B. Braun

  • PAB Peel Tab/Assbly Tech

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Requisition ID
    2018-12184
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Manufacturing
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    6:00am-6:00pm
    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:

     

    Under the direction of the Supervisor/Lead/ Production Clerk, operate and maintain Peel Tab and Assembly Machines.

     

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Peel Tab Machine

      • Supply / load top cap and foil onto the machine
      • Set up the foil feeding and welding stations per standard work guidelines
      • Clear jams and feeding problems
      • Set-up machine by cleaning seal heads and sensors, verify caps air nozzles, and check availability of components for production
      • Pull QC samples by procedure
      • Make minor mechanical adjustments
      • Perform room and machine cleaning activities per procedures

    • Assembly Machines

      • Prepare heat sealing elements and backing rubbers, and check and replace as necessary
      • Clear jams and feeding problems
      • Mount and align film and printing foil
      • Prepare and install electrical wires for heat seal elements
      • Perform Assembly machine changeovers following relevant procedures
      • Set-up Franklin press for proper hot stamp printing
      • Prepare and replace perimeter seal blocks
      • Accurately document downtime and production related information in the downtime tracking system and batch record

    • Perform room and machine cleaning activities per procedures
    • Operate hand or power trucks and other material handling equipment to move materials throughout the unit
    • Complete all paperwork on time and in a neat and legible manner using Good Documentation Practices
    • Report product, machine, material issues, and Quality Deviations to Lead Person/Production Clerk
    • Perform necessary quality checks outlined in PAB Assembly procedures
    • Perform routine visual and functional inspection / test on caps and empty bags
    • Perform run changes and line clearances per procedure
    • Maintain work area in neat and orderly condition
    • Adhere to all safety and good housekeeping regulations. Report any safety issues to the lead or supervisor 
    • Assist others in the production area as necessary
    • Work in other areas of the Plant as needed

    Responsibilities: Other Duties 

    • Assist others in the production area as necessary
    • Work in other areas of the Plant as needed

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Knowledge of basic mechanics and electricity
    • Good communication skills both verbal and written
    • Ability to read, write and understand job language in English
    • Basic mechanical aptitude

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

     

    Required:

    • High School diploma or GED
    • Minimum of 6 months automated manufacturing experience

    Desired:

    • Technical skills training or courses
    • Manufacturing technician experience

    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.

    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:

     

    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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