We talk to BD about working for this global leader
BD Medical is a leading global medical technology company. They create medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. BD will be joining us at Jobs Expo Cork. We spoke to Lisa Lindsay about opportunities with BD in Limerick and Dublin, as well as working for the company.
What roles are you looking to fill at the moment?
BD is expanding its footprint in Ireland across various businesses in Limerick and Dublin. It has exciting job openings for Software Engineers, Software Test Engineers, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Product Engineers and Scientists who want to work in the field of life sciences and medical devices.
What are the qualities you look for when hiring new team members?
In addition to the right technical experience and industry experience we look for an entrepreneurial spirit. You will need this to develop innovative solutions and products that can benefit all people around the world. Our new Centre in Limerick provides you with cutting edge technology and a creative environment. As a result, you’ll be inspired to tap into your inner genius and develop not only your career but the world of healthcare.
What can new hires expect during their first week?
A full induction, training and time spent meeting their team and relevant stakeholders. There is also a friendly, warm and inviting reception.
What makes BD a great place to work?
We are a purpose-driven company with a mission to advance the world of health. We deliver high-quality, affordable, profitable products that touch the life of every patient. Furthermore, we include the whole world in our work. Employees can enjoy an array of competitive benefits that support a healthy lifestyle and become part of a company that gives significant time, talent and resources to philanthropic and charitable efforts around the world.
Tell us about opportunities for advancement?
You’ll work in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment and you’ll benefit from unique training and development opportunities, to maximise your career potential. A variety of initiatives and programmes offers our associates opportunities to grow and develop their careers, be rewarded and recognised for their efforts, and to ensure a balance between work and life.
Is there anything else you’d like potential recruits to know?
We have been a strong employer presence in Ireland for the last 53 years. Our new Research and Development Centre of Excellence will be opening in Limerick very soon, as part of a €21 million investment. Once completed, it will house more than 200 high-tech positions and will become the R&D hub for Ireland. Join us and be our newest team member making the difference