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Sr. Staff Engineer (Sustaining Engineering)

Company: B. Braun Medical
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

B. Braun Medical, Inc.

Sr. Staff Engineer (Sustaining Engineering)US-CA-IrvineJob ID: 0Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: EngineeringIrvine FacilityOverview 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 . Responsibilities Position Summary: The Staff Engineer will sustain existing product designs through cost savings, design/quality improvements, or material changes. Provide engineering support for a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing products and processes. Provide effective project management and leadership. Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Research, develop and prepare design/specifications for improvements to existing product, process, equipment, and technology.
  • Lead 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.
  • Align internal component/material specifications with external supplier specifications.
  • Prepare RCI's 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.
  • Supervise daily activities of all levels of Engineering Aides.
  • Provide direction and technical decision making for management involving capital asset purchases and expenses for projects and/or strategic activities involving up to $5MM (capital/expense/revenue potentials).
  • Prepare and present technical investigative reports to management.
  • Moderate 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 and Senior Leadership Team. 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 full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
    • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
    • Judgement is required in resolving all day-to-day problems.
    • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Frequent contact with external contractors/vendors.
    • Experience with product development, sustaining, or manufacturing support for Pharmacutical or Medical Device products preferred.
    • Strong statistical analysis skills (Minitab or similar) preferred.
    • Strong solid modeling skills (Solidworks or similar) referred
    • DMAIC black belt or green belt preferred.
    • Experience working or collaborating with Product Development teams such as Regulatory Affairs, Labeling, R&D, and Marketing preferred.
    • Experience supporting quality issues such as CAPA, Customer complaints, Discrepancies, etc. preferred. Preferred Requirements:
      • Green or Black belt and/or DMAIC process expertise desired.
      • PMP or project management experience highly desired.
      • Bachelors degree in Engineering.
      • R&D experience. Qualifications Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc Required:
        • Bachelor's degree required
        • 06-08 years related experience required.
        • Occasional business travel 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. 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. 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:
            • Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:
              • Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull
              • Frequently: Stand, Sit
              • Constantly: N/A Activities:
                • Occasionally: Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Stooping/squatting, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
                • Frequently: Finger feeling, Handling, Sitting , Standing, Walking
                • Constantly: N/A Environmental Conditions:
                  • Occasionally: N/A
                  • Frequently: Proximity to moving parts
                  • Constantly: N/A 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.
                    • Noise Intensity: Moderate
                    • Occasionally: Warehouse environment, Lab environment
                    • Frequently: Office environment, Production/manufacturing environment
                    • Constantly: N/A What We Offer..Notices 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.


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