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Assembler 1

Company: BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary

Job Description


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.

Job Description

Examine inoperative or malfunctioning production equipment and machinery and diagnose source of trouble (mechanical, electrical, or electronic). Determine what support functions are needed (mechanical or electronic) and coordinate and assist with repairs.

Dismantle machinery and perform routine and non-routine repairs. Replace broken or defective standard parts with stock items.

If a defective part is not a stock item, coordinate the manufacture of replacement parts with the Senior Maintenance Mechanic.

Reassemble machines and fine tune and adjust equipment under both static and dynamic conditions.

Oil, lubricate, and maintain production equipment to support of the Preventative Maintenance Program. Adhere to the established Preventative Maintenance schedules and remain in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures. Keep required maintenance records.

As required, perform functional operating adjustments on equipment when requested by Machine Operators or Production Supervisors to obtain quality production.

Participate in training and cross-training efforts of the mechanics and operators.

Assist the machine operators with set-up and changeovers to ensure minimum downtime.

Participate in plant safety programs and ensure equipment within the cell is operating in a safe manner. Understand and use the lockout/tag out system.

Know and understand scrap, up-time, and volume.

Operate equipment to meet production needs of team.

Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.

Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.

Other duties as assigned


Required. HS Diploma or GED

(1-4) years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Knowledge of repairing industrial equipment, machinery, and high speed assembly equipment is required.

Must have a working knowledge of electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems.

Understanding of both metric and American measuring systems.

Must be able to read, write and communicate in English and be competent in basic mathematics

Work Environment & Essential Physical Functions:

This position is in a clean room or laboratory manufacturing environment and the physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions (Per the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990)

The incumbent may be frequently required to stand and/or occasionally sit for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required. While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to episodes of walking, kneeling, balancing, crouching, pushing/pulling, repetitive grasping, hearing, twisting, lifting, frequent use of hand to finger, handle, feel, pick or type which can include repetitive motion of the wrists, hands or fingers.

The incumbent may occasionally be required to climb.

The incumbent may occasionally be required to lift to 20 lbs., frequently lift up to 10 lbs., occasionally pulling/pushing up to 30 lbs., frequently pushing/pulling up to 10 lbs., frequently carry up to 5 lbs.

The position will almost always have exposure to work near moving mechanical equipment, and potential temperature fluctuations.

Occasionally the position will have exposure to fumes, airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, cleaning compounds and solvents.

The incumbent may be exposed to noise levels in the work environment moderate to loud.

Employees must have normal field of vision corrected to 20/40 in each eye and must have hearing sufficient to safely operate material handling equipment in a manufacturing/distribution environment.

The incumbent must be willing and able to wear required PPE such as, safety glasses, face mask and/or shield, hearing protection, safety shoes, hair and beard net and smock.

For most roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company's receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In limited circumstances, 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.


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.

Job Description

Primary Work Location

USA UT - Sandy

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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