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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Packaging / Graphics Technician in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Job Description Summary

JOB PURPOSE:

To plan, set up, and prepare final graphic designs for the various packaging materials used in the manufacturing of products sold by BD Medical – Diabetes Care.

This to be done under supervision of the Packaging and Graphics Technician.

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE :

To plan, set up, and prepare final graphic designs for the various packaging materials used in the manufacturing of products sold by BD Medical – Diabetes Care.

This to be done under supervision of the Packaging and Graphics Technician.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Produce multilingual graphic designs for packaging materials through the use of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe PhotoShop on an Apple Mac.

  • To prepare for release artwork to vendors and liaise with vendors to have design proofs prepared and submitted for BD’s approval prior to the printing of packaging materials.

  • Prepare packaging drawings, packaging specifications for the range of products produced by BD in Ireland. Prepare ECOs required for the release of drawings and specifications.

  • Liaise with BD’s vendors on the set up and design of packaging materials.

  • Provide support to the Dun Laoghaire plant on continuous improvement / cost saving projects.

  • Approve teardrop label proofs submitted by vendors.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Diploma or equivalent qualification in Packaging and /or Art and Design. (Graphic Design for the Printing Industry and a diploma from the Institute of Packaging would be acceptable qualifications).

  • A qualification in the use of computer graphics packages such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience of work in a similar position in the healthcare or related industry (Preferable)

  • Project management experience (Preferable)

  • Attention to detail

  • Knowledge and ability to work within strict Quality systems and guidelines

  • A good knowledge of design for the print/packaging industry desirable.

  • An excellent working experience using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop

  • Demonstrable experience of excellent planning and organisational skills

  • Demonstrable experience of excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • SAP experience desirable but not essential

Primary Work Location

IRL Dun Laoghaire - Pottery Road

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.

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