BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Mechanical Engineering Manager in Limerick, Ireland

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Are you ready to make a difference in this world? Do you want to be part of a team that develops ground-breaking medical and biotechnology services and devices? One person can make a singular difference in saving and improving lives. At BD, we are looking for amazing, passionate and dedicated people like you. BD, a company standing on 120 years of innovation in medical technology, is currently recruiting talented individuals to join our new Research and Development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick.

BD’s purpose is to advance the world of health. As part of our team, you will be on the forefront of creating and developing specialized devices, software solutions and systems to help others. Our new Centre in Limerick provides you with cutting edge technology and a creative environment to be inspired to tap into your inner genius.

BD is looking for a highly talented Mechanical Engineering Manager to take responsibility for managing mechanical engineering activities and professionals on site and collaborating with MMS Mechanical Engineering teams for priorities and technical direction. Being a split role – 60% leadership and 40% coaching/hands on, this will suit a proven hardware / mechanical lead professional who has the drive to lead and succeed. The suitable candidate will take full responsibility for resourcing projects, incorporating DFSS practices into engineering activities, staff technical development, recruiting and hiring as well as development of succession candidates.

You are the one who can make the difference. Join us and be a crucial part of advancing the world of health!

Be the Mechanical Engineering Manager:

  • Project Core Team monitoring: assessing progress of assigned resources and influencing technical direction.

  • Insuring work conducted using good engineering practice, supported by appropriate analysis and test.

  • Accountability for mechanical designs produced by staff

  • Technical review of designs produced by design partners

  • Partnering with other business leaders to optimize project execution.

  • Program/Project Management

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Systems Engineering

  • Firmware Dev

  • Quality

  • Marketing

  • Continuous improvement activities of engineering and business processes to support improved quality, efficiency and time to market.

  • Product related Risk Management activities

Be Qualified:

  • Design for Six Sigma knowledge

  • Customer focused

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience of working in a collaborative engineering environment

  • Computer literate with good oral and written presentation skills

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Experience with root cause investigation using a CAPA or other issue tracking process.


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant industrial experience in an electro-mechanical environment, preferably medical.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing technical staff


  • Knowledge of international standards applicable to medical devices, including IEC 60601.

  • Experience with data acquisition, analysis, and statistical methods.

  • Expertise in interdisciplinary systems, including electromechanical and electronic systems

  • Experience in design verification of Medical Device in a FDA-regulated environment is preferred.

  • Familiarity with 3D Inventor, SolidWorks, and Minitab is highly desirable.

  • Experience over the full product life cycle is desired.

The BD Difference

BD, founded in 1897, is a global medical technology company with over 40,000 associates in over 100 countries. We create specialized devices, solutions and systems to address many of the world’s most pressing healthcare needs. We operate under a single purpose: “to advance the world of health”.

We have been a strong employer presence in Ireland for over 50 years. Join us and be our newest team member making the difference!

Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

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.