B. Braun

Mold Shop Supervisor – Machining/Apprenticeships (1st shift)

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Requisition ID
2021-19579
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
6:30 AM to 3:00 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 Mold Shop Manager, this position supervises all functions of mold repair, mold cleaning, component making and traditional manufacturing areas to ensure timely and efficient completions of these functions.  This position works closely with the Mold Shop Manager as to the direction and actions taken within the department to meet the critical requirements of mold repair, general machine shop support and apprentice training.  The ability to apply good judgement on a daily basis will be required on a wide range of situations and areas of concern.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Supervises all functions within the Mold Shop to ensure safe, timely and efficient maintenance of injection molds and the production of needed machine shop produced items.
  • Main responsibilities include scheduling and prioritizing of all shop functions within the areas of repair, cleaning, component making and traditional machine shop production projects.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the work done by carrying out these job responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsible for department safety, compliance to ISO Train objectives and related training.
  • Maintaining of the department’s Tier 1 board information board with updated information.  This will include the development of some of the data posted.
  • Monitoring / purchasing of shop consumables for our MSC supply cabinet.  This will also include meetings with sales / technical representatives on a regular basis.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing prospective employees; training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; safety and resolving problems with the close direction of the Mold Shop Manager.  

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 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 indirect 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. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc

 

Required:

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

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, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses
  • Frequently:Stand, Sit

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

Environmental Conditions:

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

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
  • Frequently: Office environment, Production/manufacturing environment

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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