B. Braun

Manager I, Corporate Process & Continuous Improvement

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Op Ex & Strategy
Position Type
Hybrid Full Time
M-F; 40Hrs./Week
Allentown, PA


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:


  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of Lean methodologies and tools
  • Must have working knowledge of DMAIC process, Black Belt Certification preferred
  • Willing to travel at least 50-75% to California, Florida, Dominican Republic when necessary


Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Manages World Class Continuous Improvement activities across the Corporate (Operations)
  • Support the TX and Daytona Beach plants in implementation the OPEX
  • Implement, train and support the implementation of Value Engineering in the R&D
  • Ensures consistency in use of tools and techniques by local offices and the sharing of expertise between Designs a common approach to implementation of initiatives.
  • Establishes, implements and tracks metrics and goals for World Class Manufacturing
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement across the organization. Prioritizes projects based on function area’s need and business impact.
  • Performs training, including the coordination and scheduling of workshops and training
  • Establishes the qualifications and requirements for internal employee
  • Researches current best practices in manufacturing support functions and evaluates their feasibility / implementation for the BBMUS
  • Acts as Change Agent and Champion for the Corporate function areas.
  • Responsible for personnel actions including hiring, performance management, termination.

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

  • 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.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of professional field and industry. Influences the development of and drives the application of principles, theories, concepts. Determines best 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. Frequent contact with external contractors/vendors
  • Occasional business travel required, Valid driver's license and passport


The targeted range for this role takes into account a range of factors that are considered when making compensation and hiring decisions; included but not limited to: skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.  The range provided is a reasonable estimate.





Target Based Range

$95,615 - $119,511


Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc



  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
  • 08-10 years related experience required.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification required.
  • Regular and predictable attendance


  • 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.




Additional Information

Responsibilities: Other Duties:



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 lbs of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, and reaching:

Occasionally: Reaching upward and download, push/pull, stand

Frequently: Sit

Constantly: N/A


Occasionally: Finger feeling, push/pull, reaching upward and downward, standing, walking

Frequently: Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), sitting. Talking - ordinary, loud/quick.

Constantly: N/A

Enviromental 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Noise Intensity: Moderate

Occasionally: Other

Frequently: Office enviroment, production/manufacturing enviroment

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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