B. Braun

Sr Continuous Improvement Spec

Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Project Management
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
8A-5P, Monday-Friday
Daytona Beach, FL


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.



Job Function - General:

  • Analyzes current work methods and processes and identifies opportunities to implement common processes & best demonstrated practices
  • Serves as a change agent. Provides leadership, coaching, and training in Lean thinking, Lean production. Helps disseminate lean thinking and industry information throughout the organization. Attends Lean seminars and Lean events to promote personal and organizational development. Recognizes Lean contributors throughout the organization.
  • Supports process integration of continuous improvement, improves the manufacturing process by understanding, measuring, charting and reducing the variations in the process that have a negative impact on the process and the product. Drive standardization and consistency of approach.
  • Facilitates Continuous Improvement interventions (KAIZEN events), activities and employee involvement teams throughout the organization.
  • Measures and analyzes current state and the results of changes made, with the objective of sustaining and continually building upon improvement.
  • Assures that predicted savings and other financial benefits are tracked, validated, reported, and applied
  • Creates and maintains visual management to sustain gains for stakeholders.
  • Coordinates training of personnel in Lean philosophy, Lean tools and other improvement approaches aligned to CORE
  • Communicates project status and issues to all levels of management.
  • Assists Business Units to eliminate waste and improve processes with targets, objectives and schedules
  • consistent with strategic analysis and plans; coordinate Business Unit Lean savings plans, goals and objectives.
  • Analyzes and plans workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow, and designs layout of workspace based on lean principles.

Desired skills:

Experienced in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) implementation.

Experienced in implementing the following concepts; Jishu-Hozen (Autonomous Maintenance), Kobetsu-Kaizen (eliminate 16 major losses), and PM-Analysis (Phenomena Mechanism Analysis).

Track record in improving OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency), MTBA (Mean Time Between Assists), MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure), and MTTR (Mean Time To Repair).

Experience with Lean Manufacturing

PHARMA/Med Device

FDA or Regulatory Experience

Six Sigma with certifications preferred



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 person.

Limit of Authorization/Authority:

Please refer to the Corporate Guidelines or BBMUS Guidelines or job specific authorities where applicable. This list is however not exhaustive and may be amended by the Management from time to time.


Salary range: $74,480-$93,100

Target Based Range



Education and Professional Knowledge:

Associate's or technical degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.


04-06 years related experience required.


Applicable industry/professional certification required.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

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.

Supervision Given and Received:

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.

Problem Solving:

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.

Additional Requirement:

Occasional business travel required, Valid driver's license and passport

Additional Information

Physical Requirement and Work Environment:

Attendance Requirement Regular and predictable attendance
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties 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:

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

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

Occasionally: Frequently: Constantly: Activities: Occasionally: Frequently:


Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand



Finger feeling, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, Walking

Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Sitting , Talking - ordinary, loud/quick


Environmental Conditions:

Occasionally:                       Proximity to moving parts

Frequently:                           N/A

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:                       Other

Frequently:                           Office environment, Production/manufacturing environment

Constantly:                          N/A

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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