B. Braun

  • Associate Design Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Breinigsville
    Requisition ID
    2018-13438
    Company
    Aesculap Implant Systems
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Site
    Aesculap Implant Systems
  • Overview

    Aesculap Implant Systems, LLC, a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of the changing healthcare environment. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap Implant Systems develops advanced spine and orthopaedic implant technologies to treat complex disorders of the spine, hip and knee. Aesculap Implant Systems strives to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients’ lives.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    Works with engineering, marketing and production staff to design a product from the initial idea until it can be launched to the Market.

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Works with Marketing Staff, production staff, engineering and R & D Director to design product from conception to finished product.
    • Performs calculations, stress analysis.
    • Creates 3D models in CATIA V5.
    • Transfers Models to 2D drawing.
    • Dimension, tolerance and complete drawing to standards
    • Performs target cost and risk (FMEA) analyses.
    • Works to quality system regulation design control documents.
    • Prepares patent and literature searches.
    • Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual
    • Must embody the Company’s Vision, Mission and Values
    • Other duties may be assigned

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    Secondary or peripheral job functions:

    • Must be able to travel by air and car, and work occasional weekends.
    • Requires excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • This position requires the handling of instruments that may have been contaminated by blood or other bodily fluids. In compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Aesculap will provide a safe working environment for all employees.  
    • Uses professional concepts in accordance with company objectives to help solve complex problems in creative and effective ways, complete projects as assigned and achieve goals.
    • Coordinates and supports team activities using creative thinking and organizational skills.
    • Works well with some supervision.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • N/A

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

    Required:

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required.
    • General CAD experience preferred
    • CATIA V5 preferred.
    • Language and mathematical skills; reasoning ability:
    • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.  
    • Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
    • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect date, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Desired:

    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:

    • This position could require the handling of instruments that may or may not have been contaminated by blood or other body fluids. In compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Aesculap will provide a safe working environment for all employees. The noise level in the work environment usually moderate.

    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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