BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Production Team Lead in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Job Description Summary

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.

We are recruiting for a Production Team Leader in a brand new pilot role to assist in coordinating production activities across the entire AutoShield Safety Pen Needle operation to ensure smooth running of the operation. This role is the first of its kind in this department where you will have the opportunity to “own it” and make it a success for others to follow in your footsteps.

A key part of the position will be the requirement to work closely with production operators, technicians, and process and material engineers and QA personnel.

Job Description

As Production Team Leader , you will;

  • Work as part of a team to ensure optimum flow of units through the production process

  • Ensure compliance with company Work Instructions, SOP’s and GMP requirements at all time

  • Identify opportunities to improve work processes and methods

  • Assist in drawing up and communicating production schedule plans – liaise with buyer/planners as required

  • Where errors are discovered in Device History Records (e.g. overwrites, omissions), follow up with the individuals involved. Work in conjunction with the shift leader and training coordinator on this task.

  • Liaise with QA department on incident reports. Manage any sampling of lots that is required and document as appropriate.

  • Monitor stock levels of key components used in the production areas.

  • Ensure production area is compliant with required quality standards

  • As required, be involved in project planning and future developments.

  • Manage material issues both in house and with vendors through the Quality Notification process.

  • Coordinate the management of held components in line with the correct process and procedures.

The successful candidate will be educated with a Second level qualification coupled with appropriate experience in a high volume manufacturing environment with training in Good Manufacturing Practices.

You will have excellent documentation skills and attention to detail . You will have the ability to follow tasks through to completion and have a knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures . You will use your excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work as part of a team. You will be IT Literate and proactive in your attitude and approach.

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

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.