BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Process Engineer - 12mth Contract in Drogheda, Ireland

Job Description Summary

The role of this Process Engineer within the plant is too provide technical support to ensure optimum performance of the department. A rapid response to line downtime situations is critical with a key focus on equipment yield & efficiency while maintaining compliance to all EHS and quality standards.

Job Description


  • Provide engineering and technical support to the Senior Process Engineer and Maintenance Technicians

  • Continuously monitor the performance of a wide range of assembly and packaging equipment to ensure that production and quality targets are maintained,

  • Ensure appropriate action is taken to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner using a systematic approach to problem solving

  • Ensure that all preventive maintenance activities are completed on time

  • Ensure that process parameters are maintained within the validated process windows

  • Support the validation of new and existing equipment to ISO & FDA standards

  • Participate in initiatives as required including Lean, 6 Sigma and 5S projects

  • Complete all designated continuous improvement programs on schedule through detailed planning and timely execution

  • Cooperate fully with changes in technology and embrace any requirements to acquire additional skills

  • Comply fully with changes in Quality system and EHS procedures

  • Contribute to plants ongoing compliance with ISO13485/FDA standards and with changes in Quality system procedures

  • Liaise with / manage vendors and suppliers as required

  • Support ongoing training and development of the Maintenance Technicians


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience within a high volume, highly automated assembly and/or packaging operation

  • Experience with the installation and/or qualification of new equipment would be advantageous

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills

  • Good Literacy and numeracy skills

  • Experience of working in cross-functional teams

  • Some travel will be required to support new projects

  • Engineering Degree (preferably Mechanical or Production)

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.