B. Braun

  • Sr Whse Wrkr-Quar/Rec/Strs

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Requisition ID
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    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.


    Position Summary:

    Under the direction of the supervisor and/or lead person, the warehouseman receives raw material, sample material received, releases applicable materials, assigns and locates materials, labels materials. Interface with Purchasing, QC groups for proper flow of material and paperwork. Operate various types of fork trucks. Use LCS system for proper search of material lot numbers, assist the Label Room on as needed basis. Perform routine physical inventory on materials. Deliver and receive materials to and from the Plant. Fill and maintain all related paperwork.

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties


    • Unload truck shipments with forklift or by hand, if required.
    • Maintain tallies on materials being received.
    • Verify lot number, quantity, PO numbers, catalog and type and release status of material received.
    • Sample material received.
    • Inspect applicable material received (corrugated, glass stoppers, saddles, bail bands, DFU/labels).
    • Release applicable material received (corrugated, glass).
    • Relocate material in appropriate locations.
    • Utilize move to stock, production reported, and SC reinspect forms verifying materials received.
    • Operate fork truck for the movement of goods.
    • Label quarantined materials.


    • Upon receipt of requisition, verify quantity, location and release status of materials to be transported.
    • Maintain logs and records regarding all transfers. When required, follow up on problem areas.
    • When necessary, weigh materials in order to fill requisitions from parent units.
    • Interface with parent units with regards to support needs.
    • Check accuracy of catalog and lot numbers of all goods moved.
    • Make weight conversion for requisitions.
    • Monitor inventory levels and interface with Purchasing on as needed basis.
    • Relocate in-house produced products.
    • Use LCS computer for location and material search.


    • Ability to function in both Label Room and Returned Goods on as needed basis.
    • Ensure that proper documentation is routed to appropriate personnel.
    • On occasion, may perform inventories on specified products.
    • Report process or operational deviations to appropriate personnel.
    • Ability to operate in a TQM environment.
    • Follow all safety regulations.
    • Work in other areas when required.
    • Work any shift and overtime when required.
    • Perform maintenance related functions on as needed basis.

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Materials or Products
    • Considerable care and attention required in reviewing all facets of the process in order to recognize deviations and to take proper action. Ordinary care and attention to prevent damage to product.
    • Tools and Equipment
    • Considerable care and attention required to prevent damage to fork trucks. Ordinary care and attention required in routine checks of equipment for proper operation.
    • Safety of Others
    • Considerable care and attention required in the operation of forklifts and the staging of materials prevent accidents. Ability to recognize and report unsafe conditions and unsafe acts of others.


    Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc


    • At least 6 months B. Braun manufacturing experience.
    • Able to be certified by B. Braun as a fork truck operator.
    • Basic mathematical aptitude.
    • Knowledge of B. Braun production product flow.
    • Ability to communicate, both written and verbal.


    • 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.



    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:

    • Surroundings:Work in a factory environment. Some exposure to noise and variations in temperatures.
    • Hazards:Accident hazards moderate. Probable injuries consist of sprains, cuts and bruises.

    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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