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Company Name:
B. Braun Medical Inc.
Approximate Salary:

Allentown, Pennsylvania
United States
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General Manufacturing Associate

B. Braun Medical Inc.

Requisition ID 2017-10989
Company B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings 1
Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Category Manufacturing
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Shift 2:45pm to 10:45pm
Site Allentown, PA


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.


Position Summary:

Job Purpose: The purpose of this position is to assemble, package and inspect medical devices in accordance with the quality and production standards established by our organization. This includes working with chemicals, machines and measurement equipment. This position must follow procedures, policies and applicable regulatory policies to meet the requirements of our Quality Policy.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties
  • Pass employment screening
  • Ability to perform physical requirements per ADA
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions
  • Ability to perform Core operations within the BU
  • Understand Lean Fundamentals
  • Ability to work within manufacturing and quality documentation systems
  • Ability to read and understand procedures and blue prints
  • Ability to manufacture safe and effective product

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills


Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

  • High School Diploma / GED


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.

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.


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:

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.

  • Physical Demands (Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching)

Occasionally lift or carry up to: 20-50 lbs

Frequently lift or carry up to: 10-20 lbs

Occasionally: Reaching upward, reaching downward

Frequently: Push/pull

Constantly: N/A
  • Physical Demands - Activities

Occasionally: Walking, stooping, talking

Frequently: Sitting, standing

Constantly: Handling, fingering feeling, hearing, near acuity, depth perception, color vision, field of vision
  • Physical Demands - Environmental Conditions

Noise Intensity: Moderate

Occasionally: N/A

Frequently: Proximity to moving parts

Constantly: Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals (in most areas)

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.