B. Braun

Lead, Special Operations

Job Locations US-MO-Hazelwood
Requisition ID
2021-18626
Company
Aesculap Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Healthcare
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
M - F 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Site
Aesculap

Overview

Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients’ lives.

 

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

Responsible for leading the Special Operation team to ensure the timely and accurate processing of data, pick/ship confirmation of pick ticket/packing slips, auditing to assure order accuracy, directing the product flow through various departments, reducing shipping errors, 3rd party receipts requiring etch/label/packaging and special orders requiring additional task to complete (IE: etch/engrave/assemble).  Responsible for directing personnel to the proper work areas to ensure that the demands of the department are met and monitoring of spare parts stockroom. Perform new hire and/or Temporary personnel training.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Promote/ensure a safe working environment for employees
  • Monitor activities in Special Operation and temporary personnel in the areas of shipping, auditing, and  packing
  • Prioritize daily work and allocate resources to ship daily orders accurately, on time and at the lowest cost possible
  • Participate/Lead weekly LPO (Large Pending Orders) with Sales, Supply Chain, Transportation, Customer Service and Operation ensuring timely delivery of shipments, along with completing special order request
  • Coordinate the timely processing of OEM/LPO projects, International shipments, returns to vendor, removal of expiring products and scrap material, convenience kitting requests, and specific customization as needed for outbound processing
  • Develop team members through coaching and monitoring, along with training Direct/Temporary new hires.
  • Generate Work Instructions (WI) based on packaging/labeling/Etching requirements per material number and additional areas of responsibility specific to the department
  • Monitor inbound (3rd party) processes requiring materials to be packaged/label/etching to ensure alignment of department metrics
  • Assist in validation of equipment used in department
  • Assist with the  maintenance and accuracy of spare parts / equipment inventory used for the repair of medical devices
  • Assist with monitoring stockroom inventory levels to ensure proper utilization of available capacity
  • Monitor team for accurate application of marking instruments used in a surgical environment (laser marking, chemical etch, packaging and labeling)
  • Monitor Preventive Maintenance program of equipment ensuring daily/weekly compliance
  • Prepare and analyze department reports on a daily/monthly basis (IE: Open Orders)
  • Ensure material handling equipment and storage racks are in safe working order
  • Prepare and maintain daily/monthly metric activity reports  
  • Collaborate with customer service, supply chain, Set World, Quality, ATS repairs and facilities
  • Assist Supervisor in maintaining operation within approved budget, along with submitting Capital request
  • Assist supervisor with providing input on disciplinary steps, when applicable
  • Assist supervisor with providing input on employees annual performance evaluations
  • Complies with GMP(Good Manufacturing Practice) procedures to ensure that all obsolete , rejected, or deteriorated manufacturing materials located in storage are not inadvertently distributed
  • Assist supervisor in creating/supporting development plan for personnel
  • Follow SOP procedures to ensure mix-ups, damages, and deterioration does not occur to materials during any stages of handling
  • Oversees operation in supervisor absence
  • Provides back-up support for all areas of the operation
  • Assist in Lean/Continuous Improvement/5S projects by tracking data and providing input
  • Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual
  • Must embody the Company’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Other duties may be assigned

Secondary or peripheral job functions:

  • Contribute to creating a climate of trust, ethics, and accountability by effectively seeking out and accepting feedback from others.
  • Possess the ability to exceed expectations with the customer in mind and take responsibility for driving key results as well as empower others to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Demonstrate behaviors that drive efficiency by understanding and improving processes as well as sharing best practices.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

  • Assist Supervisor based on the “Principal Duties responsibilities”. 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Contribute to creating a climate of trust, ethics, and accountability by effectively seeking out and accepting feedback from others.
  • Possess the ability to exceed expectations with the customer in mind and take responsibility for driving key results as well as empower others to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Demonstrate behaviors that drive efficiency by understanding and improving processes as well as sharing best practices.

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.   

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • One –Two years of college preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience within a warehouse/distribution environment required
  • 3-5 years warehouse/distribution experience required in a leadership role (Lead/Supervisor)
  • Previous experience with computer system and software required – SAP/Microsoft office/shipping manifest

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. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 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 employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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.

 

Work Environment:

  • This position could require the handling of instruments that may or may not have been contaminated by blood or other body fluids. In compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Aesculap will provide a safe working environment for all employees.

 

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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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