Job ID R-489446 Date posted 05/21/2024

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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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.

Summary/Purpose of Position

To plan, organize, and coordinate all Packaging Engineering and labeling related activities to support:

  • Development and commercialization of new products and line extensions

  • Manufacturing maintenance-of-business activities

  • Cost Improvement Programs

  • Testing and labeling activities to support ever-changing regulatory and industry requirements

  • Investigation, evaluation, and implementation of new packaging concepts, materials and systems

Essential Duties and Position Responsibilities

Support new product team and line extension activities including:

  • Concept development

  • Project Plans/Schedules

  • Design reviews and design for manufacturability

  • Develop prototype packaging/tooling

Plan and coordinate all activities to launch and commercialize new products and line extensions including:

  • Concept and development of packaging methods and processes

  • Coordination of all new tooling and equipment

  • Coordination of labeling

  • Development and release of all new product and process documentation

  • Creation of all relevant test protocols and technical reports

  • Planning, ordering and coordination of all new component inventory

  • Qualification and validation of all new components, equipment, processes and operations

  • New product cost estimates for packaging

  • Preparation of AFE(s)

  • Evaluation and recommendation of new materials

Plan and coordinate all packaging engineering activities to transfer new products and line extensions to manufacturing including:

  • Development and management for packaging requirements of the transfer plan

  • Development and release of all packaging documentation

  • Creation of all relevant test protocols and technical reports

Provide packaging engineering support to manufacturing including the following:

  • Assessment and development of action plans to overcome packaging related manufacturing issues

  • Support of cost improvement programs and manufacturing improvement plans related to product packaging

Provide technical leadership for:

  • Technical initiatives, CAPA resolutions, compliance projects

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills Required:

Senior Packaging Engineer:  B.S. degree in Packaging Engineering/Packaging Science, Life Sciences or other Engineering field required, with a minimum of five (5) years in packaging engineering and design, or M.S. degree in Packaging Engineering/Packaging Science, Life Sciences or other Engineering discipline required, with a minimum of four (4) years relevant experience

  • Experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industries preferred.

  • Ability to handle a variety of assignments at the same time.

  • Knowledge and experience with ISO 11607-1 and 11607-2

  • High level of written and verbal communications skills.

  • Knowledge of FDA and functional requirements for sterile, non-sterile, disposable and reusable devices.

  • Ability to conceptualize ideas, motivate and focus individuals and teams and drive projects through to completion on time and on budget.

  • Broad knowledge of properties for materials utilized in primary and secondary packaging, plus packaging methods and equipment.

  • Working knowledge of package test methods, process validation, bar coding and international standards.

  • Some travel required.

Primary Work Location and Additional Considerations:

  • USA RI - Warwick

  • We are interested in every qualified candidate including Visas' sponsored at this time.

  • We are able to provide Relocation assistance at this time.

  • We encourage Candidates near our BD Location of: Warwick, RI to apply for this Hybrid role.

  • This is a Hybrid role that requires you to be at your assigned worksite 3 days out of the week and up to 2 days from home. Local policies may apply. BD may change your work arrangement based on business needs.

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 RI - Warwick

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Advancing the world of health™

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. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

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Staff Engineer

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Senior Program Manager

BD is full of passionate, loyal, and driven people that have a common goal of advancing healthcare without sacrificing quality or service.

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Project Manager



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