BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Mechanical Technician in Limerick, Ireland

Job Description Summary

BD is looking for a highly talented Mechanical Technician who will be responsible for providing technical support by working with mechanical engineers to carry out test protocols to meet product requirements for robust designs.

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!

Be the Difference in Mechanical Engineering

BD is looking for a highly talented Mechanical Technician who will be responsible for providing technical support by working with mechanical engineers to carry out test protocols to meet product requirements for robust designs.

As part of an expanding team you will have excellent opportunities to broaden your knowledge and develop your career within a Global business

Be the Mechanical Technician

  • Develops prototype lab processes and test set-ups

  • Executes test protocols under the direction of engineering with interfaces to lab equipment and/or data acquisition systems.

  • Maintains pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical equipment in working order to test product within specified requirements and works with lab coordinator and mechanical engineers to maintain current calibration.

  • Maintains cleanliness of R&D lab

  • Provides support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks such as gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and manipulates technical data, related to laboratory or material test results.

  • Perform qualification testing on lab equipment as needed

  • Notifies engineer upon recognition of factors that may affect product test results

  • Application of technical principles and concepts. Develops solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope.

  • Requires application of basic/standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques.

  • Develops solutions to problems of up to moderate scope and complexity, as assigned, through the exercise of judgment within defined practices and policies for determining appropriate actions

  • Knowledge of LabVIEW and data acquisition systems are highly desirable.

Be Qualified

  • A combination of equivalent education and experience or a minimum of training beyond high school or secondary school in a technical discipline with more than 6 years relevant experience or a combination of equivalent education and experience.

  • Or a minimum of an Associate Degree with less than 2 years relevant experience.

  • Ability to plan and organise

  • Ability to work with little supervision and under pressure

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience of working in a collaborative engineering environment

  • Computer literate

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!

Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

Additional Locations

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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.