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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) PQS Production Operator in Drogheda, Ireland

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Job Description

BD is a global medical technology company focused on improving drug therapies, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases, and advancing research and discovery of new drugs and vaccines. BD provides an environment which enables our highly talented workforce to be the best at their professions. We are always seeking people who have a passion and commitment to join our Company on its journey in ‘advancing the world of health’.

Our site in Drogheda is commencing a major upgrade and refurbishment of all facilities. In addition to this investment there are a number of new lines being brought into production. This BD facility is the only one globally which manufactures one of our new PosiFlush products.

We are now looking for a Temporary PQS Production Operators (3-month Fixed Term Contract) to join our team in Drogheda. You will operate plant and production machinery at an acceptable level of production, quality, safety and housekeeping in accordance with GMP. These roles will operate on 4 shift including nights (2 x 12-hour days followed by 2 x 12-hour nights followed by 4 days off).

As PQS Operator your responsibilities are to include but are not limited to:

  • The Operator will carry out the full range of responsibilities and duties required to meet current and future operational needs. This includes monitoring and maintaining production and quality performance to meet specified standards;

  • Operators will carry out all duties in line with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and will record production and testing data in line with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);

  • Operators will participate in initiatives, projects & teams as required including Continuous Improvement, QIP (Quality Improvement Programme), Lean and 6 Sigma type teams.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to accurately document work performed

  • Ability to work primarily on your own initiative but experience working as part of a team will be required occasionally - You need to have a Strong planning and organizational ability.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability and willingness to learn. You will be technically qualified with a min of a Leaving Certificate. You will need to have an excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with all levels of colleagues.

You will have knowledge of using IT systems , online self-service portals, training systems and barcode scanners required. You will be hands on and have a sense of urgency. Ability to function as part of a team and work on own initiative. The ideal candidate will have a high level of safety awareness.

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

If you’re a team player who is passionate about healthcare and we’ve just described your career aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Drogheda - Donore Rd

Additional Locations

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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.