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Handler, Material Packing

Req # JR - 076122 Location Marion, North Carolina, United States Job Category Assembly Jobs Date posted 08/05/2022

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. 

Job Description

Position: Material Handler – Packing

Shift: 3rd (11pm-7am)

Position Summary

The Packing Material Handler contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by transporting, visually inspecting and packing IV therapies, premixed drugs, renal therapies and other sterile solutions into cartons for distribution.

Essential Job Duties

Duties performed on a rotational basis:

  • Transport sterilized bags using a powered industrial truck from the cooling area to the Packing line and remove previously unloaded trucks.
  • Inspect and change out batteries on the powered industrial truck (if required).
  • Keep the truck unloader continuously supplied with trucks to be unloaded.
  • Operate and maintain automated packaging equipment and ensure the carton erector is continuously supplied as indicated on the Bill of Material (BOM).
  • Visually inspect each bag for defects, ensure proper orientation and categorize and log any defects identified.

Duties performed on a continual or intermittent basis:

  • Manually unload trucks and package bags when necessary.
  • Unpackage product and reinspect when necessary.
  • Assist in performing line clearance.
  • 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).

Work Environment

  • This position is in a Class IV Controlled Environment which includes the following PPE requirements: safety glasses, gloves and ear plugs.
  • There is constant or intermittent noise and vibration.
  • This position involves working around moving equipment, machinery and belts.

Required Qualifications/Certifications

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have 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.
  • Must have the Level 5/6 certification.
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematics.
  • Possess or be able to obtain Worksaver Operator Certification.
  • Possess or be able to obtain Inspector Certification.

Preferred Experience

  • One year of manufacturing experience.
  • CRC (Career Readiness Certification) Silver level.

Physical Requirements

  • This position requires continuous grasping, pushing/pulling and reaching with hands and arms. The position also involves lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds occasionally throughout the shift.
  • Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary.
  • Must be able to pass the P.I.T. physical.

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Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime is worked as required.

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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