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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Process Engineer (Delivery Device) in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

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BD, also known as Becton Dickinson, provides pen needles for the care of Diabetes patients globally. The plant, based in Dun Laoghaire, runs 24/7 and is the Worldwide Centre of Excellence for Pen Needle Manufacturing within the BD organization, producing 4.6 billion medical devices annually. Here we employ approximately 450 people across Operations, Engineering, Quality and R&D.

With all these exciting developments taking place we are recruiting for a Process Engineer on a permanent basis on our exquisite site in Dun Laoghaire.

As a member of the engineering group that provides engineering support within a high volume, fully automated manufacturing environment, the Process Engineer is responsible for and involved in process development, troubleshooting, maintenance and continuous improvement of the production process and equipment in the assigned manufacturing area.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop, design, and evaluate equipment and/or processes. Requirement for novel and innovative approaches;

  • Develop knowledge to become the subject matter expert for assigned processes;

  • Drive process improvements through identification of problem areas/opportunities and collaborate with internal groups and external vendors using Lean / Six Sigma and project management techniques;

  • Drive structured problem-solving through technician and engineering groups;

  • Assist with Quality Non-conformances, Customer Complaints and CAPA investigations;

  • Develop and manage preventive maintenance plans;

  • Liaise with external equipment manufacturers / suppliers;

  • Ensure that all group activities are fully compliant with the Business Quality Policy;

  • Manage projects related to product & equipment development;

  • Adherence to current health, safety and environmental best practice, ensuring that all work is appropriately risk assessed;

  • Liaise with R&D teams as required, providing design for manufacture input on component / assembly development projects;

  • Provide support to operations, optimising existing processes as needed to ensure that engineering work orders / production related goals are met;

  • Other work relevant to skills as requested by the Engineering Leader.

The successful candidate would have a primary degree in an Engineering discipline and have a vast process engineering experience within a regulated manufacturing environment. Strong data analysis skills and experience applying Six Sigma or equivalent structured problem-solving approaches.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of process optimisation with strong background in design of experiments. Knowledge of 3D Solid Modelling software and Lean techniques: Standard Work, TPM is advantageous. High speed automation experience, equipment validation and documentation are advantageous.

BD’s benefits are very attractive including a bonus scheme with the option of either cash or BD Shares, Family Health Insurance, better than average pension contributions based on your full salary and other fantastic benefits.

You can look forward to a rewarding career, collaborative working and opportunities to expand your skills and progress your career in this fast moving, dynamic and agile business.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Dun Laoghaire - Pottery Road

Additional Locations

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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.

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