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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Production Technician (Moulding) (Onsite) in Plymouth, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

We are looking for a Production Technician (Moulding) who will work under direction of a Process Engineer and be responsible for all technical and processing activities associated with the manufacture of the relevant components.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible.

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health ™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means learning and working alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

Become a maker of possible with us!

Our generous benefits including:

• Matched contribution Pension scheme up to 10% of salary

• Life assurance and critical illness cover

• Private Medical Insurance

• Share save scheme – matched up to £150/month

• Reward & recognition scheme linked to Health and Safety and Continuous Improvement

• Employee Assistance Program, supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing

• Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme

• Subsidized canteen

• Free car parking

• 24 days holiday (25 after 5 years)

This is a night shift position, 11pm - 11am, 3 days on and 3 days off. With this role you will receive an impressive 48% Shift premium on top of a highly competitive salary.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Under the direction of the Process Engineer implements all activities to maximise equipment efficiency in order to meet the manufacturing plan/production schedule and budgeted equipment expectations.

  • Ensures all manufacturing equipment is set up and produces product according to established Quality Control specifications and standards. Maintaining acceptable quality and waste levels.

  • Ensures that any statutory legislation and/or quality system requirements are adhered to with regard to process changes and equipment modification.

  • Continually monitors in-process quality, addressing issues as needed to prevent product holds.

  • Ensures that all existing and new equipment and processes are operated in compliance with all current Quality Control, Health & Safety and Environmental legislation and regulatory requirements.

  • Operational responsibilities include covering breaks, operating production machinery, assembling product, performing quality checks and pallet release duties.

  • Works closely with Operational, Engineering and Quality Control personnel to actively pursue and promote continuous improvement; SSU, 5S, KAS, Near Miss, etc.

  • Ensure all equipment is maintained as assigned, and in accordance with requirements detailed on the appropriate schedule/plan or work instruction. Ensuring the minimisation of downtime within planned costs for repair and spares

  • To support engineering in the installation and validation of new equipment and technology and ensure a smooth and acceptable transfer to production.

  • Become actively involved and contribute to regular team meetings and participate in project teams as required.

  • Work efficiently and co-operate with the Process Engineer, Engineering Technician and fellow associates at all times to meet required production targets.

  • Escalates unresolved issues in a timely manner to the Engineering Technician and Process Engineer, works in an assisting capacity in order to develop problem solving abilities.

  • Ensure good communication and effective information transfer between the shifts.

  • Ensures accurate and timely entry of data on to SAP.

  • Carry out any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Process Engineer.

About you

  • Qualification in either electrical, hydraulic or mechanical engineering such as C&G, ONC, HNC and experience in a high volume, highly automated manufacturing environment.

  • Knowledge of tooling and moulding from manufacturing industry such as medical devices, T1 automotive, food & beverage, general manufacturing would be the advantage.

  • Good engineering aptitude, “hands on approach” and have a keen eye for creative engineering solutions.

  • Excellent communication skills and are I.T. literate.

  • Organised and self-motivated with a safety awareness of electrical, compressed air and pressurised systems.

Click on apply if this sounds like you!

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.

To learn more about BD visit: https://bd.com/careers

Primary Work Location

GBR Plymouth - Belliver Industrial Estate

Additional Locations

Work Shift

GB-Con-PLY Green 23-11-Shift B type (United Kingdom)

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.

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