Field Technician(Cincinnati/Louisville OH)

at BD
Location Maitland, Florida
Date Posted July 10, 2024
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


Responsibilities 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 our 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.


Are you a technical savvy individual that enjoys meeting new customers and challenges with an expertise in troubleshooting highly complex electrical mechanical systems or automated equipment? If so this opportunity may be right for you!


BD Diagnostic is seeking a field-based Automation Service Engineer/Sr. Automation Service Engineer to provide on-site support at various customer locations throughout Cincinnati, OH area. This position is responsible for leading the success of the relationship with an assigned set of customers in order to achieve the goals and objectives identified by the customer and BD. The individual will be responsible for identifying, evaluating, resolving or raising customer struggles. In addition, the individual will act as customer advocate and liaison back into the BD organization. This position is also responsible for providing on-site support to BD Lab Automation customers, including installation, corrective maintenance, preventative maintenance, removals, and other support as needed.


  • Onsite support for install and service of sophisticated diagnostic laboratory automation instrumentation with minimal direct supervision. Responds to emergency customer requests via dispatch by the Technical Service Center and finish the work you're doing in accordance with current ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) standards.

  • Provide clear, timely, and effective communications to customers about service expectations, estimated time of arrival, status of ongoing service activities, and service follow-up calls in support of BD Customer Experience () initiatives.

  • Applying solving techniques and analytical thinking skills to diagnose hardware/software issue, resolve corrective action, and complete system repair.

  • Upgrading systems to enable compatible software on all computers.

  • Ability to work independently diagnosing and solving with schematics, diagrams, service manuals and other technical documentation.

  • Play an active role in the maintenance and implementation of service documentation, while regularly providing feedback to assist with improving efficiency of documentation within lab automation field service organization.

  • Finish the service documentation as required, or as requested by other business functions, in accordance with current GMP requirements.

  • Report and detail all customer complaints in appropriate systems of record for resolution and investigation.

  • Run trunk stock inventory within limits established by Recommended Spare Parts Inventory list.

  • Maintain all assigned calibrated test equipment and tools in good working condition and calibration dates.

  • Demonstrate good judgment in utilization of company credit card, while adhering to expense levels within the established business guidelines.

  • Maintain and use company vehicle as prescribed by fleet vehicle contractor requirements, including vehicle service maintenance, cleanliness, and organization at all times.

  • Finish the administrative requirements of the position within expected timeframes.

  • Provide on-call support per published schedules, or on short-notice, as required in support of business needs.

  • Maintain and demonstrate a professional appearance at all times.

  • Support an inclusive and diverse work environment.

  • Adhering to current regulatory requirements to include, but not limited to, HIPPA, OSHA, and FDA.

  • Must participate in vendor credentialing programs and finish the vendor credentialing requirements to gain and maintain access to customer facilities.



  • Associate Degree in a technical field of study, preferred or 3-5 years Electrical/Electronics/Informatics/Mechatronics/Biomedical experience as an equivalent.

  • Strong solid understanding of electronics, electro-mechanical devices (Mechatronics), PLCs, and pneumatics.

  • Intermediate knowledge of information systems networking architecture design and set up.

  • Intermediate understanding of computer software operating systems and the ability to speak with customer's information technology personnel and lab leadership to schedule and complete routine software upgrades and maintenance.

  • Understanding of basic computer security concepts and standard processes.

  • Proficient in performing software installations and upgrades.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Outstanding customer service and soft skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Must possess and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license with at least 3 years of driving history and meet BD's auto safety standards.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours throughout the work week while traveling to various US Customer locations.

  • Must be available for work on call as needed and be flexible to meet business needs.

  • Flexibility to travel up to 50% of time outside of home geographic area, based upon business needs.

  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs frequently and up to 70lbs infrequently

  • Must be able to handle standing, bending and stooping over a prolonged period of time (up to 10 hours)

  • Must be able to push/pull materials up to 100lbs

  • Enforce to all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) standards/guidelines required by company policy.

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.

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 phenomenal, 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 creativity 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.

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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.

Primary Work Location USA MD - Sparks - 39 Loveton Circle

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Work Shift US BD 1st Shift 830am-5pm (United States of America) Apply Save Job

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