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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Quality Engineer - Design Assurance in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

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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 75,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Quality Engineering for the Franklin Lakes design center, the Senior Quality Engineer for the Wearable Injector platform is responsible for supporting design control activities; responsible for problem-solving approaches and analytical skills to support new product development and product maintenance using quality engineering skills including but not limited to process validation, measurement system analysis, root cause analysis.

The position ensures all design control and production/ process control projects meet applicable regulatory (local and international), corporate and unit requirements. requires the ability to handle multiple projects, from product inception through product launch and maintenance. In addition, this position will play an active role in the processes to ensure products meet quality standards consistent with both corporate and unit policies, while meeting all design control and other regulatory requirements.

Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist/conduct Failure Investigations and problem-solving sessions for non-conforming products

  • Reviews and has Quality Engineering approval authority for new and modified design / process specifications including product performance specifications, test methods process validation, etc.

  • Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects

  • Independently determines and develops approach to solution

  • May provide guidance and work direction to other team members

  • Liaise with Manufacturing Plants

  • Provide functional support to cross-functional teams

  • Define product control strategy

  • Lead risk management activities

  • Ensure design control elements are satisfied

  • Ensure/ perform process validation activities

  • Support supplier qualification activities – risk classification assessment and product quality assessments

  • Evaluate test methods used in project activities

  • Evaluation of customer requirements to identify applicable quality standards

  • Release product (customer samples) during development activities

  • Realization of quality functional reviews

  • Ensure implementation of Pharmaceutical Systems global procedures and standards for QE engineering activities

  • Provide support to internal, regulatory body and customer audits and associated corrective actions.

  • Supports continuous improvement of current products and practices to improve quality, customer experience, and worldwide market share

  • Support new customer onboarding activities – pre-feasibility and feasibility work

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (Medical Device/ Pharmaceutical)

  • BS degree in Engineering, or other scientific discipline.

  • Good understanding of Statistical Methods for Quality Assurance

  • General working knowledge of the six-sigma process methodology

  • Thorough understanding of industry regulations: QSR/cGMP, ISO QM standards

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in an unsupervised environment

  • Ability to thoroughly evaluate, clearly understand and communicate all aspects of assigned project.

You can look forward to a rewarding career, great benefits package, collaborative working and opportunities to expand your skills in this fast moving, dynamic and agile business.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Dun Laoghaire - Pottery Road

Additional Locations

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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.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email