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Visual Inspector (Night Shift)

Req # JR - 088110 Location Opelika, Alabama, United States Job Category Assembly Jobs Date posted 03/09/2023

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. 


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.

  • Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary.


  • 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.

  • Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has a salary pay rate of $14.70/hr plus shift differential for off shifts. The pay rate is based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location.

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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