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Sr. Maintenance Technician ( Machine Shop, 1st shift)

Req #: 180003X1_en
Location: Bloomington, IN US
Job Category: Maintenance
Date Posted: 2/19/2018 2:01:35 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.


The Sr. Maintenance Technician (Machine Shop) works as a key member of a high performance team responsible for supporting daily manufacturing operations and equipment in a pharmaceutical production environment.  This position reports to the   Maintenance Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain consistent excellence and safety in supporting our machine shop including: project and cost tracking, material and consumables stocking, and equipment maintenance
  • Repair of manufacturing tooling and equipment as needed.  
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, saw and grinder to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Maintain appropriate equipment documentation and change control according to internal procedures.
  • Participate in spare part analysis and inventory development.
  • Able to achieve Aseptic 10K Gowning Certification.


Qualifications for this role

Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Detailed knowledge of mechanical, electrical and fluid power systems.
The ability to read and understand blueprints is required
Ability to weld, machine to repair various material as needed within tolerance of existing parts.
Physical / Safety Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift, push/pull, and carry up to 50 pounds
  • May be required to stand for over 4 hours per day
  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds overhead
  • Must be able to wear personal protective as required.
  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends
  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office equipment and hand tools is required
 Education and Experience

Must have a high school diploma or GED
Minimum 5 years industrial maintenance experience in a multi craft environment.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Machinist, Tool & Die, or closely related position required.
A 2-year degree in a tooling or machining discipline is preferred.

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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