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Material Handler I (Saturday-Wednesday)

Req #: 18000066_en
Location: Round Lake, IL US
Job Category: Local Job Codes
Date Posted: 1/12/2018 5:39:41 PM
Baxter International

Description

About Baxter
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

Description 
This position performs downstream activities that are required to successfully complete a production.  This involves the initiation of paperwork not generated by the documentation center, verification of components per the appropriate Bill of Materials, set-up, challenge and verification of label dispensers, verification of weighing and measuring devices for current calibration status, and set-up and verification of batch board and seals integrity stations.  Some areas require the operation of assembly equipment including the operation of blending, grinding, and some moulding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitor product exposure times and document process flow as required
  • Periodically performs all Operator I/Operator II functions
  • Pull required processing samples, document, package and distribute
  • Set-up/Tear-down room and keep production area supplies up to date
  • Perform all line clearances
  • Replace labels on dispensers, take appropriate samples and verify as well as troubleshoot any label dispenser problems
  • Collect, document, disposition production scrap
  • Troubleshoot problems in the finishing area, and decide how to correct or who to contact
  • Facility cleaning as required based on daily schedule
  • Move production cart into +5oC and freezer areas in the required times required by product specification
  • Required to maintain attendance in accordance with the RLD Attendance Policy
  • Mandatory overtime is required
  • Moving of pasteurization carts and operation of pasteurize
Work Environment
Work in 60o to 75oF and +5oC in cooler, moderate exposure to chemicals.

Qualifications

Qualifications for this role

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Requires the use of and troubleshooting of the label dispensing equipment
  • Good communication skills
  • Good documentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Knowledge of standard operating procedures, specifications, and Job-specific training materials.

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent

 

Language Skills

Must be able to understand, speak, read and write English in order to comply with necessary SOP's, SPEC's, Job-specific training materials, GMP's, and other manuals.

 

Mathematical Skills

Basic math skills required.

 

Reasoning Ability

Decision making in this position is based on existing standard operating procedures as well as ability to use good judgment.  This includes the determination of defective product.  Independent decision making and responsiveness is necessary for this position and may include prioritizing work, releasing of product and evaluation of the appropriate person to ask for assistance when a determination of defective product is being evaluated.  Resources used to resolve problems may include technicians, supervisors, managers, engineering, quality management, specifications, SOP's and manuals.

  

Other Skills and Abilities

Requires the ability to use measuring devices such as callipers, templates, pin gauges, and micrometres. 


Physical Demands

  • Must not be allergic to Penicillin or Cephalosporin Drugs.
  • Visual acuity 20/25 Near Vision with or without corrective vision required.
  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds
  • Frequent walking and standing
  • Occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, reaching up and out, wrist turning, pinching and manipulation

A Career That Matters

Baxter's employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.


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.

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