B. Braun

  • Supv Warehouse

    Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
    Requisition ID
    2018-12360
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    10:45 pm - 7:15 am
    Site
    Allentown, PA
  • 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:

     

    The Warehouse Supervisor has general responsibility for supervising and coordinating all aspects of the daily operation of the warehouse in a manner consistent with company goals and objectives. This includes assistance with employee relation matters, assuring employees understand FDA/GMP guidelines, company and departmental policies and procedures, safety regulations, and quality assurance guidelines.

     

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Receiving – Supervise & coordinate unloading, stacking & staging of inbound freight, verifying of quantities, paperwork, & condition of materials.
    • Storage – Ensure optimal utilization of space, through warehouse consolidation. Rotate stock as needed to ensure FIFO.
    • Picking – Ensure accuracy and efficiency of picking process.
    • Scheduling – Establish work schedules. Ensure that schedules are correctly implemented and that jobs are assigned effectively & completed properly.
    • Labor Management – Direct the operations of the warehouse work team to achieve prescribed objectives. Develop & maintain a productive work team through training & development. Apply sound communication & motivational techniques in supervising, counseling & disciplining subordinates. Provide input into the performance evaluation system for recommending wage increases, promotions, & terminations.
    • Communications – Attend meetings. Interact effectively with all levels of management & employees. Act as liaison between employees & management.
    • Inventory – Assure the accuracy & security of the inventory. Assist in conducting physical inventories when required.
    • Records – Complete all necessary records in a timely & accurate manner.
    • Quality – Ensure all materials are stored & handled in accordance with FDA regulations & ISO standards.
    • Equipment – Ensure the safe & efficient operation of all material handling equipment.
    • Safety, Sanitation, Security – Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety, and in accordance with OSHA and MSDS standards.

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw interpret bar graphs.

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

     

    Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree or three to five years related Warehouse/Supervisory experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Desired:

    • Previous supervisory or leadership experience is desirable.

    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:

    • The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    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:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • Must be able to work without close supervision.

    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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