Needle Assembly Setup Operator - B Shift
Becton Dickinson NA

Columbus, Nebraska

Job Description Summary

Job Description

We are the makers of possible.

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is o ur Purpose, and it's no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us-from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year-to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you'll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

B Shift- 6:00pm-6:00am

Job Grade: JG1-H08

PCP Level: 3

Shift: 6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. | Rotating Nights | B Shift

We are the makers of possible.


  • Needle Assembly Set-up Operators will be responsible for production on their designated lines as well as maintaining machine runtime and performing some mechanical repairs.
  • They may be trained on any of the processes or lines in the department to help fill production needs but will have an assigned focus area to build expertise.
  • They may perform visual inspections as well as assembly or packaging operations.
  • Will be responsible for achieving production rate and quality goals on assigned equipment.
  • May require the use of 10x microscopes, calipers, and/or other miscellaneous gauges.
  • May be required to perform SAP data entries. Perform changeovers and line clearances.
  • Help maintain inventory of spare parts and prepare for upcoming work on the lines.
  • Must be willing to troubleshoot machines and help identify methods to increase efficiency of the lines.
  • Informal leader of their respective line and responsible for ensuring quality of the product they produce.

  • Achieving established production goals
  • Ensuring the quality of all products produced
  • Performing quality checks as designated Ability to function as part of a team.
  • Perform changeovers and line clearances
  • Ensure assigned equipment is maintained and in working order
  • Processing SAP and MES transactions for department
  • Assisting in the BDA process to identify root causes
  • Perform duties in accordance with GMP principles
  • Maintain compliance with all required document training
  • Operate safely each day including usage of proper PPE Other duties as assigned
  • Operate lines in a safe and efficient manner
  • Submit at least the minimum number of required Kaizens annually
  • Drive department results by reducing downtime and completing tasks in an efficient manner
  • Maximize efficient time usage in the department
  • Continuous learning of the processes and mechanics of the lines


Minimum Education:
  • Must have High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Experience:
  • Prefer a working knowledge of machines and troubleshooting.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities (KSA's):
  • Problem solving/decision making.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Regular, punctual attendance required.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company's receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD's Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

BD is committed to providing a robust set of value-based programs and resources that are best-in-class, market-competitive and affordable for all associates and their families.
  • Competitive pay
    • Access a portion of your pay before pay day with DailyPay
  • Healthcare coverage: No paycheck contributions for eligible associates under a certain salary threshold enrolled in the HSA Basic Medical Plan option, no matter how many dependents you cover.
    • Preventive care covered at 100%.
    • Dental and vision insurance at group rates.
  • Paid parental leave up to 6 weeks
  • Adoption assistance plan
  • 401(k) plan with 75 cents on the dollar matched by BD up to 6% of compensation
  • Company paid basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Discounted home, auto and pet insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation (pro-rated the first year based on actual start date)

All benefits and policies are subject to eligibility and enrollment requirements. Most coverage begins on your first day or the date you become eligible for benefits.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It's also a place where we help each other be great, we do what's right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you'll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

To learn more about BD visit

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.


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