Overview: With a nationwide sales team and several manufacturing locations, B. Braun Medical has become a leading full-line supplier of healthcare products and services in the U.S. The company is committed to delivering innovative products and services with unmatched quality, superior technology, and cost-effectiveness, while maintaining environmental responsibility. Through its "Sharing Expertise®" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. B. Braun employs over 4,500 people in the USA. B. Braun Medical Inc. began its operations in the USA in 1957. Initially, the company manufactured and sold disposable plastic syringes. During the 1980s and early 1990s, the company undertook several expansions and enlarged its product line of disposable medical devices. With the acquisition of McGaw, Inc. in 1997, including Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®), B. Braun dramatically broadened its product lines and services to U.S. customers.
U.S. Facilities and Operations:
Supporting product sales are a network of nationwide marketing and manufacturing locations. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is home to the U.S. Corporate Headquarters along with the marketing offices of the Hospital, Outpatient Markets (OPM), Renal Therapies, Vascular Interventional, International, and OEM Divisions. Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc.(CAPS®) is also managed from this location. The nearby Allentown, Pennsylvania, facility manufactures Needle-free products, IV Safety Catheters, Anesthesia Systems, Introducers, Pharmacy Admixture products. Vascular products including Right Heart Catheters and Interventional Accessories are also manufactured in Allentown. The Irvine, California facility produces IV Solutions, Basic and Specialty Nutrition, Drug Delivery, and BTC products. Infusion Pump Systems are manufactured in Carrollton, Texas and IV administration and IV and Irrigation sets are produced in the Dominican Republic.
Responsibilities: Position Summary:
Under the direction of the SDWT, attends to the Tray Loading/Unloading machines. Responsibilities: Essential Duties
Expertise: Knowledge & Skills
- Perform adjustments, setups, production changeovers, lubrication, and cleaning of tray loading and unloading machines.
- Record machine down time.
- Clear jams quickly to maximize equipment uptime.
- Interface with equipment using Human Machine Interface (HMI) to diagnose equipment issues.
- Troubleshoot operational problems with the machine and make corrections.
- Make adjustment to the machine as required.
- Perform line clearance on loading / unloading area.
- Manually intervene in the equipment operation and return machine to automatic operation.
- Manually operate the equipment using the HMI touch screen.
- React to machine faults, determine cause of fault, and take appropriate corrective action.
- Monitor the operation of multiple machines.
- Ability to track product through the process to ensure product mixes do not occur.
- Operate a pallet jack or forklift as required.
- Ability to accurately communicate problems to the mechanic in order to expedite the troubleshooting process.
- Notify team leader and coach of any problem.
- Maintain work area in a clean and orderly condition.
- Adhere the all safety and good housekeeping procedures.
- Work in other areas as needed.
- Equivalent Education Level
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Must pass SAT level II.
- Job Training and Experience
- 3 years of experience as a machine operator required.
Qualifications: Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc Required:
- Mechanical knowledge and aptitude.
- Operational experience on automated equipment with HMI interaction.
- Use HMI to track product flow, operational issues, and perform manual interventions.
- Ability to read, write and understand job language in English.
- Ability to carry out simple, specific verbal instructions and/or read simple signs, gauges or meters.
- Able to react quickly to malfunctions
- RESPONSIBILITIES Materials or Products:Damage is possible, but can be prevented by close attention to machine function.
- Tools and Equipment:Damage is possible, but can be prevented by considerable care and maintenance. Will be required to provide own tools.
- Safety of Others:Considerable care and attention is required in the operation or maintenance of the FFS machine. Operator must be extremely safety conscious at all times. Report any safety hazards to supervisor.
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 50 pounds.
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 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities /Women/ Veterans/Disabled
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. Work Environment:
- Work in a factory; exposed to moderate noise, heat and humidity.
- Exposed to moving machinery. Possible injuries include hernia, loss of fingers, eye injuries, hearing loss, broken bones or severe burns.
- Occasional exposure to falls.
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.
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