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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Staff (Principal) Systems Engineer in Limerick, Ireland

Job Description Summary

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

We are recruiting for a highly driven Technical leader in Systems Engineering with proven product development experience and technical leadership to drive new initiatives strategic to the Medication Management Solutions (MMS) business. The successful candidate will have deep technical knowledge and experience in infusion systems with demonstrated success in working with a highly interdisciplinary internal and external teams.

The Technical Lead (TL), Infusion Systems has overall accountability for the technical success of an MMS program comprised of multiple hardware, software and disposable products. They will be responsible to meet (and/or exceed) program deliverables for the Ambulatory Infusion pump program in addition to other initiatives as identified. The TL will represent R&D engineering in high level meetings including VP and GM updates.

This position is will lead the design, development, and integration of an ambulatory infusion pump program in collaboration with internal and external development partners. The TL will coordinate with software and device engineering to deliver technical requirements aligned with program milestone dates. The successful candidate will be motivating a technical team with members coming from all engineering disciplines. The TL must be able to: communicate detailed concepts to team members; focus the team on priorities and drive design decisions to keep on schedule; ensure quality; and support launch and service. As a technical leader, this person is expected to drive technical excellence at every level while leading the team to identify and address technical risks early through rigorous design reviews.

This role will be the primary R&D technical presence on the Ambulatory Infusion product development program core team, the cross-functional team charged with the success of critical product launches. The BD Ambulatory Infusion Pump development team is a global development group consisting of >50 BD associates and contractors. This role is considered to be an ‘Individual Contributor’, without direct supervisory responsibility but will require technical team leadership for multiple engineering disciplines.

Additionally, the Senior Staff Systems Engineer will demonstrate a strong background of leadership that:

  • Ensures excellent planning and effective use of resources that will achieve organizational goals

  • Drives and leads problem resolution at an accelerated pace using new approaches and methodologies

  • Is able to deep dive into technical issues and provide technical leadership

  • Is proactive, able to deliver and execute

  • Can regularly and effectively interact with other senior leaders for briefings and technical meetings

  • Effectively communicate progress toward project/program goals

  • Uses independent judgment to develop strategies and implement operational policies and directives

  • Has developed leaders and direct reports for current and future needs and will positively align talent decisions to strategic plans

  • Has strong business acumen and customer-centricity

Education & Experience:

  • Strong working knowledge and experience with medical devices are preferred. Experience with Infusion products or similar medical devices are a plus.

  • Advanced degree in a related engineering discipline (Electrical, Physics, Mechanical, Software, Systems) highly desirable

  • At least 10 years of increasing responsibility in R & D technical engineering roles

  • Extensive and successful experience in product development, with a clear understanding of product development and quality management systems processes.

  • Regulated industry experience (MDD, FDA, Automotive, Industrial, etc.)

  • Familiarity with Electro-mechanical systems and Software connectivity

  • Direct experience with highly connected systems and systems integration

  • Multi-disciplinary engineering team leadership

  • Cross-functional team membership

  • Project management experience for complex systems

  • Experience transferring product to manufacturing

Willingness to travel up to 10% (domestic and international).

If you’re a team player who is passionate about Engineering and ‘advancing the world of health’ and we’ve just described your career aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button where you will be directed to our website to apply directly.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

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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