B. Braun

PIC/Titan Technician I

US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
2017-11283
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
5:00am-3:30pm
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:

 

This position is an entry level craftsperson that also functions as a production technician. Operate and troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems for PIC and Titan Fillers.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Operate manufacturing equipment.
  • Perform and oversee the standard work for manufacturing processes.
  • Work with the Manufacturing Lead and management to establish, implement, maintain, and enhance the standard work in the area.
  • Conduct training for operators on standard work and trouble-shooting techniques, and evaluate the effectiveness of training.
  • Follow and ensure adherence to cGMP's.
  • Contribute and participate in continuous improvement programs including 20/80 board, 5S, Tiean Suggestions, and Kaizen events.
  • Participate in the daily shift startup meeting.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve line mechanical and electrical stoppages
  • Perform preventive maintenance per assigned floor competencies
  • During machine downtime, assist higher level mechanic and/or engineers on maintenance activities.
  • Perform visual and functional tests on the product.
  • Monitor production quality and take action according to the standard work / SOP.
  • Perform equipment setup and adjustment
  • Perform line clearance per SOP
  • Complete appropriate documentation including batch records, log books, PM and DM as required, following good documentation practices.
  • Perform cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting of designated areas.
  • Maintain work area to the 5S standard.
  • Adhere to all safety and good housekeeping regulations.

Expertise: Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Ability to read, write, understand, and effectively communicate job related information in English.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel, and the ability to send/receive email.
  • Knowledge of company policies, procedures, cGMP's, and OSHA regulations.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • Minimum Electro Mechanical Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two year college or technical school or equivalent education and experience.
  • Must be able to meet entry level craftsperson requirements and receive successful technical skills assessment results.

Desired:

  • 4 years prior experience in a manufacturing environment with automated production assembly.

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 100 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:

  • Heavy work – exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequency, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Frequently lift or carry up to 50 pounds. Push/pull reaching upward/downward. Occasionally lift or carry 50 to 100 pounds with assistance. 

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:

  • Factory environment with exposure to some amount of noise. Personal Protective Equipment will be required.

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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