B. Braun

Senior Staff Engineer - Controls Engineering

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Requisition ID
2021-18414
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 64,000 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:

Responsible for functioning as a project engineer and subject matter expert for controls system.  Providing engineering expertise for the design, development, evaluation, implementation, startup, and verification of controls systems within the Allentown manufacturing site.  Demonstrate automation expertise within the engineering field while working across a variety of functional groups and are directly involved with capital project life cycles and site operation.  This position will act as an SME in the area of controls system in support of manufacturing operations and will participate in project design reviews to provide input.

 

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Develops, evaluates and improves industrial manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Communicates manufacturing capabilities, production schedules or other information to facilitate production processes.
  • Confers with vendors in order to determine specifications of products and arrange equipment, material purchase and parts.
  • Evaluates products based on specifications and quality standards.

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

  • Please refer to the Corporate Guidelines or BBMUS Guidelines or job specific authorities where applicable. This list is however not exhaustive and may be amended by the Management 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.
  • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.

Expertise: Preferred Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Computer, Controls or related degree
  • Minimum 5 years, but prefer 8+ years hand on experience with process controls equipment
  • Programming experience in Allen Bradley, Siemens, and other PLC platform
  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradley PanelView and Wonderware InTouch HMI development
  • Familiar with machine level device communication (DH+, DH485, Remote I/O, Device Net, Control Net, and Ethernet)
  • Working knowledge of vision, robotic, and servo.
  • Experience in building automate machines
  • Familiar with AutoCAD
  • Familiar with ANSI, NFPA, OSHA, and other related safety standards.
  • Knowledge in SCADA, .NET application development, and SQL database design
  • Experience in medical device or pharmaceutical environment is a plus
  • Ability to manage time and be able to perform multitask.
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 06-08 years related experience required.
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.

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:

 

 

 

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: Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses

Activities:

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

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: Office environment

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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