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Baxter Production Technician III (2nd Shift) in Cleveland, Mississippi

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We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We’re looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.

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About Baxter’s Cleveland, MS Facility:

Cleveland’s technology and automation is cutting edge. It is the U.S. sole source for plastic pour bottles, glass IV, and various reconstitution devices. This facility produces a number of major product lines with a diverse array of automated manufacturing technologies ranging from bottle solution filling, injection molding, tubing extrusion, and device assembly. Our Cleveland plant has been an integral part of Baxter for over 60 years. The work is challenging and rewarding, as Baxter offers competitive compensation and benefits. Baxter encourages and values every employee and believes that all can make a contribution to advancing healthcare for patients; work to be proud of.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Ensure all department procedures are understood and followed.

  • Develop thorough knowledge of departmental SOPs, Specs, GMPs, and GDPs.

  • Understand plant environmental health and safety regulations and comply with said regulations accordingly.

  • Set-up, startup, and process all molds and molding machines to optimum process / cycle conditions, and make sure the machines are operating within validated operating parameters.

  • Operate, perform machine adjustment, and maintain all equipment to meet quality and safety regulations.

  • Assist operators in processing and minor troubleshooting related to plastic process issues (i.e. shorts, flash, splay, imbedded PM, dieseling, etc.)

  • Perform basic repairs / routine maintenance on molds, molding machines, and auxiliary equipment.

  • Perform shutdowns, mold pulls, mold changeovers and establish cycle sheets / process documentation.

  • Communicate and work effectively with department personnel and all support groups (Quality, Mold Shop, Maintenance) to implement and attain departmental goals and objectives (production, safety, quality, etc.)

  • Lead the shift and report shift performance in the absence of the Supervisor (Downtime, Production, Scrap).

  • Participate in all training programs.

  • Lead Process Management Teams, Safety, GMP and LEAN initiatives as well as other special projects.

  • Monitor production to schedule and direct labor efficiency.

  • Must have a working knowledge / computer literacy sufficient to report production, downtime and scrap (i.e. AS400, Plant Control/Inventory Management software).

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours as required.

  • Must have knowledge of both plant and department environmental health and safety regulations and comply with said regulations accordingly.

  • Must perform all other duties and responsibilities as determined by supervision/management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma required and a minimum of 3 years relevant experience (mold setup, mold startup, processing, mold pulling, changeovers); 5-10 years of experience is more preferred.

  • Processing experience; RJG Systematic 1 Molding Certification (preferred) Good mechanical aptitude.

  • Additional technical skills and training are preferred (examples include molding machine specific process/maintenance training, screw and barrel maintenance, robotics maintenance and/or programming, etc.)

  • Ability and skills to develop and execute solutions to complex plastic processing issues and/or scheduling issues in a dynamic manufacturing environment; leadership skills to implement those solutions in a team environment.

  • Proficient computer skills (MS WORD and EXCEL).

  • Must have completed the Work Keys position requirements for this job.

  • Candidate must meet visual acuity requirements as documented in Baxter Cleveland Visual Acuity Procedure CL-01-01-037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Our products and therapies touch the lives of millions of people around the world every day, which is why we are focused on transformative innovations that bring smarter, more personalized care to all of us. For 87 years and counting, we have been at the critical intersection where the ideas that save and sustain lives meet the providers who make it all happen. And now, we are determined to realize our boldest opportunities to transform global healthcare for years to come.

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