BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Rubber Production Support) in Sumter, South Carolina
Job Description SummaryONSITE MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SUPPORT - RUBBER DEPARTMENT - SUMTER
Reports to the Engineering Supervisor/Manager. Responsible for the implementation of project and process support activities toward attainment of departmental and plant goals. Primary focus in areas of capacity expansion, quality/waste improvement and cost improvement programs. Required to handle multiple assignments of varying scope and complexity.
Responsible for the design and implementation of machine improvements and capital equipment project management activities. Proficient in mechanical design and troubleshooting.
Directs personnel in the troubleshooting and maintenance of cam driven mechanisms and pneumatic and hydraulic equipment used in the production process.
Supports the plant manufacturing effort, with proven ability to identify problems and pursue plans toward their resolution. Specific focus will be in areas of improving upon chronic levels of quality, waste and equipment efficiencies.
Clear understanding of the role of Engineering in a manufacturing environment.
Has knowledge of proper Engineering practices and vendor relationships.
Responsible for coordinating activities between equipment vendors, Division R & D and plant functional departments on his/her assignments.
Ability to handle projects of a moderate to large scope requiring extensive coordination. Will be required to handle several assignments (project & process duties) simultaneously.
Prepares and submits capital appropriation requests and controls expenditures on these projects as required.
Has knowledge of established safety standards and operator interface with equipment.
Completes or supervises the completion of necessary designs, drawings, calculations and specifications on associated equipment.
Recommends vendors for commercial items and materials needed for a project.
Establishes which elements comprising a job are suitable for in-house fabrication or revision and which items would be best contracted. Secure quotations and select contractors; direct the contractors efforts or the efforts of in-house forces to a satisfactory scheduled completion of the necessary work. Supervise and inspect all work in-process by contractors or plant forces; provide guidance where necessary.
Responsible for the recommendation of capital equipment or process modifications, their physical installation, debugging and associated training of production personnel.
Required to have awareness of product performance and quality requirements within scope of his/her assignments.
As required within the scope of his/her duty, be responsible for all associated documentation, including; however not limited to, the following; validations, Operations Procedures, Preventive Maintenance schedules, Engineering Change Notifications, spare parts listings, etc.
Required to develop a firm understanding of all equipment for which he/she is responsible to include set-up, adjustment and assessment of possible improvements.
Responsible for realization of budgeted cost reductions and productivity improvements.
Accountable for spending (capital or expense) within approved limits on programs.
Performs other duties as required by the Engineering Supervisor.
Directs the efforts of support personnel such as machinists and technicians, etc. in the modification, adjustment, removal and installation of new or existing equipment as required.
May provide functional supervision of other Engineers toward attainment of his/her assignments.
C ore C ompetency R equirements
Continuous & Versatile Learning
Promotes An Inclusive Work Environment
Dealing With Ambiguity
Drive for Results
We Accept Personal Responsibility
We Always Seek To Improve
We Do What is Right
We Treat Each Other With Respect
Managing & Measuring
1. Mimimum Required Education - BS Degree : Mechanical Engineering
2. Experience and Knowledge
5 years minimum
Demonstrated experience with industrial machinery and projects
Demonstrated experience with troubleshooting machine and process issues
3. Certifications - none
4. Supervisory Responsibility
No Supervision of others
May be required to take a leading role, such as assigning activities to other associates who perform work that is similar or closely related to this position (less than 50% of the time)
Regularly required to take a leading role, such as assigning activities to other associates who perform work that is similar or closely related to this position (50% or more of the time)
Provides leadership, direction, and supervision for non-exempt associates, including writing performance reviews
Provides leadership, direction, and supervision for non-exempt and/or exempt associates, including writing performance reviews
5. Computer Skills Required for Position
MS - Word, Excell, Project
Solid Works Drafting
On-the-job Training Period
Upon placement into position, associate can expect to receive the following amount of training provided by a qualified trainer for 6 months.
After training period is complete, additional learning will take place. List theexpectedperiod of time for an associate to be considered proficient in this position 2 years
Frequent travel may be required given certain project assignments.
Must be effective at desk and on shop floor.
As needed climbing and crawling around equipment will be required.
Hands on adjustments and / or measurements will be required.
Climbing steps and ladders will be required.
Additionally the following physical demands will be required
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling upto 50 pounds.
Vision - drawings, depth perception, color vision
“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.”
Primary Work LocationUSA SC - Sumter
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.