Basic, General Manufacturing Associate

  • Allentown, PA

Compensation

: $81,640.00 - $118,940.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



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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:

This position is to assemble, package and inspect medical devices in accordance with the quality and production standards established by our organization. This includes working with chemicals, machines and measurement equipment. This position must follow procedures, policies and applicable regulatory policies to meet the requirements of our Quality Policy.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Follows established procedures and guidelines to manufacture the organizations products according to specifications and schedules; volume, cost and waste targets; quality standards.
  • Operates machines and production equipment safely and in accordance with instructions.
  • Monitors the quality of output to identify, discard or remanufacture products.
  • Maintains accurate daily production records so that manufacturing performance can be collected and analyzed.

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Required to apply basic working knowledge of technical field/area of specialization. Exercises general application of principles, theories and concepts, and proposes a course of action. Performs basic level shop floor competencies.
  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work. Work is typically checked and monitored on a routine basis.
  • May require some limited judgement in resolving problems.
  • Contacts are primarily with direct supervisor, peers and subordinates.

Preferred: Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to use fine motor skills and pay attention to detail
  • Possess strong hand dexterity for intricate hand assembly
  • Problem solve to improve quality and processes, using lean tools
  • Prior manufacturing experience involving intricate hand assembly is preferred
  • Have good reading comprehension and math skills
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner, both written and verbal
  • Flexibility to work, based on business demands/needs
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to rotate across positions within the business unit
  • Have basic computer skills

Expertise: -Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:

  • High school diploma/G.E.D or equivalent required.
  • 0-01 years related experience OR PBS requirements completed and pass assessment at appropriate level.

  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Ability to work non-standard schedule as needed.
  • Regular and predictable on-site attendance.

Desired:

  • 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 50 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:

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

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.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

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

Activities:

  • Occasionally: N/A
  • Frequently: Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Walking
  • Constantly: Handling, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Sitting , Standing

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: N/A
  • Frequently: Proximity to moving parts
  • Constantly: 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
  • Occasionally: N/A
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: Production/manufacturing environment



Associated topics: bioengineering, biological engineer, biology, biosynthetic, enzyme, hereditary, medical, molecular, neuroscience, pain

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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