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Cell 2 Opex Mgr II

Req #: 1800051Q_en
Location: Marion, NC US
Job Category: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 3/2/2018 10:19:15 AM
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.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensure products are provided to customers on time so that product quality, yield, operating costs and process efficiencies are met.
  • Identify/prioritize/provide resources to assist the department director to meet the annual operating plan and budgetary commitments.
  • Lead Opex team to drive Conversion Loss, DL efficiency, and VIP projects to drive business results.
  • Utilize lean tools to drive root cause analysis and mentor team.
  • Emphasize training and implement control systems on the shift or multiple shifts to eliminate product discrepancies.
  • Interfaces with the other managers/customers to ensure our quality commitments are met.
  • Help prepare budgets and forecasts for areas of responsibility.
  • Responsible for assuring compliances to all regulatory requirements -- FDA, OSHA, OFCCP, EPA, etc.
  • Adheres to all environmental, health and safety SOPs, equipment, policies and procedures, including any department specific requirements.
  • Perform analytical review, recommend, and implement corrective action for any exception condition.
  • Work with divisional personnel in support of projects within areas of responsibility.
  • Support plant-wide strategic plan programs and activities.
  • Interview, hire, coach, motivate, develop, recognize and manage performance of direct reports.  Provide regular feedback to all direct reports. Assist in setting performance objectives and development plans and monitor progress.
  • Interview, hire, coach, motivate, develop, recognize and manage performance of direct reports.  Provide regular feedback to all direct reports. Assist in setting performance objectives and development plans and monitor progress


Qualifications for this role
  • Proven track record of interpersonal and leadership skills with ability to interface well with other departments, and lead effectively and efficiently in a team environment. lean training (green belt preferred).
  • Ability to manage activities of departments through subordinates who exercise full supervision in terms of cost, methods, and employees.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data and information and financial reports, understand and resolve technical difficulties, interface with internal engineering/technical experts and external technical representatives, manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant setting, be resourceful to a large manufacturing department.
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 3 years manufacturing experience and 2 years of supervisory experience.
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.

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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