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Operator, Fill/Pouch (2nd Shift)

Company: BAXTER
Location: Gerton
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

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. Location: Marion, NC
Shift: 2nd (3:00 PM - 11:00 PM)Position SummaryThe Operator, Fill/Pouch is an Hourly Non-Exempt position which contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by inspecting, printing, filling and sealing flexible containers in addition to over-pouching and performing quality checks on filled bags which hold IV therapies, premixed drugs, renal therapies and other sterile solutions.Essential Job Duties Duties performed on a rotational basis - Fill, assemble and plug flexible containers with solutions or premixed drugs at a rate consistent with production needs- Over-pouch and seal the over-pouch, enclosing a bag containing solutions or premixed drugs, at a rate consistent with production needs- Inspect and ensure that the over-pouches, printed bags, filled bags and their components meet quality standards- 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 Duties performed on a continual or intermittent basis - Correct any over-pouch seal or packaging issues previously identified- Perform scheduled quality checks using an assortment of gauges and a scale- Perform and document scheduled cleaning activities- 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 principlesOther Job Duties- Correct any over-pouch seal or packaging issues previously identified- 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 containerWork Environment- In either a Class III Controlled Environment which includes the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses, ear plugs, hairnet and beard cover (additional PPE required when cleaning and manually loading trucks) or a Class I Controlled Environment which includes the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses, ear plugs, jumpsuit, hood, hairnet, beard cover, gloves, mask and boots (additional PPE required when cleaning) Safety shoes required- Constant or intermittent exposure to elevated levels of noise- Involves working around equipment, machinery and belts- Requires occasionally working with chemical cleaners and disinfectantsRequired 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 mathematicsPreferred ExperienceOne year of manufacturing experience preferredCRC (Career Readiness Certification) at the Silver levelPhysical Requirements- Requires continuous grasping, pushing/pulling up to 40 pounds and reaching with hands and arms.- Lifting and carrying on average up to 16 pounds frequently throughout the shift.- Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary.- 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 squat, climb, reach above shoulder level, reach at or below shoulder level, twist and bend at the neck, twist and bend at the waist and balanceOther Duties as AssignedPlease 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. #IND-USOPS High School Diploma/GED (--11 years)Equal Employment OpportunityBaxter 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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Keywords: BAXTER, Asheville , Operator, Fill/Pouch (2nd Shift), Other , Gerton, North Carolina

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