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Manufacturing Primary Packaging Tech IV Lead

Req # JR - 126496 Location Hayward, California, United States Job Category Manufacturing Date posted 03/15/2024

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

Your Role at Baxter

The Manufacturing Technician 4 Lead is responsible for assisting the supervisor in organizing, scheduling and directing other team members as well as execute all processes in production while strictly adhering to cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply. He/ She may be the main interface with other functional departments to resolve issues.  Represent the department in cross- functional team as necessary

What you'll bring

  • In-depth process knowledge of related manufacturing techniques and specialties.

  • Perform and lead local manufacturing operations. 

  • Provide daily assignments and coordinate rotations to achieve daily production targets.

  • Set up and operate general production equipment.

  • Perform complex equipment troubleshooting and respond to process alarms as necessary.

  • Support supervisor in reviewing relevant paperwork following GDP/GMP guidelines including batch folder reviews.

  • Initiation and lead Continuous Improvement Teams.

  • Receive and distribute supplies into the production area as necessary.

  • Create and revise pertinent documentation as appropriate.

  • Lead stretching exercises.

  • Prepare and package product for shipment, where applicable.

  • Train and mentor other team members and monitor training for newer team members.

  • Collaborate with all other functional groups to ensure preventative maintenance is scheduled and completed.

  • Print out and reconcile proper process documentation including items from the Controlled Forms System (CFS).

  • Complete and closed GME and Maximo work orders

  • Perform and lead cycle count and variance investigations.

  • Complete purchasing of production supplies as required

  • May perform other duties as assigned

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-4 related experience strongly preferredor

  • Associates degree with 3-5 years related experience strongly preferredor

  • High School diploma with 4-6 years related experience.

  • 3-5 years minimum leadership experience

  • Minimum 1 year of manufacturing experience

  • Proficient in written and verbal communication skills and understanding of cGMP regulations.

  • Proficient in a variety of mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement.   

  • Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions.

  • Good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office/Word/Excel applications.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Medical Device equipment preferred.

Work Environment

  • The incumbent must work in a clean room/ classified environment wearing special garments.  Additionally, personal protective equipment must be worn due to safety requirements.

  • No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the work environment in adherence with the Baxter Dress Code Policy.

  • This position requires shift, weekend and holiday work.  Overtime may be required at times.

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. The estimated base salary for this position is $60,000 - $81,000 annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary range for the position. We may pay more or less than of the anticipated range based upon market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay is based on upon location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors. For questions about this, our pay philosophy, and available benefits, please speak to the recruiter if you decide to apply and are selected for an interview.


The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

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 globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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