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Molding Process Senior Staff Engineer

Allentown Mfg Facility
Allentown, PA 18109
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  • Job Code
    126163543

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 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 www.BBraunUSA.com.



Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Provide Engineering support and project management skills toward the design, development, installation, startup, validation, and maintenance of products, processes, and equipment. Provide technical expertise within a specialty field(s). This position is responsible for process troubleshooting, running DOEs, ETRs, leading and assisting with projects, as well as performing product validations on injection molding and possibly extrusion production lines.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Research, develop, and prepare specifications for improvements to existing and/or new products, processes, equipment, and technology.
  • Support projects by contributing to the development of project schedules, teams, tracking costs, preparing status reports, conducting team meetings, and communicating issues and progress to management.
  • Prepare Request Capital Investments including project description, schedule, and costs.
  • Supervise and direct contract personnel and outside vendors in the performance of contracted services.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to subordinates within the Engineering organization.
  • Provide direction and technical decision making for management involving capital asset purchases and expenses for projects and/or strategic initiatives involving up to $2MM (capital/expense/revenue potentials).
  • Prepare and present technical investigative reports to middle level management.
  • Moderate to high degree of both internal and external personnel interfaces.
  • Preparation of specifications and protocols for the development, testing, and qualification of equipment, processes, and products.
  • Communicate, both verbally and written, project activities to supervisor.
  • Establish and integrate the use of CAD to efficiently and accurately produce needed parts, execute mold repairs.
  • Design gages, fixtures, or other miscellaneous devices for manufacturing.
  • Prepare in-house quotations and acquire vendor quotations.
  • Assist in debugging the function and cycling of molds prior to releasing the mold to manufacturing.
  • Work on reviewing / updating / creating SOPs for the departments on various functions to include: machine operation, work standards, external procedures and other areas as assigned.
  • Support coordination of equipment installations within the plant. (Example molding equipment and machine tool equipment)
  • Conduct DOE experiments on molding processes

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Preferred: Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor of Science Plastic and Polymer Engineering
  • Some experience with plastic part design.
  • Some experience with injection mold design and working with outside vendors.
  • Some knowledge of Mold Shop manufacturing processes to be able to apply them to existing and development projects.
  • 2D AutoCAD and 3D SolidWorks software experience.
  • CAD/CAM Software experience.



Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S. Engineering) from four-year college or university and 6-7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of 14 years of education and experience.

Desired:

  • N/A

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.

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 www.bbraunusa.com..

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



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Posted: 2020-11-17 Expires: 2020-12-19

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