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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Production Technician (on site) in Plymouth, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary


BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

BD Plymouth, a state-of-the-art Manufacturing 27 acre site, proud to be actively recruiting driven, passionate and team–orientated people to supplement our highly skilled team during this period of growth. You can look forward to an exciting career, phenomenal benefits package, collaborative working and opportunities to expand your skills in this fast moving, dynamic and agile business.

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)

We have continuous day shift available with attractive shift premiums of 32%.

We require Production Technicians to work as part of the manufacturing team providing technical and processing activities associated with the manufacture of medical device components.

Job Description

  • Attend to electro-mechanical faults , diagnosing and repairing in a timely manner to keep up with production targets.

  • Conduct Planned Preventative Maintenance ( PPM ) and refurbish offline machinery and ancillaries.

  • 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.

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

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

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

Primary Work Location

GBR Plymouth - Belliver Industrial Estate

Additional Locations

Work Shift

GB-Con-PLY Yellow 11-23-Shift A 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.

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