Staff Engineer – Molding

Becton Dickinson & Company - Franklin Lakes, NJ3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $76,000 - $100,000 a year
Job Description Summary
Job Description

As a member of the BD Pharmaceutical - Advanced Drug Delivery Solutions (ADDS) business, you will have the unique opportunity to play a vital role in the rapid scale-up of an exciting new business platform that will be a key contributor to BD’s future growth. Our mission is to become a world-class, customer focused organization that will have a significant impact in improving how patients receive drugs for their chronic conditions. If you're interested in being a part of an established and capable team that develops and commercializes molding and manufacturing cells for ADDS products, read on...


Reporting to Operations, the successful candidate will provide Injection Molding expertise and other Engineering support for the ADDS Platform products and other platforms. Primarily supports new product introductions by working closely with R&D, manufacturing plants, and outside Vendors to implement manufacturing technologies.

Duties Include

Interfaces with personnel from R&D, Molding, Quality, Manufacturing, Process/Assembly Technology, and manages outside mold maker/molding vendors. Creates a seamless interface with R&D to ensure successful product launches.
Define requirements for injection molding processes, automation, and other technologies from concept evaluation through pilot production, process optimization, validation, and commercialization.
Assesses new product designs, ensuring part designs can be injection molded economically. Performs Design for Mold-ability, Assembly & Scale-ability assessments (DFM/DFA). Ensures that material chosen for parts are economical and appropriate and estimates capital and product costs.
Communicate, coordinate and execute tool design and molding process development activities including tooling validation. Responsible for mold tool and process development from the prototype stage to full commercial scale.
Manages assigned projects, using advanced project management tools, providing tracking and regular updates of project plan and project budget.
Utilize CAD, mold flow techniques, along with mold cavity process monitoring instrumentation.
Applies Six-Sigma statistical techniques and lean manufacturing methodologies to optimize manufacturing equipment.
Works independently in the development of a project plan and execution by prioritizing and scheduling the completion of assignments, within budget constraints. Completes the above with little direction and without a starting template
Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in Plastics Engineering or related technical discipline is required. Master’s Degree is a plus
Experience developing new products. Proven ability to work with cross functional groups to drive successful project outcomes.
Minimum of 5 years of experience managing injection molding related projects. Candidate’s history should cover complex mold design, and molding machine process development. Proven ability to make changes to part design for moldability /manufacturability. Demonstrated leadership as a molding lead within a cross functional group with direct responsibility for positive project results.
Previous experience writing part specifications and managing vendors who make equipment, molds, and provide custom molding services.
Thorough understanding of DOE processes and ability to execute scientific molding principles
Six Sigma Green Belt certification highly desirable
Strong analytical and empirical skills. Proven ability to execute scientific molding principles with a full understanding of DOE processes and statistical software(s) like Minitab
RJG Master Molder training/certification or similar training desired
Previous engineering experience in an FDA (Food and Drug Administration) GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)/QSR (Quality System Regulation) environment
Experience in metrology and development of fixtures and measurement methods
Knowledge of Glass forming and the associated downstream processes is a bonus.
Experience with thermoset compression molded parts has value.
CAD experience in Solidworks or other CAD system is a plus.
Ability to interpret, edit and correct part models and drawings and in addition complete and/or critically evaluate molding simulations
Capable of working under minimal supervision and taking ownership of critical projects
Experience developing new products from concept to launch phase, including pilot capabilities to full production scale-up
Experience with 3D Sigma Soft or 3D Mold Flow analysis for part design and moldability.
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 Location
USA NJ - Franklin Lakes
Additional Locations
Work Shift
1st Shift 830am-5pm (United States of America)