**Are you looking for a career that matters?**
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.
**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.
**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**
+ Provide technical expertise and direction to the staff of a 24 hour / 7 day a week operation
+ Provide training where necessary for maintenance personnel to develop a well balanced work team
+ Provide support to maintenance staff whenever necessary
+ Develop and implement modifications and improvement to existing equipment
+ Assist in the procurement and installation of new equipment
+ Interact professionally with management, staff, plant personnel, vendors and outside contractors
+ Develop and maintain spare parts inventory for all areas of responsibility
+ Ensure maintenance conformance with SOP and specifications
+ Supervise plant/department construction and capital improvement projects
+ Provide necessary resources to insure the success of the plant 6S and Lean Manufacturing initiatives
+ Responsible for achieving all due dates on assigned projects
+ Must have knowledge of both plant and department environmental health and safety regulations and comply with regulations accordingly
+ Must perform all other duties and responsibilities as determined by supervision / management
+ Must adhere to all cGDP (current Good Documentation Practices)
+ Cross train each mechanic as required to effectively support manufacturing departments
+ Create environment that stresses and encourages teamwork
+ Maintain training programs as appropriate for employees in the area. Assure training has been properly documented and performed on time.
+ Bachelors or Associates degree, Engineering preferred or Engineering Technology or equivalent work experience
+ Minimum 5 years experience in Machine Maintenance with leadership responsibilities
+ Should be skilled in troubleshooting all types of equipment both mechanically and electrically
+ Should be capable of supervising complex maintenance and repair tasks, i.e. machine overhauls
+ Effective communication skills both oral and written
+ Proficient computer software skills
+ Should possess strong technical skills and good interpersonal skills
+ Candidates must meet visual acuity requirements as documented in the Baxter Cleveland Visual Acuity Procedure CL-01-01-037.
+ Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
+ Ability to push, pull up to 100 pounds
+ Ability to lift above the shoulder up to 30 pounds
+ Ability to bend/stoop
+ Ability to climb ladders
+ Ability to reach above the shoulder
+ Ability to meet confined space entry requirements
+ Ability to maneuver in tight spaces
+ Ability to work in unfavorable conditions (hot/cold temperatures)
+ Audiometric testing and hearing protection are required
+ Ability to work in high places off the ground
+ Ability to sit, stand and/or walk for long periods
**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.
EEO is the Law at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
EEO is the law – Poster Supplement at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf
Pay Transparency Policy at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf
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.