BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Graduate Product Engineer – R&D in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

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Job Description

BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. Does it sound exciting? Good news, we are hiring!

We are now looking for a highly talented and enthusiastic Graduate Product Engineer (2-year Contract) to support key strategic technical programme within the growing Research Centre Ireland (RCI) R&D Team. This role is based in our brand-new facility on Pottery Road, Dun Laoghaire.

You will provide support for the Diabetes Care Research and Development team located in their brand-new facility onsite at BD's Dun Laoghaire manufacturing facility.

Reporting to the MDR Programme Manager you will support the large-scale R&D workstream as part of the key strategic MDR remediation programme as well as lending support to the broader R&D team on a day to day basis. As part of an expanding and highly visible team you will have excellent opportunities to broaden your knowledge and develop your career within an exciting Global business.

We are looking for passionate people who aren’t afraid to take smart risks, innovate and are eager to make things happen. This is an amazing opportunity to join a fast-growing company with room to grow your skills and experiences in a complex, matrix and international organization.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare R&D test samples & perform hands-on mechanical product testing & other studies as required for the MDR programme R&D workstream. Document and report on findings;

  • Maintain compliance to all applicable regulatory standards and current GMP procedures and practices;

  • Be responsible for the day to day running of the RCI R&D engineering laboratory including consumable ordering, preventative maintenance scheduling, calibration etc;

  • Organise/plan daily tasks to fulfil project timelines;

  • Liaise with external vendors for laboratory equipment selection, installation / qualification;

  • Have a proven ability to multitask and support multiple complex projects simultaneously;

  • Contribute actively to R&D project planning.

The successful candidate will have a solid educational background with a Degree in Engineering, quality or relevant scientific discipline with 1 year’s relevant work experience or a diploma with at least 3 years relevant work experience.

You will have experience in an ISO accredited lab environment. Previous experience in a medical device testing laboratory preferred. Knowledge and understanding of Good Lab practices (GLP) and Quality Management Systems (QMS).

You should display excellent multi-tasking, analytical, communication and prioritisation skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment.

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.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Dun Laoghaire - Pottery Road

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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.