Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (Maintenance Technician)

Baxter International, Inc. | Cleveland, MS

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Posted Date 6/26/2024
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.

This is where we make life-saving products

You have strong knowledge of mechanical and electrical maintenance within a manufacturing environment. You understand building and strengthening relationships, maintain order and clear communication channels. You appreciate the stability of a large multinational company with a long history of growth and success.

As a Maintenance Mechanic, you are directly involved in ensuring continuous production of the US's largest supplier of plastic pour bottles and glass IV's. You further enable Baxter to fulfill our mission to save and sustain lives. Your work runs the line between meeting production timelines and making quality products. You are the trusted critical connection between the facilities and equipment and the production workers on the floor.

Your Team

The Cleveland 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.

Each day, our maintenance team finds solutions to complex problems and strives to ensure seemless production of quality products for our customers-The high-caliber talent at Baxter meets these challenges head-on, as a team.

Additionally, we provide opportunities for you to continue to learn through training, certifications, and support for advanced degrees. Growth from role to role or level to level is encouraged and supported. All Baxter benefits start on day one!

What we offer from Day One
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • 160 hours of Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
What you'll be doing
  • Support plant production by performing repairs and preventative maintenance of manufacturing equipment in assigned area
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Learn, understand, and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
  • 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 will bring
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Associates degree in a technical related discipline preferred (i.e., Industrial Maintenance)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Minimum of 2 years of mechanical systems repair, industrial maintenance or equivalent is required
  • Must have basic English written and oral communication skills adequate to communicate with other team members
  • Ability to use electrical test equipment, i.e. volt-ohm meter, ammeter, meg-ohmmeter, wiggly
  • Ability to troubleshoot and install DC equipment/controllers, generators, solenoids, relays, motors, power supplies
  • AB troubleshooting experience is preferred
  • Physical requirements include the ability to stand for long periods of time, visual acuity, lifting above the shoulder 30 lbs, and pushing or pulling up to 75 lbs, bending, reaching, climbing ladders and catwalks, working in hot/cold temps, and confined space entry
  • Normal visual acuity is necessary including the ability to distinguish colors.
Other Duties

Please 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, department, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime is worked as required. Some job duties are performed on a rotating basis. Teamwork with production, engineering, maintenance, and quality is required.

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

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. 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 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

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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