Operator I: PA I 1st
Req #: 190005IK_en
Location: Round Lake, IL US
Job Category: Local Job Codes
Date Posted: 4/12/2019 11:34:43 AM
Every 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.
This position is responsible for product inspection, packaging, labeling and department cleaning. Independent thinking skills are necessary to assure compliance with Specifications, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), GMP's and Safety of the department and product. Responsibilities vary across a three-shift operation, several distinct manufacturing processes and environments. The knowledge base necessary for this position is not limited to one specific environment or process.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
In-process inspections and quality checks for product defects
Cleaning of machines and equipment per department SOP's
Complete necessary steps to insure proper packaging and labeling of product assisted by automatic packing equipment
Operating laundry equipment
Rotate to any cell as Operator I when necessary
Assist Material Handler I in moving freezer carts, pasteurization carts into incubator and operating lift equipment
Required to maintain attendance in accordance with the RLD Attendance Policy
Mandatory overtime is required
Work Environment: 5o to 70o degrees room temperature, work with hot surfaces, wet environment, 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:
Must not be allergic to Penicillin or Cephalosporin's
Ability to work independently
Requires the use of and troubleshooting of the label dispensing equipment
Good communication skills
Good documentation skills
Good interpersonal skills
Knowledge of standard operating procedures, specifications, and job-specific training materials
Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent
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.
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. This includes the determination of defective product. Independent decision making and responsiveness is necessary for this position and may include prioritizing work and who to ask for assistance when determination of defective product is being evaluated. Resources used to resolve problems may include technicians, supervisors, managers, engineering, quality management, specifications, SOP's, and manuals.
Must not be allergic to Penicillin or Cephalosporin Drugs
Visual acuity of 20/25 Near Vision with or without corrective vision required
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds between 6" off the floor to 5'8" to load freezer carts.
Push/pull up to 30 pounds to move loaded, wheeled, freezer carts with assistance from Material Handler I
Frequent sitting, walking, standing, bending and squatting
Frequent reaching between waist and shoulder level during inspection
Occasional reaching up and out
Repetitive grasping and movement of hands and fingers
Must be able to work at machine based speed
A Career That Matters
Baxter'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.
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Baxter 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.