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Welder 1st Shift (Temp - Hire)

Req # JR - 073824 Location Batesville, Indiana, United States Job Category Assembly Jobs Date posted 06/20/2022

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. 

No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You can expect to work with caring people who value relationships. Our teams are strong and empowered because we value differences. This is where you can do your best work and thrive in an international environment. This is where you can belong!

Job summary:

Set-up and perform a variety of welding, (GMAW, GTAW, brazing etc.) finishing operations and processes on piece parts, sub-assemblies, and assemblies. Move stock and completed parts to and from workstations, stock racks, and holding areas. Use instructions and procedures to weld various parts and components in prescribed sequences and locations. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: – Other duties may be assigned:

-  Check during assembly for accurate weld location and size, accurate fit, and operation of sliding or rotating parts. 

-  Make repairs when vital. Check for weld spatter, burn-thru, and visible weld defects and remove or repair when necessary. 

-  May require use of oxyacetylene or plasma arc cutting torches or automatic programmable welder. 

-  Check completed work per job instructions and print specifications. 

-  Accurately set and adjust all welding parameters to maintain quality welds. 

-  Load and assist in welding wire (spool) changes.

-  Perform all job set-ups, rework on painted parts and finished products, and must be willing to perform all other operations in the department. 

-  Perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance of welding equipment and fixtures. Record measurements.

-  Clean and change torch tips and nozzles, and clean conducts or lines with solvent as required. 

-  Clean or change helmet lenses as necessary. Report labor. 

-  Move completed parts to designated areas. 

-  Move stock to and from workstations, stock racks, and holding areas. 

-  Schedule adherence, safety, housekeeping, rejects, and productivity applicable, per Standard Operation Procedures (SOP’s).

-  Responsible for both quality and quantity of work: 

-  Participate in team activities and problem solving sessions as required. Communicate problems and/or solutions to appropriate team member. 

-  Must follow processes and procedures as written. As needed, document and/or chart production data to aid in problem identification, quality feedback and production scheduling. 

-  Troubleshoot problems and repair if necessary. 

-  Train, instruct and assist other operators in their duties as required.to ensure quality product and smooth flow. 

-  Evaluate defective material and tooling, faulty operations, questionable conditions, and potential work stoppages.

-   Ensure that work area and equipment are maintained in a clean, orderly, and safe condition. Follow prescribed safety regulations.

The above description covers the most significant duties performed but does not exclude other occasional work assignments not mentioned. 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


QUALIFICATIONS:
-  Must Pass Weld test

-  Successfully complete GMAW School


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or (GED) General Education Degree (applies to anyone hired after 1997).


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that they have 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.

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.


M/F/D/V

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.

High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

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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