Job ID R-454121 Date posted 10.19.2022

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 75,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

At the Enniscorthy facility, we manufacture angioplasty devices for the treatment of Peripheral & Coronary artery disease. In the last years, thanks to our in-house R&D team, we have diversified the offering. We design, develop and manufacture innovative and exciting minimally invasive medical devices associated with peripheral artery disease, diabetes, surgical procedures, and oncology. Our teams bring to the market novel solutions, as well as keep developing internal equipment allowing us to be flexible. For you, this means the opportunity to make an impact on a global scale, both on-site and collaborating with people from around the world.

This is an exciting opportunity to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract, with the potential of a permanent role in the future for the right candidate!

Job Description

The Manufacturing Engineer is involved with ensuring all manufacturing processes are run safely and to schedule. You will report to the Engineering Manager or Engineering Lea and will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Improve product quality, labor efficiency, and throughput through the use improved manufacturing techniques using Six Sigma principles.

  • Participate and sometimes leads on project teams with engineers, technicians and other professionals of various disciplines/departments to continuously improve product, equipment, and fixture processes on the manufacturing line 

  • Initiate and develop process validations, software validation and equipment validations 

  • Equipment design, development and optimization for more complex equipment

  • Perform engineering work typically including one of the following: process/product improvements, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process study, evaluation of process models/process improvements, development improvement of equipment, tools, fixtures and report preparation 

  • Understands and performs Project plans, risk analysis project updates and Project implementation for more complex projects

  • Understands and can create Process FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis) review and update 

  • Update of manufacturing and test method Documentation to reflect current practice

  • Part of a team that can conduct complaints investigations, CAPA investigations and Continuous Improvement activities to improve the product or process.

  • Plans and coordinates engineering test builds.

  • Participates in analysis of problems in design, process and test development, using Six Sigma principles.

  • Prepares and presents oral and written project updates and technical discussions.

About you:

Education and/or Experience:

You will have a minimum of Bachelors degree in engineering plus a minimum of twoyears’ experience (ideally in the medical device) or a Master’s degree in a technical field.  Any GMP experience a distinct advantage.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to make and present engineering decisions
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Basic engineering cost analysis
  • Basic tooling and design and drafting knowledge
  • Analyze and optimize existing process and ability to create new processes
  • Create, analyze and optimize manufacturing and quality systems
  • Ability to create and provide training
  • Basic Comparative statistics
  • Software application skills (Minitab, SolidWorks, AutoCad)
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to create, review and coordinate test protocols and reports
  • Ability to generate engineering proposals
  • Oral and written presentation skills
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Six Sigma Knowledge, Yellow Belt Certified
  • Understanding of regulatory environment

This role is a 12 month fixed term position based out of Enniscorthy. The position offers hybrid working (3 days in the office and 2 from home) with a competitive salary and package. For the right candidate there could certainly be the opportunity of a permanent position at the end of this contract.

Click on apply if this sounds like you!

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity 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, or any other protected status.

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

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