BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Shift Process Engineer in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Job Description Summary

The Difference of One

Are you ready to make a difference in this world? Do you want to be part of a team that develops ground-breaking medical and biotechnology services and devices? One person can make a singular difference in saving and improving lives. At BD, we are looking for amazing, passionate and dedicated people like you.

BD, a company standing on 120 years of innovation in medical technology, is currently recruiting talented individuals to join our new Research and Development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick.

BD’s purpose is to advance the world of health. As part of our team, you will be on the forefront of creating and developing specialized devices, software solutions and systems to help others. Our new Centre in Limerick provides you with cutting edge technology and a creative environment to be inspired to tap into your inner genius.

You are the one who can make the difference. Join us and be a crucial part of advancing the world of health!

Job Description

Be the Shift Process Engineer:

  • Member of the engineering group that provides engineering support within a high volume, fully automated manufacturing environment. The Shift Process Engineer is responsible for and involved in troubleshooting, maintenance and continuous improvement of the production equipment.

  • Manage a team of 12 Shift Technicians across 2 shifts on a 12 hour 4 Day cycle

  • Be an active member of the shift team to resolve EHS, Quality and Operational issues within the shift

  • Manage a comprehensive Preventive and Corrective Maintenance programme in assembly and corrective maintenance in all other operational areas of the site and ensure that documents are audits ready to meet compliance and regulatory requirements

  • Working with the Process Engineers, identify areas of problems/opportunities in existing equipment and detail possible improvements following up with production, tool room and outside resources as appropriate.

  • Manage small improvement projects as required.

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives as appropriate – Kaizen, Lean, LDMS, Blitzes.

  • May be required to act as back up user to the site computerised calibration tracking system.

  • Work with direct reports to carry out risk assessments, behavioural based audits, close out near miss action items on a regular basis. Work with immediate manager to review machine spares and ensure that necessary spares and stock levels are set up in stores

  • Identify development and training needs of direct reports and coordinate with immediate manager to prepare a comprehensive plan.

  • Other duties as requested by the Maintenance Leader.

Educational Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering, ideally Electrical, Mechanical or Production Engineering.

  • Preferences will be given to candidates with Six Sigma Green or Black Belt qualifications.

Relevant Experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role, with at least two years direct people management experience.

  • Must be able to work and communicate in a cross functional environment

  • Experience in applying a scientific approach to problem solving, blending analytical and experimental skills to maximize productivity and yields

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Familiarity working in a regulated environment

  • Previous experience in the use of Six Sigma statistical techniques would be an advantage

  • Knowledge of PLCs, Vision Systems, High Speed Assembly and Packaging operation would be advantageous.

The BD Difference

BD, founded in 1897, is a global medical technology company with over 40,000 associates in over 100 countries. We create specialized devices, solutions and systems to address many of the world’s most pressing healthcare needs. We operate under a single purpose: “to advance the world of health”.

We have been a strong employer presence in Ireland for over 50 years. Join us and be our newest team member making the difference!

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.