Manager III, Injection Mold Engineering
Company: B. Braun Medical Inc.
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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 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 www.BBraunUSA.com.
Responsibilities: Essential Duties
Manages engineering activities so that the organization's
buildings, facilities, machinery and equipment operate
Plans, prioritizes, schedules and manages engineering activities
(for example planned maintenance programs, shutdowns or emergency
repairs) to rectify break downs and malfunctions and minimize
Develops and assists with implementing engineering, production, and
maintenance procedures; monitors the cost and effectiveness of
activities to optimize resources, priorities spending and achieve
timeliness, reliability and safety standards.
Researches, evaluates and recommends new maintenance equipment and
tools to enhance the capabilities of the maintenance team.
Evaluates, selects and manages relationships with external
contractors (for example builders, electricians) to minimize costs
and ensure the organization receives satisfactory standards of
Liaises with functional or operational area managers throughout the
organization (for example in production or branch, store, facility
or plant managers) to coordinate scheduled maintenance activities
with their operations.
Estimates the cost, time and resources required for repair/upgrade
projects; prepares work orders and monitors the progress of work
Where applicable plans, directs and monitors preventative and
corrective maintenance and repair activities so that the
organization's electrical system, building management system and
firefighting protection system operate reliably.
Manage the Injection Mold Design department. Responsibilities
Directing Mold Design and Plastic Processing Engineers on new
capital mold projects used in the production of plastic, disposable
medical device components.
Working closely with Project Engineering, OEM Engineering, and
R&D Engineering on all new product development projects and
supporting plastic part design reviews for mold-ability, prototype
and production mold requirements.
Supporting all Plant Business Unit departments on their injection
mold capacity and mold replacement requirements.
Supporting the quoting and procurement requirements for new
Supporting and coordinating the design, manufacturing and
acceptance of the injection molds that are constructed at outside
Supporting and coordinating the plastics process development and
validation of the new mold construction projects.
Supporting other Plant facilities on their injection mold
engineering issues as needed.
Oversee the management of the Sustaining Mold Engineering Group
which supports the molds, equipment and plastics processing for the
injection molding and extrusion processes in the plant.
Oversee the management of the Injection Mold/ Machine Shop which
supports the production mold maintenance requirements and the
machining requirements for the plant.
Responsible for personnel actions including hiring, performance
management and termination.
The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include
any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to
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
Manages activities of a functional area which has at least 2
departments or major functions through managers and/or experienced
employees. Responsible for cost, method, and employee results.
Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on
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
Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc
Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
10-12 years related experience required.
Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
Regular and predictable attendance
Occasional business travel required, Secrecy 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.
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