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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Manufacturing Engineer Operations in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

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Delivering solutions that minimize the burdens and complications associated with diabetes

Job Description

About the role:

Diabetes Cares is comprised of approximately 2,500 associates globally and is headquartered in Franklin Lakes, NJ with the role located at any of the Diabetes Care sites located in Franklin Lakes NJ, Holdrege NE or Dun Laoghaire Ireland; location determined by the individual.

As part of the Manufacturing Support team, you will play a meaningful role in both executing manufacturing strategies and providing core sustaining engineering support and leadership.

The Staff Manufacturing Engineer will support the operations team in assisting in developing strategies for existing and new Diabetes Care products. This hardworking and passionate individual will be responsible for delivering innovative and practical manufacturing solutions that support various product development road maps. In addition to technical expertise, you will bring strong leadership and team building skills encouraging an environment of growth and personal development.

In addition, you'll provide both leadership and support sustaining engineering – ensuring both our manufacturing plants and corporate functions have adequate operations support.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Development of Operations Strategies needed to support activities for the Injection Platform including but not limited to: Design for Molding/Manufacturing, Cost estimates, Capital requirements, Capacities, Technology, Architecture, Capabilities Analysis, and Materials Sourcing in a regulated industry

  • Support architecture and product development activities by providing operations leadership to the team by conducting analyses, giving technical support and recommendations of effective solutions to operational issues, product cost, and asset utilization

  • Develop, maintain and coordinate the tracking of major operational metrics (ie balanced score card, capacity utilization, waste and uptime pareto charts, value stream mapping) using an SAP/ERP environment and make improvements as needed to remain aligned to business needs and priorities

  • Lead project plans by collaborating with leadership in manufacturing facilities, the leaders within the company (Finance, R&D) and external suppliers/vendors

  • Provide a link between the Manufacturing sites, Product Development teams and the Process Development groups on new product development, including satellite design centers, on rapid prototyping, pilot line scale-up and process development, clinical and DV build capabilities

Education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical or related Engineering field is required

  • The candidate must have a minimum of 8 years proven experience, and knowledge in the fields of process development, manufacturing, and project engineering in a manufacturing plant

  • Strong project management and experience working with internal and external partners; including managing budgets (expense & capital), timelines, design scope and manufacturing activities

  • Experience developing equipment and processes for high volume manufacturing

  • Experience with ISO requirements and GMP guidelines, FDA regulations, medical device design control, and manufacturing scale up processes

  • Experience participating in multi-functional teams and NPD design transfer to manufacturing

Desired skills and abilities:

  • Must be highly motivated with good organizational and analytical/technical problem-solving skills

  • Very strong and effective social skills with the ability to lead and develop others

  • Ability to manage competing simultaneous priorities effectively

  • Demonstrated understanding of process development considerations for tightly controlled, high-volume manufacturing designs & processes

  • Hands-on experience in the troubleshooting of machines and process operations for high-speed automation, including packaging

  • Excellent understanding of medical device product development risk management methodologies

  • Clear understanding and hands-on experience of product and process validation including V&V, TMV, FAI, FAT/SAT, IQ/OQ/PQ, etc

  • Solid understanding of Design of Experiments (DOE), Design for Manufacturing/Assembly (DFM/A), Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Gage R&R, and Design Control

  • Six Sigma, Lean and Continuous Improvement (CI) proficiency with experience in waste reduction

  • Experience managing capital budgets and project timelines

  • Demonstrated proficiency with data analysis and statistical techniques

  • Experienced SolidWorks, MS Office / Project / Visio user

  • SAP experience preferred.

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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Primary Work Location

USA NJ - Franklin Lakes

Additional Locations

IRL Dun Laoghaire - Pottery Road, USA NE - Holdrege

Work Shift

NA (United States of America)

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.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email