Job ID R-454548 Date posted 01/25/2023

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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Job Description

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.

What we can offer you

This role is on a permanent basis, Mon to Fri offering a competitive salary,

Our generous benefits including:

• Hybrid and Flexi working options for non-shift based roles

• Matched contribution Pension scheme up to 10% of salary

• Life assurance and critical illness cover

• Private Medical Insurance

• Share save scheme – matched up to £150/month

• Reward & recognition scheme linked to Health and Safety and Continuous Improvement

• Employee Assistance Program, supporting the physical, mental and financial wellbeing

• Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme

• Subsidized canteen

• Free car parking

• 24 days holiday (25 after 5 years)

Our vision for BD Plymouth

Become part of the Integrated Diagnostic Systems Group!

BD Plymouth, a state-of-the-art Manufacturing 27 acre site, is proud to be actively recruiting driven, passionate and team–orientated people to supplement our highly skilled team during this period of growth. You can look forward to an exciting career, phenomenal benefits package, collaborative working and opportunities to expand your skills in this fast-moving, dynamic and agile business.

About the role

Are you a Quality Engineer from the medical devices/pharma or aerospace environment and do you have experience with CAPA, SPC, internal audits, compliance and validation? If your answer is yes, then read on!

We have a new opportunity due to a promotion in a team of 7 quality engineers in the large plant of 900 + employees. Your goal will be training & guidance on QMS procedures and protocols. You will be also responsible for monitoring all the operational aspects of the quality system and improving operational efficiency, on the shop floor, handling non-conforming material and driving Continuous Improvement.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Support cross-functional activities in the execution of validations, internal audits, third-party regulatory audits and customer complaints

  • Use six sigma continuous improvement techniques to implement suitable corrective/ preventive actions to reduce quality issues.

  • Ensure compliance with documented specifications and procedures

  • Develop and issue control plans, quality documentation and visual aids.

  • Provide training and development for Statistical Process Control (SPC), and mentoring Quality Inspection Teams.

About you

The successful candidate will have 5 years of working experience as a Quality Engineer within a high-volume manufacturing-controlled environment. You will ideally have knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles, experience with MS Excel, Minitab or similar statistical analysis software, and the ability to influence people.

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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Primary Work Location

GBR Plymouth - Belliver Industrial Estate

Additional Locations

Work Shift

GB-PLY Office Staff 0830-1630 (United Kingdom)

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  • Problem-solver
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Advancing the world of health™

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.

As a new employee what I like most about BD are the many learning and professional developmental opportunities for growth offered. It is good to know that there are so many resources to choose from.

Zakiyyah Walker
Staff Engineer

Since joining BD, I really have liked the people I work with on a daily basis and the collaboration towards common goals.

Michael Carrano
Senior Program Manager

BD is full of passionate, loyal, and driven people that have a common goal of advancing healthcare without sacrificing quality or service.

Justyna Zielinska
Project Manager



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