BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Metrologist in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Job Description Summary

Reporting to a Quality Manager the Metrologist is responsible for oversight and developing suitable measurement methods for moulded components, the measurement of tooling steels and the ongoing development of the measurement capability of the business.

Job Description

Our facility in Dun Laoghaire has recently completed a large expansion plan and now produces the majority of pen needles for the diabetes market globally. We are now ramping up to commence producing the newest BD product to support the diabetes market here onsite. With all these exciting developments taking place we are recruiting a Metrologist who will be responsible for the oversight and developing suitable measurement methods for moulded components, the measurement of tooling steels and the ongoing development of the measurement capability of the business.

As a Metrologist your responsibilities will include :

  • Development of appropriate effective measurement methods concurrent with latest technologies.

  • The writing and control of automated measurement programmes, preferably Zeiss CMM and CT scanning, OGP Vision Systems.

  • Supporting the development of appropriate measurement fixtures.

  • Completion of measurement studies, such as measurement system analysis, test method validations.

  • Writing measurement reports which include statistical and layout inspection as appropriate.

  • Participate as required in validation activities relating to control plan measurement methods.

  • Raise appropriate Standard Operating Procedures as required.

  • Ensuring adequate metrology equipment maintenance and control of the relevant service contracts.

  • Provide local troubleshooting expertise when issues arise with measurement equipment.

  • Update and maintain Metrology databases, using Sharepoint.

  • Income inspections

  • File Inspection & Product release – before and after steri.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in manufacturing engineering, preferably moulding. You will have a Degree or above in related Engineering/Quality discipline or relevant extensive Metrology experience. Relevant experience within a quality control environment working with a range of measurement equipment and with the knowledge of a wide range of measurement techniques. You will be an excellent communicator who can interact with all levels of colleagues and bring cross team working to its fullest potential. The ideal candidate will lead, develop and manage on a day to day basis, the in-house metrology team including a metrologist and metrology technicians x 5. As required you will participate in validation activities relating to control plan measurement methods. You will be required to train associates in the use of relevant metrology equipment. This role requires you to raise, submit and justify Cost/Benefit analysis as required.

You will have experience of working in a Lean Manufacturing environment and be able to demonstrate professional experience of working in a complex manufacturing environment. This role reports into the quality manager.

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 Dun Laoghaire - Pottery Road

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.