Production Mechanical Technician

Becton Dickinson   Broken Bow, NE   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 18, 2022
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Production Mechanical Technician (Onsite)
Becton Dickinson

Job Description Summary
Job Description
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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.

Production Mechanical Technician

DEPARTMENT: Low Flow Engineering


Job Summary:

Provides technical support for manufacturing departments in mechanical maintenance. Works directly with Engineering Manager, Line Engineers, and Setups when design changes would yield benefits. This position is accountable in obtaining required throughput rates and necessitates collaboration with Production and Engineering to achieve them. This position will be required at times to train technical people in machine adjustments and maintenance as well as machine monitoring to diagnose problems. During maintenance events this position will be required to lead, train, and perform preventative maintenance. The position will be involved with Engineering projects.

Essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:

Diagnoses and corrects mechanical malfunctions.

Performs training and mentoring of setups and technical operators to build

Improves machine uptime and throughput rates to improve Plant financial performance.

Monitors and improves preventative maintenance on machines by working with production associates on skills and abilities.

Identifies areas of system weaknesses and works through and with leadership on solutions.

Recommends changes to the preventive maintenance program.

Performs major machine repair and overhaul as required, initiating purchase requisitions when outside repair is needed.

Advises Parts Crib Attendant of parts needed for immediate use or for stocking locations.

Manufactures and repairs parts as appropriate.

Works with Electrical Technicians if electrical modifications or programming changes would be beneficial.

Proposes design changes to leadership in the areas of equipment upgrade, problem elimination, quality improvements and reduced costs.

Works with Engineering and Production Setups on equipment rebuild requirements prior to shut down periods, as required. (Must Work During These Periods it is a Position Requirement).

Works with limited supervision and maintains an atmosphere of cooperation among and between shifts to facilitate Plant goals.

This position understands and monitors plant priorities.

Other Responsibilities:

BD Complies with all local, state, federal safety regulations, policies/procedures, quality policies/procedures/practices through consistent application of sound Quality Assurance principles.

Employees must be willing to perform other/all instructions, and job duties as assigned or requested by their supervisor.

Observes all safety, environmental and quality system standards.

All requirements are subject to modification to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.



Requires at least one year of formal training in mechanical trades or equivalent related experience.


Requires a minimum of 3 years mechanical technical experience.

Physical Requirements- (Level 4)

Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds constantly. Physical demand requirements are more than those for Medium Work

Mental Requirements

Ability to read, write and understand English.

Equipment Use

Ability to operate fork truck, pallet truck, small hand tools, electronic etc. in successful completion of tasks. Must be a licensed forklift operator.

Working Conditions

Environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.

Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the ambient noise level.

Vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.

Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals and broken glass.

Atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dust, mist, gases, or poor ventilation.

Oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.


Reports directly to Engineering Manager.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company's receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD's Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

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.

Becton, Dickinson, and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate based on 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 NE - Broken Bow