Sterilization Team Member (12 Hr Nights) (Onsite)




Canaan, CT


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Job Description Summary

Performs various positions within the sterilization department operating equipment based on assessed skill levels in concert with other team members. This is a night shift from 7pm - 7am.

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. 

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.


  • Operate machines to manufacture product which conforms to quality specifications, at the rated output.

  • Repair, adjust and trouble-shoot machinery, including dismantling, replacement of parts and reassembling.  Seek assistance, as necessary, from people outside the department (engineers, controls group, tool room, etc.).

  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all products produced in the department, raw materials required, and product quality specifications.

  • Proactively participate in safety and continuous improvement activities within work area

  • Achieve or exceed annual individual KAS goals.

  • Notify Process engineer, and area manager of issues with equipment or operators and help to develop corrective strategy.

  • Work to complete PM tasks and coordinate completion of additional repairs during PM time.

  • Keep machinery, work area, tool box and floors neat and orderly and follow GMP requirements. 

  • Must be able to work effectively in a team with limited supervision.

  • Executes additional duties and improvement projects as required by Process engineer, or area manager.

  • Must be familiar with all relevant controlled documents (Work Instructions, Forms, etc.), preventative maintenance task lists and equipment manuals which pertain to operation of all equipment in the department.

  • Support business needs by working overtime as necessary, in either set up or operator capacity to satisfy schedule requirements

  • Ensures efficient shift transfer through effective communication.

  • Meet skills rotation requirements with capability of performing a minimum of three department positions within a reasonable assessment period


  • Participate fully to achieve the department’s safety goals.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

  • Hold self accountable to follow all safety policies & procedures.

  • Debrief accidents and implement solutions to eliminate root cause.

  • Hold team members to safety standards/regulations & policies.


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

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 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.  

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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 CT - Canaan

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