Maintenance Planner Supervisor

B. Braun Medical Inc. Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 2 months ago

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:

Under the direction of the Manager of Maintenance Systems, the Maintenance Planner Supervisor is a working leader role where the successful individual will act as a Maintenance Planner within the plant as well as supervise, mentor and develop the subordinate Planners. The position is responsible to ensure that needed follow on corrective and emergency work is supported with parts, job plans, and work descriptions. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing prospective employees; training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.

The Planner Supervisor's typical day will involve writing work orders or preventative maintenance plans, developing Bill of Materials, reporting on maintenance activities /metrics, ordering parts or service for preventative or corrective maintenance, and supporting the other planners as needed.

Responsibilities:Essential Duties

  • Supervises all functions of the maintenance planning to ensure safe, timely and efficient maintenance of production and/or facility equipment or area.

  • Main responsibilities include planning corrective work, ordering parts required for equipment repair, tracking and receiving parts and service, issuing parts, updating Bill of Material, creating preventative maintenance plans, monitoring upcoming work orders, releasing them, and following up as needed.

  • May be called upon to support root cause analysis, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, or Criticality assessments for equipment or parts.

  • Training and developing maintenance Planners on SAP, Work Order Process, flow, Maintenance SOPs and standards, etc.

  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of a unit.

  • Responsible for department safety and training.

  • Responsibilities include interviewing prospective employees; training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; safety and resolving problems.

  • 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 persons.

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • High level ability to interact with CMMS system (SAP) to a Train the Trainer level.

  • Mechanical aptitude and understanding; able to develop job plans / work instructions

  • Technical Writing and communication skills

  • Requires basic 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.

  • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.

  • Judgement is required in resolving all day-to-day problems.

  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications

  • Education/Experience/Training/Etc

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 04-06 years related experience required.

  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.

  • Regular and predictable attendance

  • Secrecy and invention agreement and non-compete agreement, 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.

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:

  • Light work
  • Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally:Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses

  • Frequently:Sit

  • Constantly:N/A

Activities:

  • Occasionally:Handling, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Standing, Walking

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

  • Constantly:N/A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally:Proximity to moving parts, Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals (in most areas)
  • 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:N/A

  • Frequently:N/A

  • Constantly:Office environment, Production/manufacturing environment, Warehouse environment

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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