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Manufacturing Technologist

Req #: JR - 054600 Location Castlebar, Connaught, Ireland Job Category: Engineering Date Posted: 12/06/2021

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Being an Engineer at Baxter means you play a critical role in helping us achieve our mission to save and sustain lives. From innovative product design through to production and patient delivery, our Engineers are key to delivering results for our customers and patients worldwide.

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Manufacturing Technologist

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:

A great opportunity has recently arisen for a Maintenance Technician to join a team based in our Castlebar, Co. Mayo sites. The Castlebar and Swinford facilities employ more than 1300 staff and we operate 24/7.  You get the opportunity to work closely with multiple teams including Production, Engineering and other support functions.

We’re looking for experienced maintenance technicians who are excited by the challenges that come from working in a large operation and are passionate about improving the reliability of our services, plant and equipment.

You will play a key role in the maintenance and development of all manufacturing and support equipment and processes which are critical to saving and sustaining lives. 

What are the responsibilities of a Maintenance Technician?

In this role, you will be required to:

  • Supporting the maintenance of services, plant and equipment.
  • Identifying the root cause of equipment issues and solutions.
  • Ability to support the introduction of new equipment and processes
  • Inventory management - ensuring equipment spare parts are available.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance routines are completed in a timely manner to maintain safety, quality and performance standards.
  • Collaborate and provide support during internal and external audits.
  • Partner with teams to ensure handovers are clear and effective.

What are the role requirements?

  • Candidates should at minimum have attained trades certification, preferably electrical.
  • A relevant accredited multi skilled qualification or equivalent technical certification in Electrical or Mechanical engineering will be an advantage.
  • Bonus - Familiarity with mechanical systems, robotics, PLC controls, low-voltage controls, pneumatic and hydraulic systems are always an advantage but not necessary.
  • Proven ability to solve escalated situations
  • A commitment to future education and upskilling is essential

What are some of our benefits of working at Baxter?

  • Pension
  • Annual Bonus
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Up to 29 Days Holidays
  • A great sense of community
  • Opportunity to join employee programmes

If you are forward thinking and can identify and remediate problems before they happen, we would love to talk to you!

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Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Anwesha – recently promoted to Manager, she leads a team of software engineers for our Medication Delivery business.

“I grew up in a small coastal town in India called Bhubaneswar, where we have our own traditions and culture. I think this has helped me grow personally and professionally. Working with a global team at Baxter, my background helps me to be open, appreciate and relate to people from all different places.”

Meet Sam – he has been with Baxter for over 15 years, working as an Engineering Technologist in Round Lake, IL, US.

“I have a wonderful team. They have been flexible and open to the differences in communication methods and work style necessary for me to excel. If I didn’t have that support, I wouldn’t be where I am now and I wouldn’t have been able to advance within the company. I’m proud to work at Baxter.”

Meet Erika – she has been an engineer in Round Lake, IL, US for over four years, promoted to Senior Principal Engineer in 2019.

“My involvement with National Society of Black Engineers outside of work has afforded me the opportunity to manage Baxter’s external partnership with the organization, exposing us to networking and talent that can help drive diversity and innovation, and providing opportunities for more community engagement and involvement, which I know a lot of my colleagues like.”

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Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Sarah – (center) with members of the Baxter Engineering team who initiated a corporate partnership with Society of Women Engineers.

“Initially I thought I would go to medical school and become a doctor, but I remember calling my mom sophomore year in college and saying ‘I’m going to miss my math.’ I realized at that moment that I preferred to be behind the scenes helping patients by making products that will save them..”

Meet Anwesha – recently promoted to Manager, she leads a team of software engineers for our Medication Delivery business.

“I grew up in a small coastal town in India called Bhubaneswar, where we have our own traditions and culture. I think this has helped me grow personally and professionally. Working with a global team at Baxter, my background helps me to be open, appreciate and relate to people from all different places.”

Meet Sam – he has been with Baxter for over 15 years, working as an engineering technologist in Round Lake, IL, US.

“I have a wonderful team. They have been flexible and open to the differences in communication methods and work style necessary for me to excel. If I didn’t have that support, I wouldn’t be where I am now and I wouldn’t have been able to advance within the company. I’m proud to work at Baxter.”

Meet Erika – she has been an engineer in Round Lake, IL, US for over four years, promoted to Senior Principal Engineer in 2019.

“My involvement with National Society of Black Engineers outside of work has afforded me the opportunity to manage Baxter’s external partnership with the organization, exposing us to networking and talent that can help drive diversity and innovation, and providing opportunities for more community engagement and involvement, which I know a lot of my colleagues like.”

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