C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • R&D Technician I

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Industry / Category
    Medical Device/ R&D
    Job ID
    Career Level
  • Overview

    Bard Peripheral Vascular is located Tempe, AZ-where a tradition of vascular innovation spans decades of focusing on improving the quality of patients' lives. From C.R. Bard's first arterial prosthesis developed in 1954, Bard and the division of Bard Peripheral Vascular have demonstrated commitment to innovative medical technology by introducing surgical and interventional devices for peripheral vascular patency, while providing exceptional service and support to surgeons, interventionalists and radiologists. Bard Peripheral Vascular is an affirmative action, equal opoprtunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce. #LI-JC1

    Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

    This position assists with engineering activities and performs tasks associated with those activities.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Executes test protocols and procedures. Sets up and operates test equipment and records measurements.
    • Maintains accurate data and assists with analysis.
    • Develops and maintains a working knowledge of BPV policies and procedures, as well as ISO and FDA requirements.
    • Assists in development and optimization of test methods.
    • Assists in conceptual input to the design of fixtures, tooling and equipment, as well as assists with recommendation, specification and procurement of capital equipment.
    • Responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of processes and equipment to produce products that meet customer requirements that are cost effective.
    • Responsible for assisting in system assurance including documentation, testing and inspection, product and process development, and non-conforming product investigations. Will assist in the support of Manufacturing, New Product Development and Regulatory to ensure systems are in compliance with all internal and external guidelines.
    • Responsible for assisting in concept generation, design, development and evaluation of new products, materials and technologies.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Proficiency in personal computers required (e.g. Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook).
    • Ability to enter data in Microsoft Project and / or Minitab for data analysis.
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate data and recommend actions.
    • Ability to read and understand CAD drawings (e.g. Solidworks).
    • Ability to design (fixture, equipment and testing).
    • Ability to train lower level technicians and floor operators.
    • Ability to work with little supervision.
    • Knowledge of GMP, GLP and ISO requirements a plus.
    • Performs job with accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Results oriented.

    Education and/or Experience

    • Associates degree in science, math or engineering with two years related experience, or a minimum of two years related experience.
    • Exposure to statistical analysis and experimental design helpful.
    • Experience working in a R&D Laboratory environment and bench testing a plus.
    • Prior GMP and clean room experience a plus.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and office equipment. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear.The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch. 

    Work Environment

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be in an open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. Bard Peripheral Vascular is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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