BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Electronic/Electrical R&D Engineer in Limerick, Ireland

Job Description Summary

BD is looking for a highly talented Electronic R&D Engineer who will be responsible for contributing to electrical/electronic engineering and product design. You will be developing electro-mechanical medical devices and supporting projects in all phases, from technology development through commercialization. As part of an expanding team you will have excellent opportunities to broaden your knowledge and develop your career within a Global business

Job Description

BD is a global medical technology company focused on improving drug therapies, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. BD provides an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We are always seeking people who have a passion and commitment to join our Company on its journey in ‘advancing the world of health’.

BDBI in Raheen, Limerick is a 39,000 Square ft R&D and Manufacturing Facility. We Design, develop and Manufacture RUO (Research Use Only) Instruments supporting the Biomedical Research field.

The team consists of Engineers and Scientists spanning Hardware and Systems engineering, Software Development, and Biological Applications. BDBI also boasts capability in Instrument Manufacturing and Supply Chain.

The team have supported a number of exciting projects from concept through to full product development and commercial launch. We now have a newly created position for an Electronic/Electrical R&D Engineer. The successful candidate will provide support in the design of PCB Board and layout, troubleshooting, and will validate design along UL/EMI regulatory requirements. This person will assist with the creation and development of specialized devices, software solutions and systems to be used within the medical field. Key responsibilities for this role include

  • Design electronic assemblies and printed circuit board assemblies to support electro-mechanical medical device product development and life cycle.

  • Work with cross functional teams such as mechanical, software, systems and quality engineering to contribute to project schedules and project budgets in the coordination of overall product development.

  • Evaluate and implements designs to insure that all agency requirements (UL, IEC, FDA) are being met

  • Design and tests for EMI compliance, safety, manufacturability.

  • Apply failure analysis skills to determine and document root cause of product system or component failure.

  • Generate design specifications, test protocols and test reports.

  • Participate in technical design reviews to ensure electrical design integrity and safety are achieved.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 6 mths experience of electrical engineering design experience, preferably in PCB design. You will have a Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Masters of Science degree preferred). You will have previous experience of working with Systems integration especially in electromechanical systems is a plus. You will have previous experience in the design of microcontroller based instrumentation and front-end analog sensor electronics, motor controllers, switching power supplies, battery charging circuits, keypads, displays as well as A/D and digital electronics. Experience of utilisizing laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, power supplies, waveform generators, microscopes, environmental chambers, etc. The Ideal candidate will have familiarity with circuit design, PCB design, electro-mechanical design, EMI/EMC compliance, safety compliance, failure investigation/troubleshooting. This role is working in a team of 12 and involves working in many cross functional departments so the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication & presentation skills. This person must be able to work in a multi-disciplinary team but must also have the ability to self-motivate and work independently. This role is to specifically support to snr electronic engineers. Knowledge of IEC 60601 3rd Edition Compliance DFSS knowledge is a plus experience.

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 Limerick - Raheen Business Park

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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.