Manufacturing Technician


At the Enniscorthy facility, we manufacture mainly angioplasty catheters that are used in both coronary and peripheral procedures to unblock arteries. We are now recruiting a Manufacturing Technician to join the team.

In this position, you will be responsible for all the technical aspects involved in supporting operations in the assigned area.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

Why join us?

A career at BD means learning and working alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

Become a maker of possible with us!

Example of working hours:

Monday – Thursday 6:15am – 4:30pm

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Support production daily and ensure minimal downtime on the lines due to equipment/machine issues.
  • Assist in the generation/execution of test protocols and procedures.
  • Set up and operate manufacturing and/or test equipment. Record data with limited supervision.
  • Maintain accurate data and organize and present data in a reportable format.
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of BD site policies and procedures and ISO and FDA requirements.
  • Complete calibration/maintenance activities as per schedule Weekly/Monthly etc.
  • Complete actions generated from GMP audits.
  • Responsible for driving/assisting in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of processes and equipment to produce products that meet customer requirements and are cost effective.
  • Responsible for assisting in system assurance including documentation, testing and inspection, product and process development, and non-confirming product investigations.
  • Provide advice and feedback on corrective actions in a timely manner.
  • Work with engineering on functionality issues and procedure updates.
  • Connect with engineering on equipment performance and functionality issues.
  • Help monitor productivity by tracking equipment downtime issues.
  • Assist with the installation, debug and validation of process equipment.
  • Maintain a clean/tidy and safe work area.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to supervisor.

About you:

  • Level 6/7 qualifcation in a relevant field is a distinct advantage.
  • Offering support to other functions in software validation of equipment controls such as Building management systems, facility controls, process equipment controls, HR administrative systems etc.
  • Strong background managing day to day workloads and dealing with complex issues with a proven track record of root causing and implementing solutions.
  • Understanding of mechanical, electrical and other utility systems.
  • Experience in maintenance technician preferably in a medical device manufacturing process.
  • High level of understanding of Lean and Six Sigma principles is required.
  • Experience in performing calibration and maintenance activities and rapid prototyping.
  • Ability to problem solve/flexible and ability to deep dive and use a logical approach to fault find.
  • Proficiency in personal computer software (Microsoft Office and Excel).
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good communication skills (written/verbal) and ability to integrate written and verbal instructions.
  • Detail oriented with good organisational skills and daily work planning.
  • Basic knowledge of standard laboratory practices.
  • Basic math/statistics skills.
  • Ability to collect, record and report data accurately.

Click on apply if this sounds like you!

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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