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Department Manager

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

Job Description:

B. Braun Medical, Inc.Department ManagerUS-PA-AllentownJob ID: 2022-20643Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: ManufacturingAllentown 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 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 . ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary: This position will have to coordinate the buildup of inventory while moving machines into the new plant, the startup of the moved production equipment, maintaining the production running in the current production floor and design, hiring and startup of our new High-Performance Work Teams. Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Plan, organize, direct and report on the manufacturing operations in their respective departments.
  • Act as a conduit of information between upper/senior management and front-line supervisors to transform management strategies into tangible objectives for the department.
  • Directly influences the performance of the front-line supervisors and helps coordinate the efficient use of resources to insure that department production objectives are met.
  • Manages the department personnel including (but not limited to) staffing decisions and requirements, scheduling, training/coaching, department meetings, and performance reviews.
  • Serves as a highly visible representative of the Company. Champion the mission, objectives, etc. of the Company and the department while perpetuating a positive work environment.
  • Analyze and investigate production bottlenecks and inefficiencies and audit assembled product quality. Provide viable solutions, process improvement and corrective action when appropriate.
  • Write applicable production and quality procedures and communicate to supervisors/departments.
  • Prepare, analyze, and provide reports and data as required on various department and production data (may include efficiency reports, scrap reports, budget/operating expenditure reports). 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
    • Requires advanced knowledge of professional field and industry.
    • Influences the development of and drives the application of principles, theories, concepts.
    • Determines best course of action.
    • Manages entry to intermediate level employees of a department or a function with 1 or 2 sections.
    • Ensures budgets, schedules, and performance requirements are met.
    • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
    • Represents the organization as a prime contact on projects and departmental operations.
    • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on issues often requiring coordination across organizational lines. QualificationsExpertise: 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
      • 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:
        • Moderate work - Exerting up to 40 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and/or 10 lbs force constantly to move objects.Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:
          • Occasionally:Push/pull
          • Frequently:Reaching upward and downward, Stand, Sit
          • Constantly:N/AActivities:
            • Occasionally:Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Walking
            • Frequently:Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Reaching upward and downward, Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting , Standing, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
            • Constantly:N/AEnvironmental Conditions:
              • Occasionally:Proximity to moving parts
              • 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:Other
                • Frequently:Office environment, Production/manufacturing environment
                • Constantly: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 www.bbraunusa.com.

                  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.

Keywords: B. Braun Medical, Allentown , Department Manager, Executive , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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