B. Braun Medical Inc.
Bethlehem, PA, USA
B. Braun Medical Inc.Requisition ID 2018-11860Company B. Braun Medical Inc# of Openings 1Job Locations US-PA-BethlehemCategory Human ResourcesPosition Type Regular Full-TimeShift 8am - 5pmSite Corporate/Sales/ B. Braun of Canada/ BIS/ CeGatOverview 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.Responsibilities Position Summary: Responsible for the strategic planning of the Company's Benefits, Payroll, HRIS and HR administration functions. Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs, and evaluates the organization's benefits, payroll, HRIS and human resources administrative activities and performance. Ensures compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations. Responsibilities: Essential DutiesDevelops and implements strategic plans concerning areas of responsibility to support overall strategic business plan.Provides vision, leadership, planning, project coordination and management for the development of a cost-effective department while concurrently facilitating efficient operations to meet current and future business needs within the department.Directs the design, analyzes and implementation of employee benefit programs and policies to ensure that programs are current, competitive and in compliance with legal requirements.Continually assess the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries, and markets.Evaluates the health and wellness programs to determine programs that provide a forum for a better work environment and positive employee relations.Ensures all reporting requirements of all relevant government rules and regulations are fulfilled, including the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Has ultimate responsibility for compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and requirements and minimizing the corporation's legal risks.Directs the marketing, preparation and distribution of written and verbal communications to inform employees of benefit programs such as insurance plans, pension plans, 401k, life and special employer sponsored plans.Plans and directs work activities of benefits, HRIS, payroll and facilities staff.Directs the development, implementation, and maintenance of the HR systems and workflow to enhance the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation.Accountable for ensuring continuity and successful delivery of benefits, HRIS and payroll services.Manages Health & Welfare budget.Manages budget planning and expenditures for department.Holds fiduciary responsibility for all retirement plans including 401k and Pension Plans.Manages and is responsible for all benefit related vendor contracts.Responsible for hiring, development, salary administration and performance evaluations of assigned employees.Responsible for ensuring the Corporate facility is appropriately staffed and managed in order to provide design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities at the 12 th Avenue site. Manages the relationship with the on-site cafeteria vendor and staff. Manages and participates in both the Retirement and Health & Welfare Committees.Expertise: Knowledge & SkillsKnowledge of HR best practices.Knowledge of all relevant government rules and regulations, including the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).Skilled in establishing relationships with staff, other necessary functions, and vendors. Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbally and in writing, with ability to effectively work with people at all levels of an organization. Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex HR related documents.Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or concerns.Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to employee groups, management at all levels of the company, the Board and outside organizations.Excellent project management skills.Excellent leadership skills.Ability to make good decisions with little direction.Ability to organize work assignments and to set priorities, both individually and for others.Ability to effectively juggle priorities in a fast-paced, fluid environment.Ability to motivate a team.Ability to effectively plan for and manage a budget.Ability to think strategically and put strategic plans into action.Ability to influence others.Ability to perform work that is varied, ambiguous, and that may be somewhat difficult in character.Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and environment, and facilitate within a team.Strong ability to conduct meetings at various levels from hourly employees to review boards. Qualifications Required:15 years professional Benefits / HR experience10 years experience in a management positionBachelors degree (HR Management, Industrial Relations, or Business preferred)Incumbent must have sufficient experience to independently perform functions as those outlined above10% travel Desired:Master's Degree in HR Management or any other appropriate educational disciplineCertified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) Certification preferred 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 30 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 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. #LI-LJE1#IN2017Other 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 employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.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.PI101722606