B. Braun

QC Microbiology Associate I

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
2020-16842
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Quality
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
5X8 Tue - Sat 7:00am - 3:30pm
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:


Performs routine functions and analysis (dependent upon experience) as required by the specific laboratory requirement in compliance with B. Braun and cGMP specifications.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Responsible for microbiological sample receiving/labeling/preparation/sampling/test/ counting/checking and recording of data analysis on finished products, stability test samples and any other test requisitions as directed.
  • Supports the department in ensuring laboratory equipment performance, i.e. scheduling and execution of equipment qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ), calibration, maintenance and trouble shooting.
  • Responsible for the compilation and preparation of test results/reports related to laboratory testing.
  • Supports the department in ensuring continuous test operation, good performance, maintenance and housekeeping of laboratory equipment and facilities.
  • Checks on test results for compliance to the methods/specification/procedures, equipment operating instructions and guidelines for the superior.
  • Supports the superior in the preparation of test methods/specification/procedures and equipment operating instructions.
  • Participates in process and test methods/specification/procedures and equipment operating instructions.

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

  • Assignments are routine and repetitious in nature. Work performed within narrowly defined parameters. Follows established procedures and guidelines.
  • 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 direct supervisor, peers and subordinates.

 

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • High school diploma/G.E.D or equivalent required, Associate's or technical degree preferred.
  • 0-02 years related experience required.

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 or bend and twist.  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:

 

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

 

Activities:

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

 

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: N/A
  • 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: Production/manufacturing environment
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: Lab environment

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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