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Maintenance Technician (Night Shift: 7pm-7am)

Req # JR - 132630 Location Marion, North Carolina, United States Job Category Maintenance Date posted 04/04/2024

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 Maintenance Technician I is a Salaried Non-Exempt position which contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by ensuring safe and efficient operation of plant manufacturing equipment through hands on maintenance and maintenance related initiatives. Support plant production through troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs of manufacturing equipment, fixtures, and systems through preventative maintenance procedures and root cause analysis.

Your Team

Baxter is focused on saving and sustaining lives by finding solutions to complex problems. Each day, the manufacturing team strives to create quality products for our customers—and are sometimes met with unforeseen issues to tackle. The high-caliber talent at Baxter meets these challenges head-on, as a team, to create products with the customer's needs top-of-mind.

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

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and performs preventative maintenance on medical IV solution, filling and packaging manufacturing equipment, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, motor and machine controls, electrical systems, Robotics and electronics.
  • Use a drawing package, multi-meter and other diagnostic equipment to resolve electrical issues.
  • Resolves issues related to equipment, process, compliance; performs unscheduled maintenance and responds to trouble calls in a timely manner.
  • Performs daily preventative maintenance tasks to ensure equipment is operational.
  • Works in a safe manner always, and is trained in Arc Flash, Lock Out Tag Out, Basic Electrical Safety, Ladder Safety, and other plant programs.
  • Ensure work order system, maintenance, and facility procedures are followed and completed properly, including pre-approvals and signoffs. Follows Good Documentation Practices (GDP) as always outlined by Baxter policies and procedures. Document all work in CMMS as required.
  • Strict adherence to environmental health and safety (EHS) and manufacturing SOP, policies, and procedures to ensure safe and quality products are always produced.
  • Works with EHS to ensure compliance with global requirements.
  • Performs modification, upgrades, and new installation of equipment and machinery.
  • Participates in department and site continuous improvement projects.
  • All other tasks assigned as required to support plant production.

What you’ll bring

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Preferred Technical school training.
  • 1-2 years of prior maintenance experience on automated manufacturing machines/equipment.
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Maximo preferred.
  • Familiar with programmable logic controllers (PLC) systems (Siemens, Allen Bradley, Omron). SCADA/EMS/BMS experience preferred.
  • Experience with motor controls, variable speed/variable frequency drives, servos, stepper motors, high speed packaging equipment, pneumatic systems.
  • Candidate must be capable of reading and working with electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, building drawings, and part diagrams.
  • Working knowledge of photo eyes/sensors, limit switches, proximity sensors, temperature controllers, inkjet printers, and vision systems (Cognex, Keyence preferred).
  • Experience performing maintenance and troubleshooting of high-speed manufacturing/filling and packaging equipment, including pick-and-place systems, conveyors, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, continuous inkjet printing systems.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (ability to read, write and speak fluent English) and understanding of cGMP regulations. Good procedural writing skills.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Windows based software, email, Microsoft Office Suite, internet sites, and PDFs).
  • Electrical knowledge and experience with AC/DC motors and drives, electrical systems up to 480V 3-Phase, relays, switches, sensors, solenoids, servo motors, low voltage systems.
  • Incumbent must work in a clean room environment, wearing special garments. Personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn due to safety requirements.

Physical Requirements

  • This position involves working around moving equipment.
  • Must be able to work in Class I, Class II, Class III or Class IV Controlled Environment which may include the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses, ear plugs, hairnet, beard cover, isolation mask, gown, hood, boots or shoe covers, face shield, insulated gloves and disposable gloves.
  • The position requires the ability to individually lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to bend/stoop, squat, climb, reach above shoulder level, reach at or below shoulder level, twist and bend at the neck, twist and bend at the waist and balance.
  • Normal visual acuity is necessary including the ability to distinguish colors.

**Due to the nature of this position, the ability to work most holidays, some weekends and plant shut down periods is required.

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 $52,800 - $62,000 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.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, department, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime is worked as required. Some job duties are performed on a rotating basis.

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.

Recruitment Fraud Notice

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