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Visual Inspector I

Req # JR - 025225 Location Opelika, Alabama, United States Job Category Assembly Jobs Date posted 08/06/2020

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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 visual inspection of semi-finished products while ensuring a continuous flow of material to facilitate production, good documentation practices, and maintaining house-keeping and order within the production department. On an annual basis (determined by the calendar year), all Visual Inspectors will be required to complete 1 demonstration test per inspection station – a total of 4 tests per year to confirm the performance of Visual Inspectors and to ensure patient safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Visual inspection of semi-finished products, including plastic parts, at multiple automated stations by following a pre-defined inspection sequence and knowing/ applying proper criteria for making pass/fail quality decisions.
  • Responsible for properly handling waste at multiple automated stations and communicating scrap trends to the Visual Lead Inspector.
  • Responsible for knowing and following compliance requirements by ensuring proper hygiene in work areas at all times and maintaining good documentation practices on all required paperwork.
  • Responsible for knowing and following safety procedures for associated equipment and maintaining orderliness within department.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Physical Requirements

  • 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.


  • 1-2 years of manufacturing experience.
  • Team player and able to function as part of a team.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Capable to perform visual inspection of products.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Please note that this position is a 12 hour, rotating shift schedule; alternating between day shift and night shift every 28 days.  Within a 28 day cycle (whether on days or nights) you will work fourteen 12 hour shifts with every other weekend being a three day weekend. There is always a 3 day weekend to end the cycle.

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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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