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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Electro-Mechanical Shift Technician (4 x Shift Cycle) in Drogheda, 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 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

About the role

Our site in Drogheda is commencing a major upgrade and refurbishment of all facilities. In addition to this investment there are a number of new lines being brought into production. This BD facility is the only one globally which manufactures one of our new PosiFlush™ products. With this steady growth and expansion taking place we are now recruiting 2 x Electro-Mechanical Shift Technicians (Permanent Roles) to join our team at BD Drogheda.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Respond quickly to any equipment related downtime in the manufacturing process.

  • Demonstrate flexibility and mobility as needed to support operational needs.

  • In the event of unplanned maintenance, advise the Team Leader at first available opportunity of the estimated duration and/or impact of the repair work.

  • Ensure adequate communications are maintained such that key information is passed on the other Technicians, Engineering and Team Leaders as applicable.

  • Ensure all preventative maintenance activities are done on time and recorded in full on the designated forms. Report any unusual observations where applicable.

  • Use the correct procedure for booking out any spares parts from the stores area.

  • Ensure that all process parameters are recorded accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Support all CI projects as required to help improve equipment reliability.

  • Work to the highest engineering standards while maintaining safety requirements at all times.

  • Assist with validation of new and existing equipment as needed.

  • Comply fully with changes in Quality system procedures and finish the designate C2C training on time.

About you

The successful candidate will have a strong background in machine maintenance in a high-speed manufacturing environment. You will be technically qualified with a national certificate in either fitter/turning or as an electrician and/or suitable 3rd level qualification.

You will be Hands on and have a sense of urgency when reacting to equipment related issues. Ability to function as part of a team and work on own initiative. Some PLC experience is preferred but not crucial.

The company operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. This is a 4-Cycle Shift Pattern role (Days and Nights). You must be willing to work 2 x 12-hour days, followed by 2 x 12-hour nights, followed by 4 days off.

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Why join us?

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 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, or any other protected status.

To learn more about BD visit https://emea.jobs.bd.com/

Primary Work Location

IRL Drogheda - Donore Rd

Additional Locations

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.

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 asc.americas@bd.com

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