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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. The company supports the heroes on the frontlines of health care by developing innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients – 

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20 August 2020
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Welcome to BD World

What unites us across businesses and geographies is that advancing the world of health is our passion. What impact will you make? Your efforts and expertise will count for something special, every day. Everyone at BD contributes to advancing the world of health - to saving and improving lives. Welcome to BD in Ireland, where new and inspiring ways of working are implemented, our many associates collaborate and our capabilities continue to develop. Whether you find yourself in manufacturing, research, or commercial,here in Ireland, you can find yourself amongst some of the best who will support you to develop in every way. The evolution of BD in Ireland is a story of strong leadership and continuous innovation. Since BD started production on Donore Road in 1964, thousands of local people have been employed and billions of syringes and medical devices have been produced. With three manufacturing sites in Drogheda, Dun Laoghaire and Enniscorthy, we employ more than 500 people in highly skilled positions. The acquisition of GenCell Biosystems Ltd in Limerick and the creation of our R&D center of excellence propelled us into the R&D space too. And, since our Bard acquisition, the opportunities in Ireland have only grown, with a brand-new area joining our remit and putting Enniscorthy on our map for our people to explore.

Our opportunities

Develop your career At BD, learning and development are paramount. That’s because we understand the connection between your success and ours. From coaching partnerships and talent management initiatives to enriching job experiences and formal training through BD University (BDU), you’ll always be empowered and supported to maximize your potential. Be rewarded and looked after We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards program aimed at the varying needs of our associates. The sum of our programs and policies - which includes competitive salary, benefits package, recognition, life balance, careers and community components - is one of the many reasons people choose to work at BD. Become a leader Being a leader means going beyond the everyday and bringing out the best in your team. At BD, as well as bringing in great leadership talent, we’re all about growing leaders from within, building people up and helping them to succeed. At BD, we’re driven to make a difference.

Inclusion and Diversity

Inclusion and Diversity are essential to our business success. With clients around the globe, our diverse talents allow us to better serve our clients and end users. BD associates reflect the communities where we live and work, the customers and patients we serve, and our broad range of thought and experience. We value and respect all differences.


Our culture embodies who we are, what we stand for and why we exist, and reflects the behaviors we’re all expected to demonstrate every day, no matter what we do or where we sit. As a purpose driven organization, we all strive to live and work in The BD WAY.

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R&D Center in Limerick

We have great opportunities both for professionals, and early talents. Graduate Program in Limerick provides significant exposure to different elements of R&D. You will work on a mix of daily tasks and longer-term challenging projects, all with expert coaching and mentoring. The positions will be based in Limerick on the BD Research Centre Ireland campus. We are looking for graduates from the following disciplines: Electronic, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Software Development, Industrial Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, and Biomedical Engineering.

Our locations

LIMERICK Our Limerick Research Center Ireland represents a significant milestone for bringing us together as one BD. Having integrated our hardware, software, and technology services here, we’re able to support our worldwide operations in a collaborative and consistent way. DROGHEDA With more than 150 associates working in our large and established facility, BD Drogheda is where we work to support our Medical segment – from diabetes care to medication delivery solutions. This manufacturing-focused plant plays host to more than 35 molds, creating components for pen needle, safety for pen needle and PosiFlush. DUN LAOGHAIRE In Dublin’s contemporary midst, Dun Laoghaire is where part of our BD Medical business sits. Here, we manufactured a variety of syringes until 1996, when the site diversified into the production of insulin injection pen needles, used in the treatment of diabetes. As the world’s largest pen needle manufacturing plant, we employ approximately 350 associates. Dun Laoghaire is also home to the Irish commercial operations, with a field-based team. ENNISCORTHY Since acquiring our Enniscorthy business, previously known as Clearstream, we have expanded our capabilities. Here, we design, develop, and manufacture angioplasty devices for the treatment of Peripheral & Coronary artery disease.