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Manufacturing Associate Engineer

Company: B. Braun Medical
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

B. Braun Medical, Inc.Manufacturing Associate EngineerUS-PA-AllentownJob ID: 2022-20809Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: EngineeringAllentown Mfg FacilityOverviewAbout 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 64,000 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 Summary: Entry-level manufacturing engineering role focusing on the progressive development of key competencies related to automated manufacturing. Ultimately responsible for the design and end-to-end development of new automated assembly equipment for medical device manufacturing in Allentown, PA. Using a developed understanding of existing product portfolio and manufacturing methods, continually improve the development and manufacturing processes on new automated equipment being procured for scale-up and/or new product manufacturing opportunities. Responsibilities: Essential DutiesCoordinates and aids in the design, evaluation, planning, integration, testing and completion activities in engineering projects. Provides technical direction and guidance to professional and/or sub professional personnel. Supervises the preparation and maintenance of records pertaining to job expenditures, budget programs, work order balances, requests for change orders, progress pay and final estimates on contracts.May prepare specifications and related contract documents to be used in advertising projects for bids. Identifies, analyzes and resolves program support deficiencies.Gathers and correlates engineering data.Performs various tests and documents results.Progressive Competencies developed in this role:Automated manufacturing methods and technologies for various manufacturing processes, including: ultrasonic weldingmaterial feeding, loading, & transferconveyance and indexingin-process vision inspectionin-process air testing (flow, crack, pressure)bonding (solvent, glue, heat stake)Joining, pressing, screwingEquipment sustainability within the Allentown manufacturing facility, to more effectively design and develop new equipment for robustness.Improvements to overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). Development and execution of process verification/validation through engineering testing.Causes and effects of the three OEE loss categories: availability, quality, and performance.Machine design, project management, and lean manufacturing.Data analytics, statistical analysis, statistical process control, SCADA/historian, and process trending.Equipment qualification processes: FAT, SAT, IQ OQ, PQ.Automated controls systems, PLCs, and ladder logic.Engineering documentation related to FDA and medical device quality systems.Microsoft Excel, AutoCAD, and SolidWorks. The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time. Expertise: Knowledge & 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 direct supervision and from detailed verbal and/or written instructions. Uses established procedures to accomplish assigned task.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. QualificationsExpertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc Required:Bachelor's degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience.0-02 years related experience required.Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.Regular and predictable attendanceSecrecy 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. . Additional Information 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, StandFrequently:Sit, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lensesConstantly:N/AActivities:Occasionally:Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, WalkingFrequently:Finger feeling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting , Talking - ordinary, loud/quickConstantly:N/AEnvironmental Conditions:Occasionally:Proximity to moving parts, Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals (in most areas) Frequently:N/AConstantly:N/AWork 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:ModerateOccasionally:OtherFrequently:Office environment, Production/manufacturing environment, Lab environmentConstantly:N/A What We OfferB. 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

Through its Sharing Expertise-- initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.NoticesEqual Opportunity Employer Veterans/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.PI177575706

Keywords: B. Braun Medical, Allentown , Manufacturing Associate Engineer, Engineering , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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