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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Shift Engineering Technician in Plymouth, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Be part of something bigger!

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 a rewarding career, phenomenal benefits package, collaborative working and opportunities to expand your skills in this fast paced, dynamic and agile business.

We have continuous night shift available with an attractive shift premium of 48%.

We are looking for a Shift Engineering Technician (electrical bias preferred) who will support the Process group in resolving technical issues within the production areas of our site. You will use your technical expertise to guide and mentor Production Technicians, work to improve processes using your creativity, fault find, troubleshoot, refurbishment of equipment and parts, attend breakdowns and take ownership and use your initiative to champion continuous improvement.

Job Description

Main responsibilities will include:

Provide technical expertise and assistance to the Production Technicians in resolving complex machine related faults. To be or become the ‘process specialist’ for certain equipment/process.

  • Act as a mentor to the Production Technicians and seek opportunities for their development with regards to effective fault diagnosis and the transfer of knowledge regarding new and existing technology.

  • To be conversant and responsible in the use of technology, such as ‘Laptops’ (for fault diagnosis on all types of equipment).

  • Identify improvements to existing equipment that lead to cost reductions, increased efficiency, quality and H&S improvements using MES, SAP and production downtime history.

  • Provide assistance to Project and Process Groups during the installation and start-up of new equipment and continuous improvement programmes.

  • Take ownership for running small process improvement projects as agreed with the process group, including the co-ordination of relevant skills (Toolroom, Quality, Validation etc.).

About you

To be successful in this role, you should be able to demonstrate a proven track record in a high-volume assembly and manufacturing environment. You will use your IT skills to operate the SAP system to log maintenance and order parts as well as using laptops to diagnose faults. You will have a good engineering aptitude that will help you fault find and tackle technical problems. Ideally, you will have a background in hydraulics, pneumatics, robotics, electrical and servo systems. You will have an ONC/HNC in an engineering subject or equivalent experience. You will be a good communicator with a positive demeanour and patience when assisting and guiding less experienced associates.

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, colour, 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, or any other protected status.

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

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.

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 asc.americas@bd.com

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