C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Engineering Technician

    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/8/2018 9:13 AM)
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  • Overview

    Bard (NYSE:BCR) is a $3B high-quality developer and manufacturer of life-saving medical devices. Product families include balloons used to relieve blocked veins and arteries, ports used to deliver chemo-therapy treatment, filters that prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and heart, urological catheters, and guidewires necessary for almost every medical device procedure. The Corporation has 26 locations and 13,000 employees world-wide.

    (For more about the Corporation, please explore our website at www.crbard.com )


    The Glens Falls Operation is known as Bard’s Technology Center and is Bard’s largest domestic manufacturing facility employing approximately 700 in a three shift operation. The Glens Falls Operation manufactures over 20 different product lines serving all Bard Divisions

    Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

    Knowledgeable engineering resource to improve the competitiveness of the organization in a performance based team environment.   Lead the full scope of project responsibilities to completion.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Support facility’s Quality System and tactical plans.
    • Design, develop, qualify, and validate manufacturing processes and tooling/equipment.
    • Drive continuous improvement, improved safety and cost reductions.
    • Participate in cross functional project teams and execute individual project tasks.
    • Perform mechanical/electrical testing and gauge R&R studies.
    • Statistically analyze data (eg: process capability, Design of Experiments).
    • Trouble-shoot processes, equipment and quality systems and develop/implement corrective and preventive actions.
    • Provide sound engineering judgment and decisions.
    • Knowledgeable on materials for GFO product designs in areas of responsibility
    • Qualify and validate new material and suppliers.
    • Effectively train manufacturing employees on specifications and processes.
    • Author CRs, protocols, technical reports and AFEs.
    • Technical interface with manufacturing teams.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.



    Basic Qualifications

    • Ability to translate technical documents to manufacturing operators.
    • Ability to be flexible and deal with changing priorities.
    • Demonstrates strong communication skills across all levels of the organization, both internal and external.
    • Take initiative in learning new technologies and materials.

    Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

    • Customer focus, innovative, results oriented.
    • Experience in a regulated environment.
    • Ability to solve problems and conflicts, work well with others and demonstrate team work.
    • Demonstrates a solid work ethic and positive demeanor/attitude.

    Education and/or Experience

    • Associate Degree in engineering, scientific or technical discipline or 3 years or more of work experience in medical device manufacturing

    Physical Demands

    Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of prolonged standing, sitting at files or work tables or bending, stooping or reaching and/or occasional lifting of light items (i.e. up to 30 lbs).  May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.

    Work Environment

    Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.). OR occasional exposure to minor injury or other health hazard requiring some precaution.

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