With a nationwide sales team and several manufacturing locations, B. Braun Medical has become a leading full-line supplier of healthcare products and services in the U.S. The company is committed to delivering innovative products and services with unmatched quality, superior technology, and cost-effectiveness, while maintaining environmental responsibility. Through its "Sharing Expertise®" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. B. Braun employs over 4,500 people in the USA. B. Braun Medical Inc. began its operations in the USA in 1957. Initially, the company manufactured and sold disposable plastic syringes. During the 1980s and early 1990s, the company undertook several expansions and enlarged its product line of disposable medical devices. With the acquisition of McGaw, Inc. in 1997, including Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®), B. Braun dramatically broadened its product lines and services to U.S. customers.
U.S. Facilities and Operations:
Supporting product sales are a network of nationwide marketing and manufacturing locations. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is home to the U.S. Corporate Headquarters along with the marketing offices of the Hospital, Outpatient Markets (OPM), Renal Therapies, Vascular Interventional, International, and OEM Divisions. Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc.(CAPS®) is also managed from this location. The nearby Allentown, Pennsylvania, facility manufactures Needle-free products, IV Safety Catheters, Anesthesia Systems, Introducers, Pharmacy Admixture products. Vascular products including Right Heart Catheters and Interventional Accessories are also manufactured in Allentown. The Irvine, California facility produces IV Solutions, Basic and Specialty Nutrition, Drug Delivery, and BTC products. Infusion Pump Systems are manufactured in Carrollton, Texas and IV administration and IV and Irrigation sets are produced in the Dominican Republic.
Compile and maintain departmental records, logbooks, charts, graphs and assist the Manufacturing Supervisor with all related information to include attendance tracking, etc. Responsible for departmental label accountability and relieving employees for breaks and lunch.
Responsibilities: Essential Duties
Using a computer system, maintain all production records and logs. Track material usage and daily variance. Prepare graphs, reports and summaries, update attendance records in database and other information as directed.
Maintain and control all departmental documentation including daily performance information along with forecasts for monthly cost review.
Prepare the daily output report and compile departmental performance information along with forecasts for monthly cost review.
Maintain and report daily inventory levels.
Issue and track all documents to assure movement of product is performed following policies and procedures.
Coordinate and control all paperwork for the departmental month-end inventories, including cards and document accountability.
Control all aspects of manufacturing. This includes preparation, distribution, ordering and accountability of materials.
Provide weekly production data used in weekly supervisor reports.
Assist daily job assignments of employees according to the scheduled production requirements. Also assist supervisor in scheduling overtime when necessary.
Use computer system to input departmental documents and research data and lot problems on inquiry screens in order to make necessary adjustments.
Routine interfacing with key work centers such as MSR, Cost Accounting, Human Resources and other production work centers.
Compile and update all GMPs, departmental procedures as well as Company safety policies.
Relieve operators for breaks and lunch and contributes to training new operators.
Work in other units as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
Expertise: Knowledge & Skills
Must have good communication skills.
Must demonstrate mathematical aptitude and be able to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Must have good record keeping skills and be able to write legibly.
Job requires use of calculator and computer systems.
Good manual dexterity.
Ability to work overtime.
Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc.
High school diploma or equivalent
2 years general experience plus 6 months experience in Manufacturing to include systems and procedures.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities /Women/ Veterans/Disabled.
Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.
Responsibilities: Other Duties:
The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.