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Formulation Technician- (7:00am-7:00pm)

Req # JR - 134294 Location Marion, North Carolina, United States Job Category Manufacturing Date posted 07/10/2024
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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

This is where my hands make life-sustaining products

You are driven by the knowledge that the products you help make saves and sustain lives. You can move quickly, address questions, and encourage teammates, all while getting quality products out on time. You are calm, positive, and a key part of a fast-paced environment that emphasizes camaraderie and teamwork. As aTechnician, Formulation,you are happiest when you are moving, and we will not disappoint!

Baxter is known for its speed and high-quality product. Our manufacturing operations are around-the-clock to meet the needs of our customers. Our high-caliber talent works through the challenges at hand while pushing toward meeting client order needs. Different shift assignments allow for flexibility and safety.

Your team

Baxter is focused on saving and sustaining lives by manufacturing high-quality products. We strive to create quality products for our customers each day.

Delivering life-saving products is about getting them right, and attention to detail is how we make sure we meet that challenge. We are a team that supports each other throughout each shift. Working together in a supportive and open culture makes our processes evolve for the better and engages our workforce.

You'll be offered extensive training, and the tight-knit working environment within the Manufacturing team means employees get additional training from their direct manager and peers when needed.

What we offer from Day One:

  • Shift flexibility to trade shifts and leverage overtime opportunities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • 160 hours of Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement

What You'll Be Doing

The Technician, Formulation is responsible for the strategic planning of the assigned maintenance department. Provides leadership within the maintenance organization and leads the organization’s engineers, supervisors and technicians. Responsible for the area budget and headcount resources. Directs the team to complete projects and programs within boundaries of quality, time and budget. Based on significant technical and managerial expertise, creates a strategy and structure to improve asset availability for the department. Provides technical direction to staff. Fosters an environment of creativity and innovation in completing departmental responsibilities.

  • Responsible for proper formulation of tanks including weighing, labeling, staging materials with strict adherence to procedures and standardized formulas.
  • Inspect, clean and re-palletize raw materials received from the warehouse.
  • Take ownership of Mixing and Tank Rooms to ensure adherence to cGMPs.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance in the Mixing Complex.
  • Promotes a culture of safety in the area.
  • Investigate, identify, and correct or escalate any inefficiency’s or quality concerns for Mixing equipment and processes.
  • Generate and implement continuous improvement activities to the Mixing area and process.
  • Use a powered industrial truck (PIT) to transport staged materials to the assigned mixing tank.
  • Pump or manually blend raw materials into a chemical solution mixing tank.
  • Perform and document scheduled cleaning activities which include using a ladder and safety harness to climb into mixing tanks in order to clean the inside of the vessel.
  • Navigate the computerized Production Operating Management System (POMS) to access, manage and document batch information throughout the entire mixing process.
  • Obtain samples & perform scheduled quality checks.
  • Notify the supervisor and take appropriate action if any safety, quality, mechanical or discrepancy issues occur.
  • Learn, understand and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Sustain a clean and safe work area using 6S principles.

What You'll Bring

  • High School Diploma or GED and must be at least 18 years of age.
  • One year of manufacturing experience preferred.
  • CRC (Career Readiness Certification) at the Silver Level preferred.
  • Basic English written and oral communication skills adequate to communicate with other team members.
  • Understand verbal and written safety and quality instructions and read and comprehend written work instructions including words and drawings.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics.
  • Possess or be able to obtain PIT Operator Certification.
  • Basic computer skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires continuous firm grasping and pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds.
  • Lifting and carrying on average up to 50 pounds continuously and up to 75 pounds occasionally throughout the shift.
  • Pass the PIT physical.
  • Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary.
  • Occasionally specialized physicals are required when working with certain drug codes.
  • Must be able to bend/stoop, squat, climb, reach above shoulder level, twist at the neck and twist at the waist frequently throughout the shift and balance and reach at or below shoulder level continuously throughout the shift.

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 our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has an annual salary of $43,960. The above range represents the expected base salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location.

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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