B. Braun

Supervisor II Maintenance

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Mon - Fri (Days)
Irvine, CA


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.


Position Summary:

Under direction of the Technical Service Manager the Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for providing continuous leadership and support to the plant in overseeing all aspects of the Maintenance Department and program. The Maintenance supervisor oversees the maintenance and repair of all plastics processing equipment such as Injection Molding Machines, compounders, blow molders and cast film line in addition to support equipment such as thermolators, chillers, cooling towers, material handling equipment, etc.  Establishes PM schedules for equipment and ensures PM’s are performed in a timely manner.  Minimizes down time by ensuring both in-house competencies for minor repairs and a robust pipeline for outside services exist.  Ensures that all environmental/facility permits and reports are up to date and filed in a timely manner.  Oversees hazardous chemical and waste management.  Ensures that various inspections are performed as well as basic maintenance. Managing all call in and on call schedules for a plant running 24/7. This person may also be called upon to repair critical equipment during night shifts or weekends, on occasion.


Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Supervises manufacturing maintenance area to ensure timely and efficient maintenance of production and/or facility equipment.
  • Responsibilities include establishing and monitoring performance of preventative maintenance programs and personnel for improvement of production line performance along with scheduling and planning of line maintenance and cost reduction activities.
  • Responsible for personnel actions including (but not limited to) hiring, performance management and termination. 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
  • 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.
  • Manage all aspects of the Maintenance department including scheduling of projects and personnel.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a preventive maintenance program.
  • Maintain an effective parts system.
  • Identify, source and work with outside vendors as required.
  • Maintain and repair automated production machinery and support equipment.
  • Replace or repair parts, test operation and make adjustments to production equipment.
  • Maintain maintenance records and logs. 
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment to perform duties. 
  • Preform regular and preventative maintenance on production and support equipment as needed.
  • Participate in the Continuous Improvement Team.
  • Promote cleanliness and safety policies and procedures throughout the entire company.
  • Must be proficient in Word and Excel.
  • Experience in injection molding preferred.



Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc


  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 04-06 years related experience required.


  • 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.


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.


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


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

Environmental Conditions:

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


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