Technician - Mold - Injection Molding (3Rd Shift)

B. Braun Medical Inc. Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 2 months ago

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:

A Mold Technician must be able to operate all Injection Molding and related ancillary equipment in a safe and effective manner. They must also understand and perform all related tasks such as part inspection, material handling, and all pertinent documentation.

Responsibilities:
Essential Duties

  • Must demonstrate ability to work in team environment.

  • Must demonstrate safe working practices.

  • Ability to follow written or verbal instruction.

  • Understand the difference between good/bad parts.

  • Ensure all work areas are kept clean at all times and one molding machine should be cleaned each shift.

  • Understand basic measurement techniques.

  • Be able to safely maneuver forklifts and electric jacks in department.

  • Understand department specific functions

  • Be able to start, purge, and stop all sizes of molding machines under normal and emergency situations.

  • Understand how to properly make travel tickets and inspect any pre-made tickets for accuracy.

  • Provide accurate documentation of all work performed when required.

  • Understand and be able to do tasks related to material handling: (a) use of computer terminal to weigh in and issue out product, (b) verifying accuracy of computer tickets, (c) use of proper totes for all molded parts, (d) Stacking of totes on skids in correct fashion, (e) operation of fork truck

  • Ensure the continued operation of all equipment related to the assigned areas in a safe & efficient manner according to ISO/GMP policies & OSHA regulations.

  • Become familiar with plastic processing and molding machines.

  • Understand Basic Plastic Processing and Molding Machine Theory of Operation.

  • Document Machine parameters and follow set-up sheets acoording to SOP's.

  • Understand SPC principles and apply to equipment tracking in producing quality product.

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:

  • High School Diploma /GED
  • Must show aptitude in required skill set.

Desired:

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 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:

Strength Medium work

  • Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Physical Demands (Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching)

Occasionally lift or carry up to: 50+lbs

Frequently lift or carry up to: 10-50lbs

Occasionally: N/A

Frequently: Push/pull, reaching upward, reaching downward

Constantly: N/A

Physical Demands

  • Activities

Occasionally: Sitting, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, balancing, smelling, talking, sit/stand option, keyboard use, hearing, far acutiy, depth perception, color of vision, field of vision

Frequently: Stooping, near acuity

Constantly: Standing, walking, handling, fingering, feeling

Physical Demands

  • Environmental Conditions

Noise Intensity: Moderate

Occasionally: Exposure to weather, extreme cold, extreme heat, wet and/or humid, vibration, atmospheric conditions, working in high exposed places, exposure to radiation, working with explosive material, exposure to injury from biohazards, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, other environmental conditions

Frequently: N/A

Constantly: Proximity to moving parts, exposure to electrical shock

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:

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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