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Superintendent- Boiler Room

Req #: 180007RA_en
Location: Marion, NC US
Job Category: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 4/5/2018 11:18:40 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.

The superintendent position is responsible for overseeing the maintenance function to include planning, metrics, budgeting and personnel development for a specific production area to ensure manufacturing goals and project deadlines are met while maintaining compliance with current good manufacturing practices (GMPs), good documentation practices (GDPs) environmental health and safety (EHS) guidelines and any other regulations that could apply.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Oversee and lead a maintenance team that could include supervision, engineering, crafts and planning personnel to support operations in an area
  • Knowledge of Utilities and Critical Systems (i.e. Steam, Chillers, Water for Injection, Process Air, HVAC hot water)

  • Maintenance CMMS experience (Maximo)
  • Oversee planning and execution of semiannual shutdowns and other projects.
  • Ensure compliance as it relates to PMs, maintenance documentation, training, quality, 6s, safety.
  • Provide a positive and equitable working environment emphasizing the Baxter Shared Values -- Respect, Responsiveness and Results.
  • Support and Emphasize the Safety and Quality commitments of the department -- make decisions concerning these commitments within the area.
  • Provide direction of resources in the most efficient and productive manner possible.
  • Identify/prioritize/provide resources in an area to assist the manager to meet the annual operational plan and budgetary commitments.
  • Facilitate, verify, and even conduct appropriate training for employees in the area (including but not limited to GMP, troubleshooting, maintenance skills, and safety).
  • Ensure compliance with all GMP rules, specifications, SOPs, and FDA requirements as required.
  • Commit to employee feedback and developmental process -- support Talent Management goals, conduct recognition and disciplinary action for employees, facilitate employee representation throughout the organization.
  • Submit and/or maintain and distribute reports related to attendance, labor, maintenance metrics, safety, and others as needed.



Qualifications for this role
  • Demonstrated communication, administrative and strong technical leadership skills with ability to interface well with other departments, and lead effectively and efficiently in a team environment. Solid professional writing skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant setting.
  • Good assessment and troubleshooting skills (mechanical, electrical, and process) with demonstrated and proven experience and background.
  • Good computer skills to include Microsoft Office including Project.
  • Solid understanding of maintenance systems to include preventive maintenance and CMMS.
  • Ability to understand regulatory and safety guidelines applicable to the medical/pharmaceutical industry and industry in general. Must have experience and knowledge with Lockout/Tagout and other Safety Programs.
  • Interact with all levels of personnel to analyze and solve problems related to equipment but also with manufacturing, quality, engineering, and personnel issues.
  • Knowledge of WCM methods (Lean, Six Sigma, and QLP).
  • Ability to respond to detailed inquiries, and present information to groups and senior management.
  • Have good project management skills and ability to organize many projects and priorities as required.
  • Experience working with Utilities and the maintenance of Utility systems.
Education & Experience
BS degree in a scientific or engineering discipline with a minimum of 7 years of industrial maintenance experience or equivalent

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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