Job ID R-376456 Date posted 12/10/2020 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

Engineering Shift Technician

Job Description Summary

Job Description

BD, also known as Becton Dickinson, provides pen needles for the care of Diabetes patients globally. The plant, based in Dun Laoghaire, runs 24/7 and is the Worldwide Centre of Excellence for Pen Needle Manufacturing within the BD organization, producing 4.6 billion medical devices annually. Here we employ approximately 450 people across Operations, Engineering, Quality and R&D.

With all these exciting developments taking place we are recruiting for a Shift Engineering Technician on a permanent basis on our exquisite site in Dun Laoghaire.

As a Shift Engineering Technician, you will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, overhaul, adjustment and modification of plant and production equipment, as well as the fabrication of new cutting-edge equipment.

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a fully automated, state of the art facility, giving you room to grow your skills and experiences in a complex, matrix, international organization.

This will include:

  • Maintain production lines at optimal performance and drive continuous improvement to increase output, reduce downtime and waste;
  • High attention to detail, maintaining all recording and reporting systems on engineering related matters;
  • Assist with the training of other Engineering Technicians, new recruits and apprentices as required.

As the newest member of our Technician team, you will have strong experience in mechanical/electrical engineering and controls systems associated with high volume manufacturing equipment and hold Third Level Qualification or National Craft Certificate in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering with experience working hands on in a similar environment.

BD’s benefits are very attractive including a bonus scheme with the option of either cash or BD Shares, Family Health Insurance, better than average pension contributions based on your full salary and other fantastic benefits.

You can look forward to a rewarding career, collaborative working and opportunities to expand your skills and progress your career in this fast moving, dynamic and agile business.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Dun Laoghaire - Pottery Road

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"I like being able to make a difference. Working at BD is an opportunity where the products save lives every day."
Current Employee - Anonymous, Limerick

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