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Advancing the world of health

About BD

BD is a global medical technology company that creates specialised devices, solutions and systems for different needs across the healthcare field. BD is truly an international company with over 65,000 associates in 50 countries. BD currently leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. This includes innovative solutions that:

  • help advance medical research and genomics
  • enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer
  • improve medication management
  • promote infection prevention
  • equip surgical and interventional procedures
  • optimise respiratory care
  • support the management of diabetes

BD Research Centre Ireland (BD RCI)

Our new state-of-the-art R&D facility in Limerick is home to cutting edge, multi-disciplinary technologies – it is where we are inventing the future. With inspiring people and world-class support, we are working to create the perfect environment for innovation. We offer a range of opportunities for graduates in IT, engineering and science looking to make a difference in the world of health, covering the very latest in instrumentation, technologies and systems. The R&D we undertake in Limerick is on a global scale. This gives associates the opportunity to work on diverse projects with experts from around the word - building expertise and also exposing them to a breadth of experience across the industry.

BD RCI Graduate Programme

Are you ready to make a difference in this world? Do you want to be part of a team that develops ground breaking medical and biotechnology devices and services? At BD, we are looking for talented graduates who have the intellectual, analytical and creative ability to learn quickly, identify issues and propose new solutions. As part of our team, you will be on the forefront of creating and developing specialised devices, software solutions and systems to help others.

We offer a rotation based graduate programme to provide graduates significant exposure to different elements of R&D. Throughout the graduate programme you will work on a mix of daily tasks and longer-term challenging projects, all with expert coaching and mentoring. To make sure you have all the skills required to excel at BD, we have put together a tailored learning and development plan.

You are the ONE who can make the difference. Join us and be a crucial part of advancing the world of health! If you are a driven Graduate in Engineering, Computer Science or Bioscience discipline, APPLY to join us today.


BD Graduate Programme
BD Research Centre Ireland
National Technology Park,
Limerick, V94V500


Type of Work

  • Electronic, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • R&D Engineers
  • System Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • Software Test Engineers
  • Bioscience


  • Career Development including overseas opportunities
  • 24 days Annual Leave + 9 Bank Holidays
  • Wellbeing Programme
  • Sports and Social
  • Flexible Working
  • Share purchase scheme
  • Pension plan with company contributions
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme
  • Free, secure on-site car parking

Degrees sought

  • Electronic, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Biochemistry, Biomedical Science,
  • Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering

Open for applications 4th October 2019

Closing Date 6th December 2019


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