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Operator, Mix/Fill

Req # JR - 043963 Location Marion, North Carolina, United States Job Category Assembly Jobs Date posted 07/29/2021

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Job Description

Position: Technician, Formulation

Shift: 8th (7pm-7am)

Essential Primary Job Duties (Primary Job Duties performed until need in Mixing Department arises)

Duties performed on a rotational basis

  • Fill, assemble and plug flexible containers with solutions or premixed drugs at a rate consistent with production needs
  • Print labeling and bar code information on the flexible containers using a computerized printer
  • Maintain the printer by replacing printer foil, ribbon and by making minor adjustments
  • Supply the filling stations with printed bags and other supplies necessary to assemble the flexible container
  • Inspect and ensure that the printed bags and their components meet quality standards

Duties performed on a continual or intermittent basis

  • Perform and document scheduled cleaning activities
  • Perform scheduled quality checks using an assortment of gauges and a scale.
  • Learn, understand and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
  • 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

Essential Mixing Job Duties (performed when working in Mixing Department)

Duties performed on a rotational basis

  • Inspect, clean and re-palletize raw materials received from the warehouse
  • Following standardized formulas, apportion, measure, weigh, label and stage raw materials
  • Using a powered industrial truck (PIT), transport staged materials to the assigned mixing tank
  • Pump or manually blend raw materials into a chemical solution mixing tank

Duties performed on a continual or intermittent basis

  • Perform and document scheduled cleaning activities which include using a ladder and safety harness to climb into mixing tanks in order to clean the inside of the vessel
  • Navigate the computerized Production Operating Management System (POMS) to access, manage and document batch information throughout the entire mixing process
  • Obtain samples & perform scheduled quality checks
  • Notify the supervisor and take appropriate action if any safety, quality, mechanical or discrepancy issues occur
  • Learn, understand and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
  • Sustain a clean and safe work area using 6S principles

Work Environment

  • In a Class I Controlled Environment which includes the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses, ear plugs, jumpsuit, hood, hairnet, beard cover, gloves, isolation mask and boots (additional PPE required when cleaning)
  • Constant or intermittent exposure to elevated levels of noise
  • Involves working around equipment, machinery and belts
  • Requires occasionally working with chemical cleaners and disinfectants
  • Safety shoes required

Required Qualifications

  • 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 be able to perform basic mathematics
  • Possess or be able to obtain PIT Operator Certification
  • Have basic computer skills

Preferred Experience

  • One year of manufacturing experience

Physical Requirements

  • Requires continuous grasping, pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds and reaching with hands and arms.
  • Lifting and carrying on average up to 50 pounds continuously and up to 75 pounds occasionally throughout the shift.
  • Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary.
  • Have the ability to complete quick and precise repetitive processes using both arms and both hands
  • Occasionally specialized physicals are required when working with certain drug codes.
  • Must be able to bend/stoop, squat, climb, reach above shoulder level, twist at the neck and twist at the waist frequently throughout the shift and balance and reach at or below shoulder level continuously throughout the shift

Other Duties as Assigned

  • 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.

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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