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Team Lead Fill - 3rd Shift

Req # JR - 127594 Location Round Lake, Illinois, United States Job Category Manufacturing Date posted 02/14/2024

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 you will be responsible for performing all processes in production.  Under the overall direction of the supervisor, this position shall be responsible for the hands-on execution of all activities in the production area while strictly adhering to current Good Manufacturing Practices, Specifications, Standard Operating Procedures, Job-Specific Training Materials, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply. They will fully understand the regulations and may make recommendations according to their interpretations.  The incumbent acts as a delegate to the supervisor and may conduct departmental activities in their absence.  They are responsible for the successful transfer of new processes/methodologies into the manufacturing area.  In addition to being fully accountable and involved in all production processes, they may problem solve in other functional areas.  They are encouraged to fully participate in both departmental projects and any quality working teams which may be applicable.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Setup production and verification to ensure on-time starts and minimize downtime
  • Assist supervisors in verifying schedules, communicating to employees, and directing team members
  • Investigate, identify, and address issues related to equipment, processes, and compliance; collaborate with Quality, Maintenance, and other departments to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Initiate and close GME work orders to ensure accurate inventory and financials
  • Generate, review, and approve system reports
  • Control forms systems
  • Review, in real-time, batch records and electronic reports
  • Regularly conduct GEMBA walks understand employee needs, identify safety concerns, ensure good manufacturing practices
  • Manage and oversee Quals
  • Procure spare parts and consumables for the manufacturing area
  • Training and mentor new employees
  • Conduct cycle counts at the end of each month
  • Be a backup production operator when needed
  • Represent manufacturing in cross-functional projects
  • Other duties as assigned

What you’ll bring:

  • In-depth process knowledge of related manufacturing techniques and specialties.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills and understanding of cGMP regulations.  Good procedural writing skills.
  • Familiarity with pharmaceutical production equipment including but not limited to:  Mixing, Filling, Finishing, and Clean-In-Place / Steam-In-Place.
  • Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions.
  • Incumbent must be 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 apply quantitative analysis to analyze process performance.
  • Must have demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills and be able to lead a work team effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • This position requires shift, weekend and holiday work.  Overtime may be required at times.
  • The incumbent must work in a clean room environment wearing special garments.  Additionally, personal protective equipment must be worn due to safety requirements.
  • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.
  • Good computer skills
  • 2+ years experience as a Fill Production Operator
  • Requires AA degree with 4-6 years of experience or high school diploma with >6 years related manufacturing experience. 

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 $61,000 annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary for the position. We may pay more or less than of the anticipated 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. This position may also be eligible for long-term incentive. 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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