BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Electronic Engineer in Limerick, Ireland

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Job Description

The Difference of One

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

Be the Difference in Electronic Engineering

You will be responsible for the design, development and enhancement of electrical and electronic designs required for instrumented, automated diagnostic lab systems. You will work closely with other Electrical, Mechanical, Systems and Software Engineering associates as a member of a project team. Independently evaluate and apply engineering principles to fulfill project objectives. Collect, record, report, interpret and analyze data, present results to others. Design, develop, and execute electronics, electrical and embedded software subsystems with minimal supervision. Act independently, provide guidance and work assignments to less experienced engineers and technicians.

Be the Electronic Engineer

  • Lead the design of major electronic and electrical subsystems.

  • Apply electronic and electrical engineering expertise to develop medical instrument system architecture and resolve complex issues.

  • Interact closely with software, systems, mechanical and electrical engineering functions to develop comprehensive solutions to design problems.

  • Hold design reviews for modules and subsystems. Participate in design reviews of other team members.

  • Develop system level design specifications for the electrical and electro-optical systems in instrumented products.

  • Utilize excellent troubleshooting skills with hands on approach to identify root cause and corrective actions.

  • Complete product design enhancement projects; improve reliability and upgrade current designs leading to increased value and customer satisfaction.

  • Thoroughly assess the ability of proposed designs to meet specified requirements including manufacturability and serviceability.

  • Interact with Manufacturing, Medical, Regulatory, Quality, Marketing and Field Service throughout projects providing technical assessments and communications to business leadership.

  • Participate in and provide input into planning the technical development activities from concept through successful commercialization within established schedules, budgets and product cost targets.

Be Qualified

A Bachelor's Degree in Electronic or Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience, or a MSEE with 3 years relevant experience that includes the following areas:

  • Must be able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of electronics.

  • An innovative way of thinking with a high level of self-motivation.

  • Excellent schematic design experience involving analogue, digital and interfacing to microprocessors.

  • PCB design, build, procurement and test techniques.

  • Electro-mechanical-firmware integration of motion control systems including servo and stepper motors, actuators and position sensors.

  • Temperature control, driving heaters, blowers and TEC devices including interfacing to temperature sensing devices such as RTDs, thermistors and solid state devices.

  • Interfacing optical hardware, LEDs, photodiodes, laser diodes, PMTs, etc..

Familiar with Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Design for Test (DFT) and Design to Cost (DTC) methodologies. Able to multitask and maintain focus on priorities.

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.