B. Braun

  • Maintenance Mechanic - Facilities (Intermediate)

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Requisition ID
    2018-13665
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Manufacturing
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    5:00pm 5:00am
    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:

     

     

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Performs scheduled maintenance on facilities equipment and systems.
    • Repairs the malfunction of machines, systems and auxiliary equipment.
    • Routinely checks on machinery and systems for signs of fault in order to prevent or minimize downtime and interruptions.
    • Initiates improvement on the functionality of facilities equipment and systems to increase its efficiency.
    • For more senior position, might acts as a team leader to ensure that the work meets agreed targets by directly overseeing team members.
    • Must demonstrate knowledge of the field's policies, procedures and practices
    • Documents activities accordingly.

    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

    • Required to apply advanced working knowledge of technical field/area of specialization. Exercises general application of principles, theories and concepts, and proposes a course of action. Performs advance shop floor competencies.
    • Works under general supervision. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
    • May require some limited judgement in resolving problems
    • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

     

    Required:

    • High school diploma/G.E.D required, Associate's or technical degree preferred
    • 02-04 years related experience OR PBS requirements completed and pass assessment at appropriate level.
    • Ability to work non-standard schedule as needed
    • Regular and predictable on-site attendance

    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 40 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:

    • Moderate work - Exerting up to 40 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and/or 10 lbs of force constantly to move objects.

    Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

    • Occasionally:Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Sit
    • Frequently: Stand
    • Constantly: Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses

    Activities:

    • Occasionally: Climbing stairs/ladders, Kneeling/Crawling, Push/pull, Sitting , Stooping/squatting
    • Frequently: Finger feeling, Reaching upward and downward, Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Standing, Walking
    • Constantly: Handling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Talking - ordinary, loud/quick

    Environmental Conditions:

    • Occasionally:Fumes, Gases, Dust
    • Frequently: Proximity to moving parts
    • 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: Office environment
    • Frequently:Production/manufacturing environment, Warehouse environment, Lab environment, Other
    • Constantly: N/A

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