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RCI (Research Centre Ireland) is a new state-of-the-art facility adjacent to the beautiful University of Limerick campus. As one of 4 Enterprise R&D hubs serving multiple business units, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of integrated hardware, software, and technology-based services in order to support BD worldwide. We currently support 6 business units across BD’s Medical, Lifesciences and Interventional segments.



You can join a team of 250 experts in software development, software testing, systems engineering, mechanical and electronic engineering, project management, quality, and biosciences including immunology. We bring together people from 27 countries working interdisciplinary to support all businesses through innovation and partnerships.


Health care cover - Company Plan with VHI (includes dependents)

Life Assurance cover (3 times annual salary)

24 days annual leave plus 9 days public holidays

Eligibility to partake in BD ‘s Global Share Investment Program (GSIP)

Defined contribution pension (an employee: 5%, the employer: 9.75% contribution rate of salary)

Site initiatives

As Inclusion and Diversity are an integral part of our success, we collaborate with the Associate Resource Groups to celebrate the differences that make us unique while contributing to advancing the business. WIN STEM (Women's Initiative Network and STEM) helps in attracting new talent and developing women at BD. NEXT (Network for Employee-led Cross-Company Transformation) fosters a community that empowers associates looking to lead and support BD in the cross-company transformation of culture, policy and capabilities. 

On top of that, the RCI Sports and Social group assembly associates for fun, fitness and festivities within the setting of a positive, diverse and inclusive environment. 


Our culture

We foster the culture of collaboration by challenging each other every day - from scientists and engineers working in close proximity to each other to researchers and developers having interactions with customers. By continuous cultivation of best practices throughout the organization, our associates can feel cared for as individuals. We all thrive in creating a sustainable, innovative, and efficient environment.  

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In R&D we hire a lot of very skilled and capable people. The best Leaders we have are the ones that remove obstacles, enabling their people to perform at their very best. We put a lot of effort into hiring the right people so we need to trust that they have the right competencies and behaviours to succeed and allow them the autonomy and freedom to deliver.

Padraig FitzGerald
R&D Director

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