BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Electro-Mechanical Shift Technician in Drogheda, Ireland

Job Description Summary

The 4 x Shift Engineer role is to provide technical support to ensure the effective operation of the manufacturing area and associated utilities.

Key to this role is a rapid response to any equipment related downtime. Equally important is to continually focus improving line yield and efficiency issues as they arise. Having a structured approach to troubleshooting problems that vary in complexity is important. In order to facilitate the above, a good knowledge of high-speed assembly and packaging processes is required.

Job Description

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 this steady growth and expansion taking place we are now recruiting a 4 x Shift Engineer whose role is to provide technical support to ensure the effective operation of the manufacturing area and associated utilities.

Key to this role is a rapid response to any equipment related downtime. Equally important is to continually focus improving line yield and efficiency issues as they arise. Having a structured approach to troubleshooting problems that vary in complexity is important. In order to facilitate the above, a good knowledge of high-speed assembly and packaging processes is required.

As 4 x Shift Engineer your responsibilities are to include:

  • Respond quickly to any equipment related downtime in the manufacturing process

  • Demonstrate flexibility and mobility as needed to support operational needs.

  • In the event of unplanned maintenance, inform the Team Leader at first available opportunity of the estimated duration and/or impact of the repair work.

  • Ensure adequate communications are maintained such that key information is passed on the other Technicians, Engineering and Team Leaders as applicable.

  • Ensure all preventative maintenance activities are done on time and recorded in full on the designated forms. Report any unusual observations where applicable.

  • Use the correct procedure for booking out any spares parts from the stores area

  • Ensure that all process parameters are recorded properly and in a timely manner

  • Support all CI projects as required to help improve equipment reliability.

  • Work to the highest engineering standards while maintaining safety requirements at all times.

  • Assist with validation of new and existing equipment as needed

  • Comply fully with changes in Quality system procedures and complete all designate C2C training on time

The successful candidate will have a strong background in machine maintenance in a high speed manufacturing environment. You will be technically qualified with a national certificate in either fitter/turning or as an electrician and/or suitable 3rd level qualification.

You will be an excellent communicator who can interact with all levels of colleagues. You will have good numeracy & literacy skills. You will be Hands on and have a sense of urgency when reacting to equipment related issues. Ability to function as part of a team and work on own initiative. The ideal candidate will have some PLC experience this is preferred but is not essential.

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.

Primary Work Location

IRL Drogheda - Donore Rd

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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.