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Maintenance Technician - 7:00 am-7:00 pm - Starting at $56,150

Company: Baxter
Location: Bakersville
Posted on: September 25, 2022

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.
The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for performing maintenance tasks including supporting daily manufacturing operations and equipment and maintaining effective preventive maintenance plans. - Responsibilities include troubleshooting of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical systems and machine control issues and equipment performance improvement projects.
Maintain plant equipment and perform any general maintenance

Perform preventive maintenance of critical plant equipment on a regular basis

Repair building components, utility systems and mechanical and electrical equipment

Provide a high level of troubleshooting, diagnostic, and repair of plant equipment and equipment components which include but are not limited to: autoclaves, freeze dryers, sealers, filling equipment, mixers, compressors; pumps, piping, and plumbing component

High school diploma or GED required with 3 years of mechanical systems repair

Clean room, Medical Device, Pharma, or Food / Beverage Manufacturing experience is preferred

Must be familiar with plant SOPs and corporate specifications, critical quality systems and local GMP practices

Requires familiarity with GMP in a clean room setting

Must follow safety rules and ensure compliance with state and federal EPA regulation and laws

Assist in manufacturing projects / studies

Participate in lean manufacturing activities and initiatives, such as 6S, visual management, kaizens

Computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Excellent communication skills

Familiarity with PLC's, VFD's, and other logic based controllers

Ability to troubleshoot electrical circuits

Physical Requirements:
Ability to individually lift and carry up to 50 pounds

Must be able to bend/stoop, 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 balance

Normal visual acuity is necessary including the ability to distinguish colors

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.

EEO is the Law
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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.
Recruitment Fraud Notice

Baxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice.

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