B. Braun

  • Automation & Controls Engineer

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    Requisition ID
    2018-13655
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Engineering
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    8am - 5pm, depending on business needs
    Site
    Daytona Beach, FL
  • 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:

    Under Engineering & Technology direction the Automation & Controls Engineer position will lead the automation, controls, and instrumentation support function for implementing any new automated system as part of the Daytona Beach solutions manufacturing facility, any change to any existing automated system, acting as system administrator for all automated systems, and ensure the integrity of the data generated by automated systems. Provide day to day automation/controls engineering and Project Management support for Daytona Beach, FL facility.

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Applies standard engineering techniques to design, analyze, test, maintain, repair or improve products, components or assemblies.
    • Analyzes, develops and evaluates systems. Improves and maintains current systems or creates brand new projects.
    • Designs and drafts blueprints with designer, visits systems in the field and manages projects.
    • Must be SME in field at higher levels of job.
    • Applies engineering techniques and analyses within the scope of the assignment.

    The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

     

     Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
    • Work under minimal supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training , assigning and checking the work of lower level employees. Referring only complex problems and issues.
    • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience
    • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Frequent contact with external contractors/vendors.

     

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

    Required:

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • 06-08 years related experience required.
    • Occasional business travel required, Valid driver's license and passport, Ability to work non-stand schedule as needed, On-call hours as needed

    Desired:

    • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.

     

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

    •  Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

     Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

    • Occasionally:   Reaching upward and downward
    • Frequently:   Stand
    • Constantly:   Sit

     Activities:

    • Occasionally:   Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick, Walking
    • Frequently:   Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Standing
    • Constantly:   Sitting

     Environmental Conditions:

    • Occasionally:   Proximity to moving parts
    • Frequently:   N/A
    • Constantly:   N/A

    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.

    •  Noise Intensity:   Moderate
    •  Occasionally:   N/A
    •  Frequently:   Production/manufacturing environment
    •  Constantly:   Office environment

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