26 days old

Sr. Packaging Engineer

Allentown Mfg Facility
Allentown, PA 18109
  • Job Code
    120859622

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:

Responsible for functioning as an individual contributor and subject matter expert for IV solution containers packaging, related planning, equipment testing and troubleshooting. Provide engineering expertise for the design, development, installation, evaluation, startup, verification, maintenance, sustainability, and optimization of packaging systems and equipment. Demonstrate packaging 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.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Develops, evaluates and improves industrial manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Communicates manufacturing capabilities, production schedules or other information to facilitate production processes.
  • Confers with vendors in order to determine specifications of products and arrange equipment, material purchase and parts.
  • Evaluates products based on specifications and quality standards.

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires breadth of professional field and industry knowledge. Ability to integrate critical information and champion advance strategies/concepts through the organization. Drives development of advanced technologies, principles and processes.
  • Work under minimal supervision. Relief on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orientation training, assigning and checking the work of lower level employees. Referring only complex problems and issues.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates and peers, frequent contact with external contractors/vendors.
  • Experience with the following is a plus:
    • Medical Device Industry
    • Standards ISO:11607, UDI, Track and Trace, EU-MDR, ISTA, ASTM 4169
    • Equipment: HFFS, Rotary Tray Sealers, Impulse Sealer, Thermoforming, Band Sealers, Conveyors, Case Sealers, Burst Tester, Peel Testers, HD Printer and Labeling.
    • Regulatory Bodies FDA and TUV
    • Materials: Tyvek, Medical Grade Paper, Films, Pouches, Medical trays, HIPS, Corrugated, Folding Carton, Labels and Inks.
    • Root Cause Analysis experience.
    • Computerized Systems:
    • Cape Pack or Tops
      • Minitab, Statgraphics
      • MS Project
  • Packaging Engineering degree preferred.

Desired:

  • IoPP Certified
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified



Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S. Engineering) from four-year college or university and 6-7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of 14 years of education and experience.

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 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.



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Posted: 2020-06-15 Expires: 2020-07-16

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