BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Process Engineer in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Job Description Summary

We are now recruiting for the role of Process Engineer who will be assigned to the Swatch production line. This role will be on days, based at the Dun Laoghaire site.

As a member of the Swatch engineering team, the Process Engineer is involved in delivering on key process, quality, safety, maintenance and production goals in a highly automated manufacturing environment.

Job Description


  • Process improvement through identification of problem areas/opportunities for improvement and engineering the necessary changes, following up with production, tool room and outside resources as appropriate.

  • Manage engineering projects as required. Liaise with vendors in procuring and assessing new equipment.

  • Work as part of a validation team for the validation of new processes, equipment upgrades and new product introduction.

  • Root cause analysis of process issues driven by non-conformance.

  • Put in place permanent fixes, supported by scientific analysis, to ensure that the process is operating at an optimal level.

  • Support the maintenance function in the analysis of machine/ process problems.

  • Work cross functionally to assure high levels of quality in finished product.

  • Ensure associates work in compliance with quality rules.

  • Ensure that associates are working in a safe manner and that existing and new tasks are risk assessed.

  • Investigate any accidents and near misses in the relevant area and drive corrective actions to reduce safety risks.

  • Analyse Manufacturing Execution System (MES) data to improve control systems, trouble-shooting guides and training programmes.

  • Measure and control results through analysis of production data, product quality levels and associated costs and continuously update programmes to improve performance.


  • At least 5 years process engineering experience.

  • Mechanical and Tooling experience.

  • Experience in new product introduction / line ramp up.

  • Experience in applying a scientific approach to problem solving, blending analytical and experimental skills to maximize production metrics.

  • Data analysis skills and experience with six sigma techniques.

  • Familiarity with documentation within a regulated industry is advantageous.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering.

Primary Work Location

IRL Dun Laoghaire - Pottery Road

Additional Locations

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.