Round Lake, IL, United States
Production Technician- Mix: 2nd Shift','18000LPD','!*!About BaxterEvery 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 includes responsibilities in two areas. One area is performance of tasks related to drug formulation, weighing, cleaning mix complex, tanks and equipment, distilled water sanitization, filter integrity testing and documentation. The other area is machine set-up operation and adjustments; which includes batch change over, sterilization, cleaning and batch documentation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Run Galaxy Machine
Set up equipment
Management of Dataloger output
Make process adjustment in accordance with GMP’s and Plant Procedures
Responsible for In-Process inspections and all related documentation in accordance to specifications
Issue ports, build embosser, clean pressure vessel
Perform line clearances
Build and perform integrity testing on all production sterilizing filters
Maintain area housekeeping
Perform tasks related to drug formulation, weighing, cleaning the mix complex, tanks and equipment, distilled water sanitation, filter integrity testing and documentation necessary for traceability according to specifications and procedures
Perform drop sanitization
Required to maintain attendance in accordance with the RLD Attendance Policy
Mandatory overtime required
Work Environment: Work with pressurized equipment, -25o to -70o F room temperature, work with hot surfaces, wet environment, work with chemicals and drug compounds.
','!*!To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
Ability to work independentlyRequires the use of and troubleshooting of the label and directional insert dispensing equipmentGood communication skillsGood documentation skillsGood interpersonal skillsGood computer skillsKnowledge of standard operating procedures, specifications, and job-specific training materials
Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent, experience in GMP Mfg.
Language Skills: Must be able to understand, speak, read and write English in order to comply with necessary SOP’s, SPEC’s, Job-specific training materials, GMP’s, and other manuals.
Mathematical Skills: Basic math skills required.
Reasoning Ability: Decision making in this position is based on existing standard operating procedures as well as ability to use good judgment. A high level of independent decision making and responsiveness is necessary for this position and may include releasing of product, scheduling, etc. This person must have the ability to work independently, and the ability to evaluate appropriate resources for problem resolution. Resources used may include supervisors, managers, engineering, quality management, specifications, SOP’s and manuals.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Requires the operation of multiple types of equipment related to the mix and fill operation as well as hand operated equipment, but not limited to, such things as calipers, scales, gauges, and other measuring devices.Requires the ability to demonstrate the proficiency in reading of gauges, blueprints, calibrated cylinders and templates.
Must not be allergic to Penicillin or Cephalosporin Drugs.Visual acuity 20/30 Near Vision with or without corrective vision required.Frequent lifting of up to 25 pounds, occasional lifting of 50 pounds.Frequent pushing and pulling of 15-40 pounds.Frequent walking, bending, standing, stooping, squatting, and climbing of step/ladders.Frequent movement of the hands and wrist and have the ability to reach up and outWear a respiratorWork in confined spacesWear protective equipmentWork with pressurized equipment, hot surfacesA Career that MattersBaxter’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 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.EEO is the LawEEO is the law - Poster SupplementPay Transparency PolicyReasonable AccommodationsBaxter 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.','Local Job Codes','United States of America-Illinois-Round Lake','','Global Operations - Manufacturing','Full-time','Production Technician- Mix: 2nd Shift
Website : http://www.baxter.com
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide. Baxter had 2013 sales of $15.3 billion and has approximately 61,500 employees.