Sr Calibration Technician
Every day, Baxter touches the lives of millions of patients and providers worldwide who rely on our essential hospital and renal products and services. You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. Baxter’s employees are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care. Our commitment to our mission means we are there when patients and healthcare professionals need us, during the critical moments that matter most.
I. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
This position is responsible for ensuring that electrical, electronic, mechanical and analytical measuring equipment meets industry standards.
Ø Responsible for testing and calibrating indicating and recording equipment so they give proper readings.
Ø Responsible for maintaining equipment, troubleshooting equipment (to the component level) and repairing any damage.
Ø Operate various electronic meters and test equipment
Ø Read blueprints, schematics and follow written instructions.
Ø Coordinate scheduling and interface between external calibration vendors resolves issues and maintains proper communication and reports.
Ø Able to perform tasks assigned with minimal supervision
Ø Ability to use various software packages such as MS Excel, Word, and Access Databases
Ø Perform other duties as assigned
I. QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Ø Good math and reading skills
Ø Computer literate
Ø Excellent attention to detail
Ø Basic mechanical ability and understanding
Ø Knowledge of:
o anti-static precautions for working with static sensitive electronic components
o working safely with electricity
o “Good Manufacturing Practices”
o Medical Device Regulations
Ø Ability to learn the functions of infusion pumps and its various configurations.
IV. EDUCATION/EXPEREINCE REQUIRED
Ø High School diploma or GED
Ø 2 years of College, Technical Trade School or US Military training in electronics is preferred
Ø Working experience in medical devices or related industry preferred.
V. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ø Able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally.
Ø Able to sit and stand throughout the day.
VI. WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is a manufacturing environment regulated by the FDA and many other work rules to prevent damage to the product we manufacture. Some of those work rules include but are not limited to:
Ø Wearing a static protective smock at all times while in the work area
Ø Wearing a ground wrist strap and plugging that wrist strap into the working table.
Ø Working in close proximity to other employees.
Ø Working in an environment that is temperature and humidity controlled.
Non-routine exposure to de-greasers, oils, electronic equipment cleaners
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.
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 email to Corporate_Staffing_Deerfield@baxter.com or call 877-229-4748 (877-BaxHR4U) and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.