B. Braun

Engineering Technician II - R&D Product Development

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Requisition ID
2020-17279
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Site
Allentown, PA

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:

 

Under the direction of the Manager, R&D Product Development, the Engineering Technician II will be an integral Product Development team member, supporting and/or leading efforts to develop, validate and execute  test methods  in order to qualify new medical devices.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Develops and tests solutions to solve technical problems within R&D Product Development.
  • Assists engineers and scientists as they create, modify and test products and processes.
  • Performs extensive research and development during creation phase of product.
  • Inspects products and processes for flaws and identifies areas of improvement.
  • Conducts tests and collects data.
  • Supports the development of new test methods and test equipment
  • Coordinates and executes test methods validations
  • Utilizes computer aided design and drafting equipment during design phase to create or modify testing equipment.
  • Provides leadership, coaching and/or mentoring to a subordinate group.
  • Assists in the creation of new or changes to existing test methods
  • Acts as an extended Core Team member to the Product Development Engineers for the evaluation of new or changes to existing devices.
The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
 
General:
It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself/herself and other persons.

 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires working knowledge of technical field/area of specialization.
  • Exercises general application of principles, theories and concepts.
  • 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 department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers.
  • Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.
  • Effective written and verbal communication with Team members is a must.
  • Programming of testing equipment is a plus.
  • Solidworks and Microsoft Office experience is a plus.

 

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc

 

Required:

  • Associate's or technical degree required.
  • 04-06 years related experience required.
  • Regular and predictable on-site attendance

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

Activities:

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

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally:Proximity to moving parts
  • 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:Office environment

 

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

 

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