C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Primary Engineer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/9/2018 4:01 PM)
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  • Overview

    Bard has joined BD, together advancing the world of health.  BD Urology & Critical Care, formerly Bard Medical, is looking to fill the position of Primary Engineer in Covington, GA.

    Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

    This position leads project teams and/or provides technical effort toward the development and introduction of new products and line extensions into the medical device market.  The position plays a key role in leading teams through the development and FDA compliance issues involved with medical devices. The position requires the development of an understanding of the current medical device markets and customer requirements along with the ability to interact with doctors and other medical professionals.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Assists in specifying performance criteria against which a candidate product design must be challenged.
    • Presents prototypes/proposed products in marketplace and draw conclusions relative to user attitudes/acceptance of the device/system.
    • Assists 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.
    • Documents the new product development process; e.g., create specifications, define testing protocols, prepare comprehensive performance reports, and comply with QSR requirements.
    • Performs patent searches, read patents, and comprehend patents.
    • Brainstorms new inventions or solutions to current problems.

    Basic Qualifications

    An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • 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.
    • 2-4 years of experience in consumer/medical product and process development.


    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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