Process Engineering Specialist

B. Braun Medical Inc. Daytona Beach , FL 32114

Posted 8 months ago

Overview

About B. Braun

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:
Responsible for functioning as a project engineer, individual contributor and subject matter expert for processes, planning, testing and troubleshooting. Provide process engineering expertise toward the design, development, installation, evaluation, startup, verification, maintenance, sustainability, and optimization of process systems and equipment.

Demonstrate process engineering expertise within the engineering field while working across a variety of functional groups that are directly involved with capital project life cycles and site operations. This role requires strong focus on driving quality into production processes, implementation of best practices, and continuous improvement. The incumbent will provide focused process knowledge and the technical expertise to ensure high quality and efficient injectable products.

Responsibilities:
Essential Duties Analyze existing processes, procedures and equipment to identify areas of improvement and recommend solutions to optimize systems.

Promote strategies for efficiency improvements, lead/support implementation of organization process improvement initiatives and evaluate results. Define and document site standards collaborate with Engineering and Technology Management to institutionalize standards. Develop, author and maintain documents that support new processes and equipment.

This may include engineering studies, risk assessments, batch records, process flow diagrams, validation protocols and reports, SOP's, investigations and other technical documentation. Collect data, provide analysis and proactively identify variances to forecast to assist in developing strategies to improve performance and reduce cost. May be involved in forecasting and analyzing budgets and monitoring of expenditures versus budget, ensuring that expenses are charged to the appropriate cost center for accurate reporting purposes.

Assist with training and auditing as appropriate. Prepare Request for Capital Investments including project description, schedule and costs. Develop and maintain productive links with process technology suppliers and vendors.

Anticipate potential process related problems, risks and technical conflicts and develop the necessary contingency plans that optimize business continuity. Supervise and direct contract personnel and outside vendors in the performance of contracted services. Provide leadership and guidance to subordinates within the Engineering organization.

Supervise subordinate Engineer(s) and all levels of Engineering. Aides/Technicians on activities related to projects. Provide direction and technical decision making for management involving capital asset purchases and expenses for projects and/or strategic initiatives involving up to $5MM (capital/expense/revenue potentials). Prepare and present technical investigative reports to site leadership.

Moderate to high degree of both internal and external personnel interfaces. Supporting/contributing role for other engineering functions. Must have strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to produce results with minimal supervision. Must be a team player, detail oriented and be able to function effectively in a cross-functional team environment.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications

  • Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 08-10 years related experience required.

  • Occasional business travel required, Valid driver's license and passport, Ability to work non-stand schedule as needed, On-call hours as needed

Desired:

  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.

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.

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

  • Frequently: Stand, Sit

  • Constantly: N/A

Activities:

  • Occasionally: Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward

  • Frequently: Sitting , Standing

  • Constantly: N/A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: N/A

  • Frequently: Proximity to moving parts

  • 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: Warehouse environment, Lab environment

  • Frequently: Production/manufacturing environment

  • Constantly: Office environment

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Process Engineering Specialist

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