BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Moulding Techician in Drogheda, Ireland

Job Description Summary

This position will operate on shift.

To provide hands on technical support to ensure the efficient operation of the moulding department. A rapid response to line downtime situations is critical and focus will be on equipment yield & efficiency. A good knowledge of complex injection moulding processes with relevant experience is required.

Job Description

BD is a global medical technology company focused on improving drug therapies, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. BD provides an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We are always seeking people who have a passion and commitment to join our Company on its journey in ‘advancing the world of health’.

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 all these exciting developments taking place we are recruiting for a Moulding Technician to provide hands on technical support to ensure the efficient operation of the moulding department. A rapid response to line downtime situations is critical and focus will be on equipment yield & efficiency.

The Moulding Technician is responsible for continuously monitoring the performance of a wide range of moulding equipment and automation to ensure that production and quality targets are maintained, while operating within the constraints of the validated processing window at all times. The Moulding Technician will also be involved in troubleshooting and continuous improvement initiatives and ensure smooth operation of the plant. This role will assist in the validation of new and existing equipment as required. This person will liaise with vendors, suppliers and local engineering shops. They will assist with the training of other, Technicians, new recruits and apprentices as required. This person will comply fully with changes in the quality system and EHS procedures.

This person will be computer literate and fully use all current and new IT/processing systems.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Complete mould repairs as required to ensure optimum mould performance;

  • Start up and shutdown of moulding presses and ancillary equipment, applying industry best practice at all times;

  • Support continuous improvement activities to help optimise the performance of the moulding department;

  • Install and set-up a range of multi cavity moulds and automation for the production of medical device components.

The successful candidate must have a technical qualification in Mechanical/Electrical or Toolmaking acquired through apprenticeship or 3rd level and will have a minimum of 2 years industrial experience in an injection moulding environment preferably in the medical/pharmaceutical industry. Knowledge of injection moulding robots would be a distinct advantage. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative. The company operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week and this role will include shift work on a 4 shift basis.

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.

If you’re a team player who is passionate about healthcare and we’ve just described your career aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button.

Primary Work Location

IRL Drogheda - Donore Rd

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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.