**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:**
+ Perform all essential duties for Plastic Pour Bottle Packing production operations to include stack-off, visual inspection, batch documentation and operating work saver. Maintain steady flow of bottles on packing conveyor lines.
+ Develop detailed operational understanding for all department equipment. Set-up machine parameters per operating procedures.
+ Perform line clearance, quality checks, material movement, and required mechanical adjustments to equipment.
+ Run label machine as required.
+ Use blueprints, specifications, Bill of Materials, and Standard Operating Procedures to ensure product acceptability.
+ Enter production data in applicable systems as required.
+ Report abnormalities and corrective action to supervision.
+ Comply with Good Documentation Practices.
+ Assist with the analysis/trending of performance data such as scrap, rework, downtime, etc.
+ Participate in and complete all required training. Participate in the training of new personnel.
+ Participate in continuous improvement efforts and Lean exercises.
+ Maintain good housekeeping in the working area and lead 6S responsibilities as assigned.
+ Perform job duties as Material Handler as needed to cover department absences.
+ Perform all other duties and responsibilities as determined by supervision/management.
+ High school diploma required. Additional technical experience, training, or education a plus.
+ Basic knowledge of quality and safety procedures and regulations a plus.
+ Mechanical aptitude required.
+ Familiarity with Allen Bradley controls a plus.
+ Capability to comprehend and interpret computer control documents and specifications. Computer proficient and ability to use software applications.
+ Ability to read and understand specifications and procedures.
+ Able to complete documentation legibly.
+ Trained as forklift driver preferred.
+ Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
+ Low absenteeism.
+ Must be able to work overtime as required.
+ Meet visual acuity requirements as documented in the Baxter Cleveland Visual Acuity procedure CL-01-01-037.
+ Audiometric testing and hearing protection required.
+ Ability to bend, stoop and climb cross-over ladders.
+ Ability to stand for long periods of time.
+ Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 75 pounds repetitively.
**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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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.