B. Braun

Senior Engineering Specialist (Duplex Maintenance - CFM)

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
2021-18891
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Days
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 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:

 

This position will be responsible for the advance engineering technical support to the assigned manufacturing/product line including functioning as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the line, processes optimization, day to day technical support to maintenance and operations teams, quality investigations related to the equipment and systems, optimization project scope’s development and/or execution. Responsible for managing and resolving medium to high complex problems by applying engineering advance principles, good engineering practices, advance technologies and Root Cause Investigation (RCA) tools.  Leads and/or performs troubleshooting and modifications to the automated equipment adhering to Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices GMP change control standards and policies. Responsible for the reliability of the line efficiency and support of maintenance program following company procedures and good maintenance practices.

 

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Analyzes existing equipment, processes, facilities, infrastructure and systems to identify areas of improvement and recommend solutions to optimize performance.
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert for designated systems/ technologies and provide technical recommendations
  • Anticipate potential process related problems, risks and technical conflicts and develop the necessary contingency plans to improve business continuity.
  • Performs troubleshooting and modifications to the automated equipment adhering to Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices GMP change control standards and policies.
  • Creates and modifies system specifications and standard operating procedures for the systems supported.
  • Trains users and peers on systems.
  • Supports software life cycle efforts.
  • Contributes to development of continuous improvement to systems.
  • Documentation, testing, commissioning and validation support following GDP.
  • Provides project implementation support.
  • Performs administrative, upgrades and maintenance tasks for equipment/ control systems.
  • Supervises consultants and contractors.
  • Ability to manage medium complex projects without assistance.
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 breadth of professional field and industry knowledge. Ability to integrate critical information and champion advanced strategies/concepts through the organization. Drives development of advanced technologies, principles and processes.
  • Work under minimal supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, and/or reviewing the work of peers.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Interacts with internal and/or external clients and customers to negotiate and interpret information on projects and unit operations. May consult with senior management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of Engineering Design experience.
  • Previous experience and/or exposure to with highly automated manufacturing equipment including bag aAssembly machines, aseptic filling, and packing equipment.
  • Prior experience with Kiefel machines and Pluemat equipment.
  • Advance engineering problem solving  experience.

 

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 10-12 years related experience required.
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Occasional business travel required, Valid driver's license and passport

 

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
  • Constantly:N/A

Activities:

  • Occasionally:Handling, 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
  • Constantly:N/A

 

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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