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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Moulding Shift Technician (4 x Shift Cycle) in Louth, Ireland

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BD is a global medical technology company focused on improving drug therapies, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. BD provides an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We are always seeking people who have a passion and commitment to join our Company on its journey in ‘advancing the world of health’.

Our site in Drogheda is commencing a major upgrade and refurbishment of all facilities. In addition to this investment there are a number of new lines being brought into production. This BD facility is the only one globally which manufactures one of our new PosiFlush™ products.

With all these exciting developments taking place we are recruiting for a Moulding Technician (18-month fixed term contract) to provide hands on technical support to ensure the efficient operation of the moulding department. A rapid response to line downtime situations is critical and focus will be on equipment yield & efficiency.

As Moulding Technician , you will be responsible for continuously monitoring the performance of a wide range of moulding equipment and automation to ensure that production and quality targets are maintained, while operating within the constraints of the validated processing window at all times.

You will also be involved in troubleshooting and continuous improvement initiatives and ensure smooth operation of the plant. You will assist in the validation of new and existing equipment. This person will comply fully with changes in the quality system and EHS procedures.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure appropriate action is taken to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner using systematic approach to problem solving install and set-up a range of multi cavity moulds and automation for the production of medical device components;

  • Complete mould repairs as required to ensure optimum mould performance;

  • Start up and shut down of moulding presses and ancillary equipment, applying industry best practice at all times;

  • Liaise with vendors, suppliers and local engineering shops;

  • Support continuous improvement activities to help optimise the performance of the moulding department;

  • Assist with the training of general, technical and apprentice resources as required.

The successful candidate must have a technical qualification in Mechanical/Electrical or Toolmaking acquired through apprenticeship or 3rd level and will have a minimum of 2 years industrial experience in an injection moulding environment preferably in the medical/pharmaceutical industry. Knowledge of injection moulding robots would be a distinct advantage.

The company operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. This is a 4-Cycle Shift Pattern role (Days and Nights). You must be willing to work 2 x 12-hour days, followed by 2 x 12-hour nights, followed by 4 days off.

You can look forward to a rewarding career, great benefits package, collaborative working and opportunities to expand your skills in this fast moving, dynamic and agile business.

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 where you will be directed to our website to apply directly.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Drogheda - Donore Rd

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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