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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) PLC/Manufacturing Technician in Sumter, South Carolina

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Be part of something bigger!

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. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

PLC/Manufacturing Technician

Responsible for set-up and maintenance of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical systems on equipment used in the production process. Works directly with the Engineering to supervise and improve processes for output and waste levels. Responsible for providing leadership and ownership of process performance issues. Reports directly to Production Maintenance (engineering) and indirectly to Production.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of all electrical systems used on all production equipment.

  • Responsible for preventive maintenance on designated production equipment as specified in the PM Program or as the need arises to ensure a smooth operation.

  • Assists Engineering with the installation, debugging, and start-up of all equipment along with maintaining and adjusting vision systems within defined parameters.

  • Maintains equipment logs on assigned equipment, recording pertinent information about downtime and maintenance problems. Documents all process changes using approved control change procedures.

  • (Sharps Departments Only) Responsible for mixing silicone/solvent based formulation which is used for the lubrication of needles. Uses viscometer to ensure solids percentage remains within acceptable parameters.

  • Provide assistance to ensure all safety and environmental procedures and Quality System Requirements (QSR) are maintained.

  • Provides Production Supervisors with relevant information on equipment and process performance, to include production and waste information.

  • Provide leadership to other associates in problem solving of production equipment.

  • Coordinates and supports other maintenance activities as required.

Required Qualifications:

High School diploma / GED

Extensive knowledge of Allen Bradley PLCs, trouble shooting, and electrical maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate Degree (Mechatronics or similar subject area.)

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

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.

For most roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In limited circumstances, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Primary Work Location

USA SC - Sumter

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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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