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Manager III, Injection Mold Engineering

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

Job Description:

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 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.
ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary:

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

Manages engineering activities so that the organization's buildings, facilities, machinery and equipment operate reliably.
Plans, prioritizes, schedules and manages engineering activities (for example planned maintenance programs, shutdowns or emergency repairs) to rectify break downs and malfunctions and minimize business disruptions.
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 service.
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 against estimates.
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 include:



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 injection molds.
Supporting and coordinating the design, manufacturing and acceptance of the injection molds that are constructed at outside mold builders.
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 time.

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 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 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.

Qualifications
Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc

Required:

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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Keywords: B. Braun Medical Inc., Allentown , Manager III, Injection Mold Engineering, Professions , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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