B. Braun

  • Drafter- Experienced drafter with AutoCAD + SolidWorks Proficient.

    Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
    Requisition ID
    2018-13439
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
  • 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:

     

     

    Experienced drafter who is proficient in AutoCAD and SolidWorks.

     

    Provide Engineering related project work toward the design, development, installation, startup, validation, and maintenance of manufacturing processes, and production equipment. Provide skills within the areas of electrical/mechanical/manufacturing engineering.

     

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Preparation of detailed specifications and protocols for the development, testing, and qualification of production equipment and manufacturing processes.
    • Design intricate parts, fixtures, control system layouts, machine logic code and/or test setups as directed by Supervisor.
    • Assemble and repair process related prototypes, production equipment and/or testing devices.
    • Research, develop, and prepare specifications for improvements to existing and/or new manufacturing processes, production equipment, and manufacturing related technology.
    • Support projects by contributing as a team member to the development of project schedules, costs, preparing status reports, attending team meetings, and communicating issues and progress to team and management.
    • Create and prepare necessary documentation for project inititalization, execution, and completion including detailed mechanical schematics, electrical schematics, control system logic and associated manufacturing/process literature.
    • Update Engineers on the status of activities and track specific project time consumption.
    • Prepare and maintain ISO compliance documentation.
    • Coordinate project activities with other departments or outside vendors.
    • Administer Electro/Mechanical/Manufacturing engineering projects under the direction of an Engineer.
    • Use computer to interrogate, formulate, input information, and/or analyze data and related information as part of an engineering project.
    • Maintain laboratory notebook per GMP requirements.
    • Coordinate activities of all levels of subordinate Engineering Aides/Technicians and/or Craftpersons in support of work assignments.
    • Prepare and present technical investigative reports to Engineers, Supervisors, and Managers.
    • Debug and install equipment as required.
    • Moderate degree of both internal and external personnel interfaces.

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

     

    Required:

    • Completion of a 2 year Electro/Mechanical technologies program and/or drafting courses equivalent to a 2 year vocational school program and 4 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of 8 years of education and experience.

    Desired:

    • N/A

    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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