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Operator I (Saturday- Wednesday)

Req #: 180000CF_en
Location: Round Lake, IL US
Job Category: Local Job Codes
Date Posted: 1/12/2018 3:22:15 PM
Baxter International


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.

This position is responsible for product inspection, packaging, labeling and department cleaning.  Independent thinking skills are necessary to assure compliance with Specifications, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), GMP's and Safety of the department and product.  Responsibilities vary across a three-shift operation, several distinct manufacturing processes and environments.  The knowledge base necessary for this position is not limited to one specific environment or process. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • In-process inspections and quality checks for product defects
  • Cleaning of machines and equipment per department SOP's
  • Complete necessary steps to ensure proper packaging and labeling of product assisted by automatic packing equipment
  • Operating laundry equipment
  • Wash/dry clothes
  • Rotate to any cell as Operator I when necessary
  • Assist Material Handler I in moving freezer carts, pasteurization carts into incubator and operating lift equipment
  • Required to maintain attendance in accordance with the RLD Attendance Policy
  • Mandatory overtime is required
Work Environment
5o to 70o degrees room temperature, work with hot surfaces, wet environment, chemicals and drug compounds.


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
  • 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 and who to ask for assistance when the 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.


Physical Demands

  • Must not be allergic to Penicillin or Cephalosporin Drugs
  • Visual acuity of 20/25 Near Vision with or without corrective vision required
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds between 6" off the floor to 5'8" to load freezer carts.
  • Push/pull up to 30 pounds to move loaded, wheeled, freezer carts with assistance from Material Handler I
  • Frequent sitting, walking, standing, bending and squatting
  • Frequent reaching between waist and shoulder level during inspection
  • Occasional reaching up and out
  • Repetitive grasping and movement of hands and fingers
  • Must be able to work at machine based speed

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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