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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Mechanical Lab Technician - 12 Month FTC in Limerick, Ireland

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Job Description

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!

We are looking for a talented Mechanical Technician to join the team on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.


· Execute day-to-day, hands-on tasks and deliverables as part of the Mechanical team.

· Perform analytical testing on medical devices to generate data used to improve product design.

· Assist in generating and executing formal Test Protocols and authoring Test Reports.

· Concisely communicates technical challenges and recommend possible solutions.

· Generate product development documentation and reports using appropriate technical writing.

· Maintain accurate data records and present data in a reportable format.

· Adheres to all BD policies and procedures and is able to maintain compliance with ISO and FDA requirements.

· Assists in the installation, qualification, validation, and maintenance of R&D laboratory equipment.

· Participates in technical review meetings, as required.

· Ability to work effectively with a highly diverse, international cross-functional team.

· Ability to think outside the box and a willingness to propose novel ideas in an open forum.

· Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; pushing oneself and others to exceed performance goals and standards; strong and independent drive for success.

Be Qualified:

· The successful candidate must have a technical qualification in Mechanical Engineering acquired through apprenticeship or 3rd level and will have industrial experience in an R&D environment preferably in the medical device industry.

· Experience working with infusion pumps or similar applications is a plus.

· Ability to prioritize and multi-task.

· Ability to work independently in a laboratory environment with minimal supervision.

· Good verbal and written communication with all levels of technical and operating management.

· Ability to adhere to a strict process-driven schedule.

· Ability to work as part of a diverse team or individually across international borders.

· Attention to detail paramount.

· Proficient in typical office software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

Ability to follow procedures to operate a wide range of laboratory equipment.

Why join us?

A career at BD means that you are part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here you can fulfill your life’s purpose through the work that you 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

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

Additional Locations

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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