Quality Engineer

Becton Dickinson   Broken Bow, NE   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on June 18, 2022
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Quality Engineer-Injection Molding
Becton Dickinson

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you'll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You'll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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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.


Acts as a resource to work groups and project teams, within the plant and outside the plant relative to quality and regulatory issues (Mainly focused on support of the injection molding department).

Maintains familiarity with manufacturing processes and products to evaluate the cause and effect of defects and identify trends in process and product quality.

Provides technical input for projects using the application of FMEA's, risk mitigation, plant validations; DOE's' and other experiments and investigations as assigned.

Lead projects using the application of continuous improvement tools and methodologies such as Six Sigma, Lean, etc.

Works with all departments to maintain the highest quality standards.

Formulates, reviews and implements policies and procedures relating to product quality and process control as appropriate.

Ensures that all activities comply with government (OSHA, EPA, FDA, ISO, etc.) regulations and corresponding company policies/procedures including activities and programs as defined in the Quality Systems Manual for BD Broken Bow.

Coordinates machine and process capability studies, analyzes the data and submits recommendations.

Designs and assists Production, Engineering and Division in the completion of new product/process evaluations including Hazard Analysis.

Coordinates communication between Division R&D and Plant personnel on new products, product improvements and product issues.

Participates in Engineering and Production functions as required to achieve the overall objectives of the Plant.

Performs other duties as assigned, such as Internal Audits, PIR/CFI investigations.

Supports plant safety initiatives.


Complies with, and responsible for enforcing, all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies/procedures.

Complies with all local BD quality policies/procedures/practices through consistent application of sound Quality Assurance principles.

Ensures compliance through appropriate communication, training, and education of sound Quality Assurance principles.

Responsible for the activities and programs as defined for this position in the Quality Systems Manual - BD Broken Bow.

Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Observes and reinforces all safety, environmental and quality system standards.

Controls activities within his/her scope of control, such that departmental budgets are met. Contribute information as required to establish departmental budgets.

Is familiar with plant and divisional goals and develop standards of performance that will contribute to the accomplishments of those goals.



B.S. or B.A. Degree in Science-related field, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics or equivalent.

Working knowledge of Validations, IQ, OQ, PQ, and DOE's is desirable.

Working knowledge of QSR's/ISO 9000 and their application would be a plus.

Black Belt/Six Sigma training highly desirable.


Experience in the application of FMEA and risk mitigation.

Experience with Value Stream Analysis and Lean Methods highly desirable.

Proven track record of supporting and driving continuous improvement activities in a production environment.

Physical Requirements Level 2:

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pound occasionally, and/or 10 pounds of force frequently, or negligible constantly.

Walking or standing to a significant degree, or sitting constantly and pushing/pulling controls.

Mental Requirements:

Strong verbal, written, analytical, persuasion and interpersonal skills.

Working knowledge of computers.

Organizational skills required.

Ability to accept responsibility and perform duties with little or no direct supervision.

Strong understanding in the use/application of statistics.

Equipment Use:

Ability to operate personal computer, statistical software, precision measuring equipment and office equipment.

Working Conditions:

The position is subject to inside environmental conditions typically associated with an office environment and plant manufacturing exposure.

Some Travel required.

Although primarily a first shift position, may require working all three shifts, weekends and overtime.


This position reports directly to the Applicable Associate Quality Manager.

Molding metrology reports directly to this position

For many 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, 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.

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 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.

Primary Work Location
USA NE - Broken Bow