Job ID R-453024 Date posted 11/29/2022

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.

BD Enniscorthy is part of the Peripheral Intervention business of BD Interventional. Our site in Enniscorthy has approximately 500 people working across many functions from R&D, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, Clinical, Operations and Supply Chain/Purchasing etc.

The R&D team are growing, starting exciting and diverse new medical device product development projects in the peripheral vasculature and oncology fields. This role will provide the opportunity to work within a dynamic R&D group where you will experience diverse technologies, projects from early Idea phase through to Launch phase, work with Health Care Professionals (HCP) to gather/refine design inputs, develop and participate in preclinical studies, work with clinical teams to develop first-in-human device test protocols, gain first-hand clinical observation experience, experience design and process development activities and complete validation of novel products.

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The successful applicant shall have a primary focus in the support of developing, optimizing, implementing, and validating components/elements of a medical device. You will perform hands-on testing in optimization of a device; conduct process development activities to understand process inputs and outputs; assist/write technical documents, validation protocols and reports; prepare work instructions and standard operating procedures; assist in conducting design and process qualification and validation; support equipment development; support other activities from R&D, Quality, Operations, and Regulatory Affairs.

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Essential / Key Job Responsibilities (including supervisory and/or fiscal):

  • Design: Design components of a medical device, translating intangible design inputs into tangible engineering specifications and drawings. Select appropriate materials, processes and vendors to achieve the design, and challenge these designs against design specifications, clinical use scenarios and international standards. Build test parts for engineering evaluation, pre-clinical studies and clinical studies.
  • Process Development: assists in the development and optimization of processes to understand key process inputs and outputs, using statistic methods such as DOE as appropriate. Supports new process equipment and tooling development, including specification development, vendor selection and negotiation.
  • Documentation: prepare work instructions and standard operating procedures (SOP), write technical documents and reports. Prepare raw material specifications and drawings. Assist in preparing verification and validation protocols and reports.
  • Test Method Development: develop new engineering test methods and clinically relevant simulated use test methods in conjunction with R&D technicians; prepare and assist in the validation of test methods.
  • Testing: perform lab bench testing, conduct engineering and competitor evaluations, development unit testing, and execute verification and validation activities.
  • Training: train technicians on new design and process development as well as new test methods. Assist/conduct new process development training with operations and quality assurance.
  • Supervisory/mentoring/coaching: Mentor/coach R&D technicians through New Product Development activities like new process development, R&D materials/inventory control etc. May lead or manage technicians or engineering interns.

Other Responsibilities may include, however are not limited to:

  • Assist in the support of Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory & R&D to ensure systems are compliant with all internal and external guidelines.
  • Assist in design and process root cause analysis and support non-conforming product and complaint investigations.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or other related engineering discipline.  Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering degree preferred.
  • Experience: 0-3 years of industrial experience in R&D or process development, preferably in medical device or other regulated FDA/QSR and ISO environment.
  • Demonstrated hands-on technical aptitude.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in design (DV&V) or process validation (IQ, OQ and PQ), writing protocols and reports to support verification and validation activities for product commercialization; ability to assist in executing validation.
  • Ability to analyze data, interpret results, and write reports. Proficient in statistic software is a plus.
  • Knowledge of cGMP and GLP is a plus.
  • Training in Six Sigma or Design for Six Sigma is a plus.

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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