B. Braun

  • Supervisor, Distribution Center

    Job Locations US-PA-Breinigsville
    Requisition ID
    2019-14149
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Site
    Allentown, PA
  • 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:

     

    Ensures all aspects of the distribution center operates efficiently.  Ensures all customer orders are processed, sales and customer service requests followed.  Manpower properly planned and budget/cost levels met.  The Supervisor, Warehouse Distribution will be used to groom or prepare for future leadership positions by creating area leads with a broad base of distribution knowledge.

     

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Supervises distribution center operations throughout shipping and receiving docking activates; loading, unloading, packing and storage functions.
    • Determines space requirements and coordinates storage, delivery and distribution scheduling.
    • Evaluates and maintains workplace safety procedures through audits and reporting.
    • Assesses equipment maintenance needs that will prolong the efficiency and life of machines.
    • Ensures proper documentation of maintenance services.
    • Supports departmental planning, budgeting and staffing for logistic excellence.Supports special projects as needed.
    • Coordinates cross-functionally with administrative, technical and labor professionals.
    • 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 & Skill Requirements

    • 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.
    • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Frequent contact with external contractors/vendors.

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

     

    Required:

    • Associate's or technical degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred
    • 02-04 years related experience required.
    • Regular and predictable attendance.
    • Valid driver's license and passport, Ability to work non-standard schedule 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 60 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

    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:

    • Heavy work - Exerting up to 60 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 30lbs of force frequently ,and/or 20 lbs of force constantly to move objects.

    Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

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

     

    Activities:

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

     

    Environmental Conditions:

    • Occasionally: Fumes, Dust, Other
    • 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: N/A
    • Frequently: N/A
    • Constantly: Warehouse environment

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