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Maintenance Technician

Req # JR - 114445 Location Mountain Home, Arkansas, United States Job Category Maintenance Date posted 10/10/2023

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

As a member of the Maintenance team in our molding department, you will play a key role in providing technical and troubleshooting support by maintaining and repairing automated production equipment. You will be a key member of team that reduces equipment downtime, maintains all production molds, and ensure production schedules are met.  All of our maintenance technicians are play a critical role in the plant by performing preventative and predictive maintenance to ensure equipment availability. 

Your team

In Mountain Home, our Maintenance Technicians are driven by challenge and the opportunity to see and do something new. We are always ready to tackle a project and work hard to solve problems. Committed to those around us, we rely on team members and trust them to deliver on the tasks at hand leveraging the technical expertise that they have.

The manufacturing environment that our Manufacturing Technicians collaborate in is a 24/7 operation, but we find ways to balance work and life through good communication and trust with others. There are a lot of industries that we could be working in but Baxter’s mission to save and sustain lives is inspiring and motivating to us. We value opportunities to lead or coach others but also enjoy moving laterally to learn new things and advance our own subject matter expertise. This team specifically focuses on maintaining equipment and reliability in our injection molding department.

To do our work well requires the efforts of many individuals who all bring their technical expertise and experience to solve problems in a collaborative way.  We provide opportunities for you to continue to learn through various trainings, conferences, certifications, and support for advanced degrees.

What you'll be doing

  • Highly detail oriented Mechanical skills for repair of close tolerance equipment.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and interfaces with close tolerance drafting prints.
  • Works in a safe manner at all times and is trained in Arc Flash, Lock out Tag Out, Basic Electrical safety, ladder safety, and other plant programs.’
  • Able and willing to work overtime when required.
  • Able to use Grinders, Mills Lathes, machinist measuring equipment, buffing/polishing skills, EDM, Laser Etch and Laser Welder equipment after training.

What you'll bring

  • Minimum HS Diploma or GED equivalent required, related certificate from a college or technical school AA degree preferred, or equivalent training and experience.
  • Must have experience in a manufacturing environment, Industrial Manufacturing, Production Maintenance
  • Must have electrical/electronic knowledge, strong mechanical skills, and maintenance repair, experience with manual and CNC Machine Shop equipment and be able to do close tolerance machining and measuring.
  • Blueprint reading.
  • Able to work with limited supervision, have strong teamwork and communication skills, both verbally and written, good documentation skills, strong computer skills, customer oriented, work effectively under stressful conditions.

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 $44,000 - $66,000 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

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