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

Job Description Summary

BD Pharmaceutical Systems is searching for a talented Staff verification and validation Engineer to lead activity focused on product performance testing and analysis (including formal verification and validation) of a complex electro-mechanical drug infusion platform currently in Research and Development.

We are recruiting for a highly driven technical lead with a passion for problem solving and a proven track record of successfully developing medical products. Reporting to the Associate Director, R&D Management, the successful candidate has a unique opportunity to build and lead a high-caliber R&D team responsible for test method development, verification and validation in a growing business.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading product verification activities and will lead test method development activities, measurement system development & analyses, test fixture design and equipment hardware/software validation of measurement system equipment. He/she will work with the R&D and cross functional team to ensure that translated product requirements are testable and measurable.

The ideal candidate will also participate in executing technical and cross-functional project work which includes all phases of product development, including design and development planning, requirements definition, product development, root cause analysis, test method development, design verification/validation and reliability.

Job Description

Responsibilities will include:

  • Define, plan and lead activities, including, test method & measurement system development and validation, fixture design and testing optimization in support of Design Verification.

  • Participate in the planning and execution of technical project work. This will involve the application of engineering first principles and advanced engineering methods to gain deep understanding of the underlying technical issues and root causes, and to propose and implement robust solutions.

  • Collaborate with cross discipline Design & Development, Systems Engineering and other Engineering teams to ensure that product requirements are testable and measurable.

  • Critically evaluate and analyze system performance and reliability and ensure the design space is adequately pressure-tested to satisfy user, regulatory and business requirements. Understand system and subsystem design sensitivity and identify and address early any potential design integration and transfer risks.

  • Implement DFSS rigor throughout the design selection and development process, leveraging and deploying empirical, statistical and analytical tools which will improve design decisions and reduce design iteration cycle times.

  • Ensure the design considerations are embedding all applicable DFX (Design for Excellence) aspects including manufacturability, usability, reliability and safety.

  • Create and document novel test methodologies and provide feedback and recommendations for product/design changes.

  • Synthesize, develop, update and optimize designs that meet requirements by understanding design space with design options and tradeoffs, managing critical parameters, leverage strong engineering fundamentals and tools and integrating manufacturing principles early in the development.

  • Actively build on personal skills, expertise, and competencies. Ensure that technical lessons are reviewed, learned, and disseminated.

  • Working effectively as part of a dynamic team to collaboratively reach project targets and milestones.

  • Manage and execute activity with BD external test vendors.

  • Ensure compliance with BD quality policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Adherence to good laboratory practices (GLP) for product testing and good documentation practices (GDP) through planning, performing, monitoring, recording and reporting on product testing.

  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or related field

  • 6 years of professional experience leading or supporting product development projects

  • Medical Device design controls knowledge and expertise

  • Proficient in statistical methods / tools

  • Experience with implementing product changes through a structured, phase-gated product development process

  • Experience solving problems, provides detailed insight and constructive criticism in complex situations, and foresees problems along with potential solutions

  • Leadership and team building skills

  • Experience with design best practices, including design for reliability.

  • Working with regulatory standards

  • Strong project management skills

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.

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