B. Braun

Head of Manufacturing

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
2020-16432
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Days (Mon - Fri)
Site
Irvine, CA

Overview

About B. Braun 

 

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

 

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

 

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Plans, directs and monitors all production activities within an assigned area or unit to maximize the use of the organizations' resources and meet established production specifications and schedules, volume, cost and wastage targets and quality standards.
  • Develops and implements manufacturing schedules and procedures and allocate labor and capital resources to maximize productivity.
  • Analyzes production, maintenance and malfunction records to identify problems and recommend solutions (for example changes to procedures, workflow or equipment) that will improve performance.
  • Liaises with functional or operational area managers (for example in supply and logistics or sales) to understand their current and future product needs and develop plans, cost estimates and schedules for integrating these needs into existing manufacturing activities.
  • Plans, prioritizes and manages production line maintenance or downtimes to minimize disruptions to manufacturing schedules.
  • Leads, directs, evaluates and develops a team of supervisors who are responsible for various production activities such as assembly, machine operation, processing, treating or packaging.
 
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 breadth of organizational, professional field, and industry knowledge. Ability to integrate critical information from several diverse areas. Champions advanced strategies and concepts.
  • Directs the activities of a broad functional area through division heads who are responsible for planning, budgeting, costs, methods and employees. Determines actual organizational structure and allocation of resources.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Represents the organization as a prime contact on projects and departmental operations. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on issues often requiring coordination across organizational lines.

 

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 years experience in operations management in a manufacturing environment
  • Related experience in executive management, plant responsibility, manufacturing management, project management, regulatory understanding, and engineering.

Desired:

  • Master’s Degree – Technical or business.

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.

 

 

B. 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:

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, Push/pull
  • Frequently:Stand, Sit
  • Constantly:N/A

Activities:

  • Occasionally:Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward
  • Frequently:Sitting , Standing, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick, Walking
  • Constantly:N/A

Environmental Conditions:

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

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:Low
  • Occasionally:N/A
  • Frequently:Office environment, Production/manufacturing environment
  • Constantly:N/A

 

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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