C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Primary Engineer, R&D

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Industry / Category
    Primary Engineer
    Job ID
    Career Level
    Bard Medical Division
  • Overview

    BD Urology and Critical Care a BD Company is seeking to fill the position of Primary Engineer, R&D in Covington, GA.  Bard Medical has joined BD together, advancing the world of health. 

    Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

    The Primary Engineer will be responsible for engineering support and direction for manufacturing activities to support the development and commercialization of new products and line extensions.

    Essential Job Functions

    Support new product team activities including:

          Concept development and design input, project plans/schedules, and design reviews and design for manufacturability

    Assist in ensuring the QSR compliance of design control process in product development.

    Knowledge or ability to learn DOE’s, process validations, and other QSR requirements.


    Plan, coordinate and manage manufacturing activities to launch and commercialize new products including:

              Concept and development of methods and processes

              Coordination and support of new vendors, tooling, equipment and molds

              Development and release of product and process documentation

              Qualification and validation of new operations and processes

              Support new product cost estimates

              Support the preparation of the AFE (Authorization for Expenditure)

              Evaluation, test and recommendation of new materials


    Support through planning, coordination and management of activities to transfer new products from design to manufacturing including:

              Support the development and management of a transition plan and team

              Support documentation, methods and labor standards review

              Assist in the development of component inventory transition plans

              Support facility selection, coordination and preparation activities

              Manage equipment moves and installation

              Provide validation and training support

    Basic Qualifications

    • Detail oriented and ability to organize large amounts of work and data. This includes the need for good documentation practices.
    • Strong interpersonal skills required in the areas of verbal and written communications, customer focus, telephone manner, time management, professionalism, coaching, influencing, and team building.
    • Proficient in the use of a personal computer with intermediate level of keyboarding skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Access.
    • Strong listening and assessment skills.
    • Strong questioning & problem-solving skills.

    Education and/or Experience

    • BS degree in a technical field such as biomedical engineering, polymer science, chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or other engineering field is required.
    • Knowledge and training of project management, QSR, process development and/or design control processes is a plus.
    • 3-5 years of experience as a development engineer, preferably in medical device field.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, talk or hear.  The employee will sometimes be required to move around in manufacturing facility or meet with medical professionals in hospital environment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision.

    Work Environment

    No special work environment conditions other than minimal exposure to manufacturing environment (i.e. noise, minimal heat and some chemical fume exposure), laboratory, and hospital settings.




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