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Extrusion Technician

Company: B. Braun Medical
Location: Allentown
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

B. Braun Medical, Inc.

Extrusion Technician


Job ID: 2023-22345
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Manufacturing
Allentown Mfg Facility


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


Position Summary: Job Purpose: The Extrusion Technician extrudes various tubing, rod, shapes and profiles used in the manufacturing of finished medical devices. The Extrusion Technician must be able to adjust extrusion lines to meet size specifications, resize jobs and operate extrusion machinery and related line equipment in a safe and effective manner. Technicians must understand and perform related tasks such as finished part inspection, material identification and handling, data collection and input and meet all related requirements for documentation and traceability. Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • The extrusion technician extrudes various tubing, rod, shapes and profiles used in manufacturing finished medical devices.
  • The extrusion technician must be able to adjust extrusion line to meet size specifications, resize jobs and operate extrusion machinery and ancillary equipment in a safe and effective manner, following cGMP, quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Technicians must understand and perform tasks such as finished part inspection, material identification and handling data collection while meeting all related requirements for documentation and traceability.
  • Higher level technicians will mentor and train subordinates when requested and assist maintenance with simple maintenance tasks/work orders.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
    • Required to apply entry level working knowledge of technical field/area of specialization. Exercises general application of principles, theories and concepts, and proposes a course of action. Performs entry level shop floor competencies.
    • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work. Work is typically checked and monitored on a routine basis.
    • May require some limited judgement in resolving problems
    • Contacts are primarily with direct supervisor, peers and subordinates.

      Target Based Range



      Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc Required:
      • High school diploma/G.E.D required, Associate's or technical degree preferred
      • 0-0.5 years related experience OR PBS requirements completed and pass assessment at appropriate level.
      • Ability to work non-standard schedule as neededDesired:
        • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred. 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 50 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 force frequently, and/or 10 lbs force constantly to move objects.Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:
            • Occasionally: N/A
            • Frequently: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand, Sit, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses
            • Constantly: N/AActivities:
              • Occasionally: N/A
              • Frequently:
              • Constantly: N/AEnvironmental Conditions:
                • Occasionally: N/A
                • Frequently: Proximity to moving parts, Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals (in most areas)
                • Constantly: 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: Moderate
                  • Occasionally: N/A
                  • Frequently: N/A
                  • Constantly: Production/manufacturing environment, Warehouse environment

                    What We Offer

                    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

                    Through its Sharing Expertise - initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


                    Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

                    All 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 , Extrusion Technician, Professions , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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