Maintenance Mechanic I - 3rd

Baxter International, Inc. | Cleveland, MS

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Posted Date 4/29/2024
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.

Your Role at Baxter

This is where we make life-saving products

You have deep knowledge of and experience with manufacturing processes. You understand the importance of building relationships, establishing order, and maintaining clear communication channels. As a Maintenance Mechanic, you are a leader who is willing to listen and inspire others by your actions. You also appreciate the stability of a large multinational company with a long history of growth and success. Your team is an extension of your family, and you know how to support them as individuals while helping them achieve results as a team.

Your Team

Baxter is focused on saving and sustaining lives by finding solutions to complex problems. Each day, the manufacturing team strives to create quality products for our customers-and are sometimes met with unforeseen issues to solve. The high-caliber talent at Baxter meets these challenges head-on, as a team, to create products with the customer's needs top-of-mind.

We build relationships with each other to get work done. As a multidisciplinary environment, we are always learning from others and exchanging ideas. This means we are open to new opinions and encourage Baxter employees always to be their authentic selves and celebrate our various backgrounds.

A manufacturing facility is a high-energy environment with little downtime. We have robust processes that ensure our employees are safe and healthy-both mentally and physically. We pride ourselves on being top of the line regarding cleanliness and safety.

What you'll be doing:
  • Support plant production by performing repairs and preventative maintenance of manufacturing equipment.
  • Troubleshoot equipment containing electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and vacuum systems.
  • Rebuild / modify production machines and components to support technology improvements and control parts cost.
  • Assist with installation of manufacturing equipment.
  • Use of hand tools, power tools, and electrical test instruments relating to control circuits.
  • Directly supports PMT, TPM, Lean Maintenance and Lean Energy activities through team membership, innovative thinking, and completion of assigned projects.
  • Supports supervisor, technicians, and technologists on projects and complex troubleshooting events
  • Involved in safety solutions
  • Act as a resource for manufacturing operator skill training
  • Helps develop area MIT skill sets
  • Understands all preventive, corrective, and project activities should be completed with precision maintenance workmanship
  • Utilizes predictive tools as assigned
  • Analyze machine failures for root cause and recommend corrective actions
  • Assist in annual equipment inspections
  • Utilizes developing technical skills and process knowledge to solve troubleshooting situations
  • Assist senior technician, principal technician, lead technicians and technologists in complex troubleshooting situations
  • Understand how to utilize PLC inputs / outputs to assist in troubleshooting
  • Use a drawing package and multi-meter to determine electrical issues
  • Diagnose mechanical wear, alignment, adjustment, and setup issues
  • Assist with the development of standard work for troubleshooting and setups/changeovers
  • Works with engineers, technologists, vendors, and equipment suppliers on equipment projects
  • Supports technologist or engineer on floor and assists other supporting groups
  • Works with engineer, technologist, and quality to accept new equipment which could include being willing to travel with overnight stays for factory acceptance and training
  • Accurately updates Maximo work orders
  • Accurately completes all required quality documentation
  • Checks out spare part inventory items to Maximo work orders
  • Understands criteria that requires SR and other equipment related documentation
  • Notify the supervisor and take appropriate action if any safety, quality, or discrepancy issues occur
  • Sustain a clean and safe work area using 6S principles
  • Learn, understand, and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
  • This position involves working around moving equipment
  • Can include working in a Class C or Class D Controlled Environment which may include the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses, ear plugs, hairnet, beard cover, isolation mask, gown, hood, boots or shoe covers, face shield, insulated gloves, and disposable gloves
What you'll bring:
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Minimum of 2 years of mechanical systems repair, industrial maintenance or equivalent is required
  • Associate's degree in a technical related discipline preferred. (i.e., Industrial Maintenance)
  • 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 mathematics
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Well organized
  • Self-motivated to achieve goals and require little supervision
  • The position requires the 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.
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 employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. The estimated base salary for this position is $52,800 - $72,600 annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary range for the position. We may pay more or less than that of the anticipated range based upon market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay is based on upon location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors. For questions about this, our pay philosophy, and available benefits, please speak to the recruiter if you decide to apply and are selected for an interview.

Due to the nature of this position, the ability to work most holidays, some weekends and plant shut down periods is required.

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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