B. Braun

  • Aseptic Technician I

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Requisition ID
    2018-13329
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    6:00am to 6:30pm
    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:

     

    Provide sterile filling equipment and isolators for filling sterile Duplex containers. Compound solutions for the filling operation.

     

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Responsible for performing the following duties (in tandem with a senior technician (LG8) until training is completed):
        • Compound solutions
        • CIP (Clean in Place) and SIP (Sterilize in Place) of the filter skid
        • Monitor the performance of the filter skid during filling operations
        • VHP (Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide) the AII (Autoclave Interface Isolator)
        • SPTI (Sterilized Parts Transfer Isolator) and filling isolators
        • Clean and sterilize filling change parts
        • Integrity test processing filters.

    Expertise, Knowledge & Skills:

    • cGMPs, departmental procedures.
    • Must be able to meet deadlines.
    • Must be able to clearly communicate issues/problems.
    • Must be able to compare data to process specifications.
    • Must be able to read and understand operator interface terminals and control systems.
    • Must be able to read, understand and perform duties as described in departmental procedures.
    • Must be able to clearly document activities in production records and equipment logbooks.

    Qualifications

     Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

     

    Required:

    •  High school education required.
    • 1 year previous experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Must successfully complete antibiotic sensitivity screening prior to job offer.
    • Must successfully participate in a media fill after the training period and prior to assuming duties.

    Desired:

    • Additional education in a technical school or college would be beneficial.
    • Previous experience with autoclaves, compounding solutions, aseptic filling, or working with sterile isolators would be beneficial.
    • Operators must be aware of the vapor hydrogen peroxide alarms and how to react accordingly.

    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 75 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:

    • 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 or bend and twist. The employee must occasionally lift and/or push up to 75 pounds.
    • Must be able to climb ladders

    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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