Inventory Clerk

B. Braun Medical Inc. Carrollton, TX

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:

Manage the movement of materials, supplies and finished goods between the warehouse and Production/Service operations. Conducts SAP transactions to track the movement of materials and makes physical movement when needed to assist warehouse and/or Production/Service operations. Responsible for accurate and timely coordination and preparation of shipments leaving the Carrollton location.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

* Perform shipping and receiving duties in SAP.

* Perform shipping activities in UPS and FedEx.

* Verify bin location(s) and count of inventory. Performs cycle counts.

* Physically transfers material to and from Production/Service areas.

* Utilizes small hand tools and may operate material handling equipment including forklifts, pallet handlers, skids and hand trucks.

* Interface with Customer Service: Answer routine inquiries about order and inventory status and transactions.

* Assist Logistics Coordinator with all equipment placements. Liaison between Warehouse and Production/Service personnel.

* Perform other clerical duties and projects as assigned by supervisor.

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

* Basic knowledge of computer use.

* Competent with Microsoft Word and Excel.

* Familiarity with data entry.

* Excellent interpersonal skills.

* Excellent English written communication skills.

* Excellent English verbal communication skills.

* Excellent telephone etiquette.


Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc


* High school diploma

* Minimum of three years of related job experience

* Prior SAP experience.

* Perform arithmetic involving decimals and fractions or involving areas, volume, speeds, pressures, and/or temperature.

* Complete report forms and/or simple production reports.


* Prior experience in a regulated environment dealing with medical devices, pharmaceuticals, or food products. FDA, USDA, etc…

* Prior experience in an ISO certified work environment.

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.


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:

* Employee may come in contact with occupational exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens (exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials) and therefore will receive Bloodborne Pathogen training, in addition to being offered the Hepatitis B vaccination.

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.

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