B. Braun

Supervisor, Manufacturing Maintenance (12-Hour Day Shift)

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Requisition ID
2021-19060
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
6:00 AM to 6:00 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 Manufacturing Maintenance/Facilities Manager, supervises all functions of one or more of the manufacturing or facilities maintenance areas to ensure timely and efficient maintenance of production and/or facility equipment or area. Main responsibilities include efficient use of material, equipment, tools, and human resources; short-term planning; scheduling tasks and duties for Team Leaders over multiple shifts; supervising all maintenance, repairs, cleaning, and projects performed in the area. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of a unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing prospective employees; training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Supervises all functions of one or more of the manufacturing or facilities maintenance areas to ensure safe, timely and efficient maintenance of production and/or facility equipment or area.
  • Main responsibilities include efficient use of material, equipment, tools and human resources; short-term planning; scheduling tasks and duties for Team Leaders over multiple shifts; supervising all maintenance, repairs, cleaning and projects performed in the area.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of a unit.
  • Carries out the supervisory responsbilities in accordance with the organization's polisies and applicable laws.                                                                                                              
  • Responsible for department safety and training.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing prospective employees; training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; safety and resolving problems.

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • 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 complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Frequent contact with external contractors/vendors.

Preferred Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Maintenance  Reliability Development

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 04-06 years related experience required.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Ability to work non-standard schedule as needed, On-call hours as needed.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.

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 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:

 

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

Activities:

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

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: N/A
  • Frequently: Proximity to moving parts, Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals (in most areas)
  • 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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