B. Braun

Lead Craftsperson (PIC)

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Wednesday- Saturday, 5:00am - 5:00pm
Irvine, CA


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.


Position Summary:


Under general supervision, performs advanced, complex, and critical corrective and preventive maintenance on mechanical equipment, processing and any equipment between areas assigned by Supervisor and integrates special project work with regular work schedules. This is an advanced journey-level maintenance lead position and repair classification that provides direction and monitors the work progress of the Agency’s maintenance department technicians.


Responsibilities: Essential Duties


  • Assists the department Manager or Supervisor in leading a group of peers/subordinates largely in coordination of work which may include materials loading, production functions, maintenance functions and training/mentoring.
  • Troubleshoots complex equipment problems, and recommends time, equipment, and materials required to effect repairs; makes emergency repairs as required.
  • Inspects, evaluates, and repairs a variety of complex and critical stationary and mobile mechanical equipment, electrical and electro-mechanical equipment, and facilities.
  • Monitors operational details and performs or oversees maintenance work in conformance with OEM recommendations and technical requirements, and to department standard.  
  • Provides input on supervised staff performance evaluations including matters of discipline and/or commendation.
  • Use the SAP system to create, assign, complete, and enter work done on work orders; requisitions materials as required.
  • Runs and reviews SAP reports regularly to ensure service records are input correctly, and parts and equipment inventories are accurate and in the MSR.
  • Regularly reviews critical equipment records to ensure asset condition updates and repair planning.
  • Repairs, overhauls or replaces malfunctioning, damaged equipment or worn parts.
  • Confers with staff to determine equipment problems; suggests methods of minimizing such problems in an operational setting.
  • Performs and oversees Lockout Tag-out (LOTO) work.
  • Attends and leads training and safety sessions as assigned.
  • Develops manufacturing requirements via forecasting and/or customer’s orders and schedules production resources to produce the requirements effectively and efficiently.
  • Enhances the customer’s perception of the company by maximizing service levels and minimizing backorder.
  • Evaluates and establishes resource requirements for headcount, capacity and inventory.  Key Performance Indicators include customer service levels, production schedule attainment, and inventory range of coverage. 
  • Performs normal base job functions in area of expertise when requested.
The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
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

  • Required to apply comprehensive working knowledge of technical field/area of specialization. Exercises general application of principles, theories and concepts, and proposes a course of action. Performs comprehensive shop floor competencies.
  • Works under general supervision. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
  • May require some limited judgement in resolving problems.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.
  • Ability to interact with others (co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, vendors, member agencies, and the general public) in a professional manner; to accept constructive criticism from supervisors, equals, and subordinates; to work as a team member or independently as needed; to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines; to prevent personal problems from adversely affecting impacting your work or that of others around you; to arrive at work as scheduled and to work the shift hours as scheduled.


Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc



  • High school diploma/G.E.D or equivalent required.
  • 05-08 years related experience OR PBS requirements completed and pass assessment at appropriate level.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Regular and predictable on-site attendance
  • Ability to work non-standard schedule 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.





Additional Information

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:

  • Moderate work – Exerting up to 40 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and/or 10 lbs force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally:Sit
  • Frequently:Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses
  • Constantly:N/A


  • Occasionally:Climbing stairs/ladders, Finger feeling, Sitting , Stooping/squatting
  • Frequently:Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, 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:Office environment
  • Frequently:N/A
  • Constantly:Production/manufacturing environment


What We Offer

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.


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


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