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R&D Technician II
BD    Tempe, AZ 85251

BD is a global medical technology company that is focused on improving lives through the development of innovative medical devices. BD has state-of-the-art facilities around the globe that provide an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We hire associates who have a passion and commitment to "Helping all people live healthy lives." We are always seeking great people to join our Company on its journey to greatness.

We are seeking an R&D Technician II for our Tempe, AZ facility. This person contributes to the design and development of new products, completion of routine technical tasks under close supervision and develops solutions to routine technical problems of specified scope. Their contacts are primarily with other technicians and product builders, immediate supervisor, project leaders, engineers and other professionals in the unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for assisting in concept generation, design, development and evaluation of new products, materials and technologies.

Develops prototype products, processes and test set-ups

Sets up and operates manufacturing and/or test equipment. Records data with limited supervision.

Provides technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks.

Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and manipulates technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes. Products engineering document, reports, and drawings (flow charts, block diagrams and schematics).

Prepares reports and summaries, including quantitative analysis.

Scope equipment for use and complete qualifications

Notifies manager upon recognition of factors that may affect project

Execution of designed test protocol

Effective documentation and communication of test results


A combination of education (education or training must include a secondary school and must have been in a technical discipline) and 2 or more years relevant work experience (4 or more preferred).

Minimum of an Associate Degree with less than 2 years relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

Experience in prototype building and testing.

Ability to work with basic computer programs

Ability to manufacture devices including small components

Ability to understand and perform designed test procedures

The ability to work effectively in a cross functional group is critical

Application of technical principles and concepts.

Develops solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope.

Uses standard and approved research and development methods

Develops solutions to problems of up to moderate scope and complexity, as assigned, through the exercise of judgment within defined practices and policies for determining appropriate actions

Technical / Vocational Diploma or Certificate

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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Health Sciences

Employment Type

Full Time