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Critical Systems Mechanic (Master level) - United States  

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Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

Are you looking for a challenge within a dynamic global organisation or a German family business? At B. Braun you can find both. For more than 175 years and counting, B. Braun is amongst the world's top healthcare companies operating in 64 countries, with over 55,000 experts networking their knowledge every day. You can thrive in this strong culture of continuous exchange. Become a part of the B. Braun family and share your expertise. Together we improve healthcare.

Critical Systems Mechanic (Master level)
Reference Code US-CAH006-26293
With a nationwide sales team and several manufacturing locations, B. Braun Medical has become a leading full-line supplier of healthcare products and services in the U.S. The company is committed to delivering innovative products and services with unmatched quality, superior technology, and cost-effectiveness, while maintaining environmental responsibility. Through its "Sharing Expertise®" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. B. Braun employs over 4,500 people in the USA. B. Braun Medical Inc. began its operations in the USA in 1957. Initially, the company manufactured and sold disposable plastic syringes. During the 1980s and early 1990s, the company undertook several expansions and enlarged its product line of disposable medical devices. With the acquisition of McGaw, Inc. in 1997, including Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®), B. Braun dramatically broadened its product lines and services to U.S. customers.
U.S. Facilities and Operations:
Supporting product sales are a network of nationwide marketing and manufacturing locations. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is home to the U.S. Corporate Headquarters along with the marketing offices of the Hospital, Outpatient Markets (OPM), Renal Therapies, Vascular Interventional, International, and OEM Divisions. Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc.(CAPS®) is also managed from this location. The nearby Allentown, Pennsylvania, facility manufactures Needle-free products, IV Safety Catheters, Anesthesia Systems, Introducers, Pharmacy Admixture products. Vascular products including Right Heart Catheters and Interventional Accessories are also manufactured in Allentown. The Irvine, California facility produces IV Solutions, Basic and Specialty Nutrition, Drug Delivery, and BTC products. Infusion Pump Systems are manufactured in Carrollton, Texas and IV administration and IV and Irrigation sets are produced in the Dominican Republic.

Your responsibilities

  • Position Summary:
  • We are currently seeking a Critical Systems Mechanic (Master level). This individual will repair and maintain general mechanical equipment and facility HVAC equipment.
  • Responsibilities: Essential Duties
  • Able to apply methods of diagnostics probable cause.
  • Document symptom, problem, root cause, and solution.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance to machinery switch gear, and equipment in accordance with established schedules and procedures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair machinery and equipment to prevent unnecessary down time.
  • Program, maintain, and trouble shoot Variable Frequency Drives on pumps and fans.
  • Mount components on chassis or panels in proper sequence, install and connect wiring harness to terminals, energize and test circuits, adjust and calibrate units for proper operation and reliable service.
  • Knowledge of clean room construction and operation.
  • Research and specify new equipment, sensors, and parts to improve the process.
  • Plan and implement projects to improve equipment productivity and submit rational to management.
  • Use appropriate PPE as required and test equipment including but not limited to multi-meter, amp probe, power recording devices, and power quality meters.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair machinery and equipment to prevent unnecessary down time.
  • Demonstrate the capability to communicate with Production, Control, and peers in a cooperative manner.
  • Ability to understand, modify, and create schematics, drawings, and procedures for equipment in assigned areas
  • Able to keep records of project status including proper documentation.
  • Layout and install systems from engineering specifications and drawing.
  • Work with Metrology to remove and install instrumentation.
  • Maintain controlled log books and sheets.
  • Evaluate critical situations, consult with supervisory staff and propose corrective action.
  • The ability to understand and comply with all cGMPs and SOPs.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work in awkward positions.
  • Expertise: Knowledge & Skills
  • N/A

Your qualifications

  • Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc
  • Required:
  • Candidates must possess an AA degree or equivalent from a 2-year college or technical school or equivalent education/experience.
  • Must have strong background in machine maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Must have a complete set of Electricians’ tools.
  • The ability to analyze, investigate, and helps to solve technical issues involving the equipment.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A flexible schedule to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • 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.
  • 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 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities /Women/ Veterans/Disabled
  • Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

What we offer

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:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Please contact your HR department via e-mail, telephone or in person.