B. Braun

Technician - Machine (Needle Free)

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
6pm-6am, 12 hour night shift
Allentown, PA


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.


Position Summary:  


Job Purpose   The Machine Technician is responsible for the operation of specified automated or semi-automated assembly/packaging machinery. Operations include materials operations, unjamming parts and assuring proper machine operation, parts inspection or testing and recording/reporting required data. The machine technician in upper levels should perform basic technical skills and operations.     


Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Must demonstrate ability to work in team environment.
  • Must demonstrate safe working practices.
  • Ability to follow written or verbal instruction.
  • Understand the difference between good/bad parts.
  • Ensure all work areas are kept clean at all times and one molding machine should be cleaned each shift.
  • Document all maintenance performed on equipment related to the assigned areas according to policies.
  • Clear jammed and broken parts from the assembly/packaging systems.
  • Maintain production on equipment without direct supervision.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and safe condition.
  • Perform any related material handling duties.
  • Operate equipment according to company safety rules and procedures.
  • Maintain a high degree of attention to equipment and product.
  • Use Lotus Notes e-mail system.       

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills


Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc



  • High School Diploma /GED
  • Must show aptitude in required skill set.




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.


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:


Strength Medium work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.                                              

Physical Demands (Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching)                          

                Occasionally lift or carry up to:        20-50 lbs

                Frequently lift or carry up to:            10-20 lbs

                Occasionally:       Push/pull

                Frequently:           Reaching upward, reaching downward

                Constantly:           N/A        

Physical Demands - Activities                        

                Occasionally:       Sitting, stooping, crouching, keyboard use

                Frequently:           Talking

                Constantly:           Standing, walking, handling, feeling, hearing, near acuity, far acuity, depth perception, color vision, field of vision                    

Physical Demands - Environmental Conditions                       

                Noise Intensity:    Moderate

                Occasionally:       Vibration, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals

                Frequently:           N/A

                Constantly:           Proximity to moving parts


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.


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