Production Technician (Moulding)

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Job Description

We have a continuous night shift available with an attractive shift premium. The shift rotation is 3 days on and off (11pm- 11am).

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 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

BD Plymouth in Devon, 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 a rewarding career, great benefits package, collaborative working and opportunities to expand your skills in this fast-moving, dynamic and agile business.

We are looking for a Production Technician (Moulding) who will work under direction of a Process Engineer and be responsible for all technical and processing activities associate with the manufacture of the relevant components.

Key responsibilities:

Carry out under the direction of the Process Engineer implements all activities to maximise equipment efficiency in order to meet the manufacturing plan/production schedule and budgeted equipment expectations.

Ensures all manufacturing equipment is set up and produces product according to established Quality Control specifications and standards.  Maintaining acceptable quality and waste levels.

Ensures that any statutory legislation and/or quality system requirements are adhered to with regard to process changes and equipment modification.

Continually monitors in-process quality, addressing issues as needed to prevent product holds. 

Ensures that all existing and new equipment and processes are operated in compliance with all current Quality Control, Health & Safety and Environmental legislation and regulatory requirements.

Works closely with Operational, Engineering and Quality Control personnel to actively pursue and promote continuous improvement; SSU, 5S, CIAS, Near Miss, etc.

To support engineering in the installation and validation of new equipment and technology.

About you:

Our ideal candidate will have a qualification in either electrical, hydraulic or mechanical engineering such as C&G, ONC, HNC and experience in a high volume, highly automated manufacturing environment.

Knowledge of tooling and moulding from manufacturing industry such as medical devices, T1 automotive, food & beverage, general manufacturing would be the advantage.

You have a good engineering aptitude, “hands on approach” and have a keen eye for creative engineering solutions. You have excellent communication skills and are I.T. literate. Keen on the process and methodical in your approach, you are organised and self-motivated with a safety awareness of electrical, compressed air and pressurised systems.

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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 fulfil 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, colour, 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 LocationGBR Plymouth - Belliver Industrial Estate

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Work ShiftGB-Con-PLY Blue 23-11-Shift A type (United Kingdom)

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