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Material Handler, GLC (7:00am - 7:00pm)

Req # JR - 126841 Location Marion, North Carolina, United States Job Category Material Handler Date posted 02/20/2024

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

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 aMaterial Handler, GLC,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 Material Handler, GLC contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by efficiently and accurately transporting product to and from the plant, storage areas, staging areas and trailers using a forklift with a push/pull attachment.

  • Pick product and wrap (if necessary) from warehouse both by hand and by forklift.
  • Pick and/or store pallet product in bulk locations which can be stacked up to three pallets high.
  • Identify and transport pallets of product using a fork lift with a push/pull attachment to the designated area.
  • Stack and secure items in position on truck or trailer to prevent damage during shipments.
  • Secure trailer while loading by blocking and locking out and by sealing the trailer when completed.
  • Verify and reconcile case counts by code, batch number and expiration date.
  • Navigate a computerized warehouse management system and labor management system to access and manage information.
  • Pre-Op the forklift and change out batteries (if required).
  • Notify the supervisor and take appropriate action if any safety, quality, mechanical or discrepancy issues occur.
  • Sustain a clean and safe work area using 6S principles.
  • Learn, understand and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

What You'll Bring

  • High School Diploma or GED and must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Previous experience with a forklift preferred.
  • CRC (Career Readiness Certification) at the Silver level, preferred.
  • Must have the Level 5/6 certification.
  • Possess or be able to obtain Powered Industrial Truck Certification.
  • 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.
  • Basic computer skills required.

Physical Requirements

  • This position requires the continuous operation of a forklift.
  • Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary.
  • Lift and carry up to 36 pounds up to 25 feet frequently throughout the shift.
  • Push and pull up to 22 pounds up to 25 feet frequently throughout the shift.
  • Pass the Powered Industrial Truck (P.I.T.) physical.
  • Sit, stand, walk, climb stairs, reach forward, reach overhead, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch.
  • Handle objects and operate controls using fine/simple/firm grasping and fingering.

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 a pay rate of $19.38 an hour.

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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