B. Braun

  • QC Supervisor I

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Requisition ID
    2019-14115
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Quality
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    8:00am- 5:00pm
  • 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:


    The QC Supervisor  will plan, organize and manage the activities related to batch releases, coordination and scheduling of samples to be tested, and supervise media and sterility testing activities. Manage the development and implementation of related programs to maximize efficiencies of staff and budgetary resources necessary to support the company goals while complying with regulatory requirements.

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Supervises employees, tasks and duties related to quality control within organization.
    • Develops, implements and assesses processes and policies designed to test products and services.
    • Monitors and evaluates current testing processes, making recommendations for improvements when necessary.
    • Enforces regulatory compliance.
    • Conducts visual and physical inspections of company products and materials.
    • Monitors the performance of the quality control staff, ensuring that the quality control department meets organizational objectives.
    • Responsible for personnel actions including (but not limited to) hiring, performance management and termination.

    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.
    • Provides direct or supervision to a group of employees, assigning tasks and checking work at frequent intervals. Accountabilities include work and people scheduling, performance management and recommendations for hiring decisions.
    • Judgement is required in resolving all day-to-day problems.
    • Interacts with internal and/or external clients and customers to negotiate and interpret information on projects and unit operations. May consult with senior management..

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc


    Required:

    • Bachelor's degree required.
    • 04-06 years related experience required.
    • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
    • Ability to work non-standard schedule as needed.
    • Regular and predictable 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 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..

    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, Stand, Sit, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses
    • Frequently: N/A
    • Constantly: N/A

    Activities:

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

    Environmental Conditions:

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

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