B. Braun

  • Craftsperson – Manufacturing Maintenance(Comprehensive)

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    Requisition ID
    2019-13964
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Facilities
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    6:30 am -6:30 pm or 6:30 pm - 6:30 am
    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:

     

    Performs all maintenance functions of production and support equipment in the assigned areas. Work includes routine inspection and repair or replacement of defective or faulty parts on machines and related equipment. All work is to be performed in such a manner as to ensure good workmanship with minimum delay. Additional responsibility for operation, repair, and maintenance of facility utility equipment, including boiler systems, chiller & cooling tower systems, HVAC equipment, air compressors, and other typical plant utility equipment.   Required to perform installation, repair, and maintenance of facility & process equipment, and/or buildings & grounds.    

     

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Performs scheduled maintenance on manufacturing machines 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 machines and equipment to increase its efficiency.
    • For more senior position, might act 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.
    • Will become the subject matter expert at higher levels of job.
    • 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 intermediate working knowledge of technical field/area of specialization. Exercises general application of principles, theories and concepts, and proposes a course of action. Performs Comprehehsive shop floor competencies.
    • Works under direct supervision and from detailed verbal and/or written instructions. Uses established procedures to accomplish assigned task.
    • 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 or equivalent required
    • 3-5 years related experience OR PBS requirements completed and pass assessment at appropriate level.
    • Ability to work non-stand schedule as needed, On-call hours as needed

     

    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:

    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 force constantly to move objects.

    Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

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

    Activities: 

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

    Environmental Conditions:

    • Occasionally:   Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals (in most areas) , Gases, Dust
    • Frequently:   N/A
    • Constantly:   Proximity to moving parts

    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, Warehouse environment
    • Frequently:   N/A
    • Constantly:   Production/manufacturing environment

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