B. Braun

  • Network Administrator

    Job Locations US-TX-Carrollton
    Requisition ID
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    8am to 5pm
    Carrollton, TX
  • 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.


    Position Summary:

    The Network Administrator position provides technical support and administration for all network systems. The Administrator will assist in implementing and maintaining systems based on project requirements.

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Application of system techniques and procedures, including consulting with users to determine hardware, software, or system functional specifications.
    • Assist in design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing, or modification of network systems or programs; including prototypes based on and related to user or system design specifications.
    • Manage Cisco voice gateway hardware systems.
    • Monitor network systems for operational integrity.
    • Assist in implementing and maintaining network systems based on the business needs of the company.
    • Organize and prioritize requests pertaining to network systems.
    • Provide support on all company standard hardware and software.
    • Provide Level II technical support to helpdesk and network users.
    • Analyze technical problems and define a strategy for resolving the issue.
    • Take an active role in assigned projects.
    • Create and/or maintain system validation documentation.
    • Create and/or maintain network systems policies and procedures.
    • Research and evaluate new technologies.

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Must have a good understanding of general business practices and have the ability to communicate in a non-technical manner. 
    • Must have experience in network operating systems such as Microsoft Windows NT/2000/2003. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Office Professional, Project, Visio and Lotus Notes. Must have TCP/IP and Cisco network communication skills.
    • Must have good communication skills and be able to interface with users. Must practice good time management and project leadership skills.


    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc


    • Associates degree and related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education & experience
    • Technical certification
    • 3 years Networking Technologies experience
    • Available on call 24-hours a day, seven days a week; ability to travel for business overnight to off-site locations to support systems, attend meetings, training and conferences.

    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.


    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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