information

$107,000.00 - $176,500.00

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