B. Braun

F/F/S Operator I

US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
2017-11278
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
2
Category
Manufacturing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
5:30pm-5:30am
Site
Irvine, CA

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

Attend FFS machine, perform minor troubleshooting, provide assistance in preventive maintenance, enter data into CIM, and perform machine setup and machine cleaning.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Perform adjustments, setups, production changeovers, and cleaning of FFS machines
  • Keep equipment clean and clear blockages to keep machine running
  • Notify lead/supervisor of any problem
  • Work in other areas as needed
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly condition
  • Adhere the all safety and good housekeeping procedures
  • Record machine down time
  • Comply with all departmental and company policies and procedures
  • Measure, inspect, and document information related to production batch records.
  • Set up film and foil and make adjustments as required
  • Ensure manufacturing, equipment has necessary supplies
  • Perform visual and functional test on the containers
  • Perform cleaning, sanitizations, and disinfecting of equipment
  • Troubleshoot operational problems with the machine and make corrections
  • Make adjustment to the machine as required
  • Ability to troubleshoot barcode machines
  • Set up and adjust as required saddle seal, hanger seal, cross seal, and corner seal
  • Ability to accurately communicate problems to the mechanic in order to expedite the troubleshooting process
  • Good understanding of cGMP’s
  • Other duties as assigned

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Mechanical knowledge and aptitude a must.
  • Familiarity of EXCEL Filling, Overwrap and Packing.
  • Ability to read, write and understand job language in English.
  • Ability to carry out simple, specific verbal instructions and/or read simple signs, gauges or meters.
  • Able to react quickly to malfunctions.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • SAT Level II
  • Computer experience required.
  • Three years of experience as a machine operator required.

Desired: N/A

 

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 50 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.

Other

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.

 

Physical Demands:

  • 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 or bend and twist. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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.

 

Work Environment:

  • 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.

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.

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