Machine LeaderReq # JR - 023983 Location Opelika, Alabama, United States Additional Locations 40 Job Category Assembly Jobs Date posted 07/24/2020
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About Baxter Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we’ve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit www.baxter.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Summary This position functions as part of a team ensuring the continuous operation of the related production area to meet production requirements. This job is responsible for various operations including visual inspection of semi-finished products within the production unit, insuring a continuous flow of material to facilitate production. Also includes supervision of process equipment, any documentation requirements and maintaining house-keeping and order within the production department. Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned) The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive. - Controls and understands all functions of automated equipment within area of responsibility including but not limited to start up and shut down of machines to ensure continuous operation and constant output of products. - Handles robots in all normal production modes, troubleshoots and identify problems with robots as required. - Conducts quality control measurements within area of responsibility by ensuring equipment is operating within specified tolerances/parameters. - Trouble shoots, identifies and repairproblems related to machine output and quality defects as they occur - Conducts planned/preventive maintenance in area of responsibility including but not limited to cleaning and inspection on all components of equipment in a safe manner. - Prepares proper documentation to support production tracking and performance of equipment. - Works with shift leaders in establishing work instructions and training materials and to achieve production safety/hygiene goals. - Works as a service oriented, independent worker. Able to effectively communicate with other machine leaders during shift transition. - Responsible for proper handling of waste and accurately documenting supportive data relative to waste. - Responsible for knowing and following safety and compliance procedures by maintaining orderliness within department and maintaining proper hygiene at all times. - Performs other duties as required including but not limited to visual inspection of products. - High school diploma or equivalent required. - Minimum 2 years manufacturing experience - Team player and able to function as part of a team. - Able to work independently. - Skilled in Microsoft applications, MS Word and MS Excel. - Basic math skills. - Ability to train and share knowledge with less experienced operators. - Ability to work under pressure and respond with a sense of urgency. - Work effectively and professionally with employees, team members, engineers, manufacturing management etc., by using good personal and interpersonal skills. - Capable to perform visual inspection of products. Physical Requirements: Physical requirements for a position will vary. These must be reviewed with the supervisor and should be attached here. - Must be able to work in an environment without daylight / windows - Ascends/descends ladders to access machinery - Lifting and/or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move in excess of 50 pounds using lifting aids, techniques, or appropriate assistance - Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends - Use of hands and fingers to manipulate equipment is required - Requires standing, walking, bending, pulling, pushing, climbing and crawling. - Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts to include day and night time hours A Career That Matters Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day. 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. EEO is the Law EEO is the law - Poster Supplement Pay Transparency Policy Reasonable Accommodations Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.
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.
EEO is the Law
EEO is the law - Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency Policy
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.