Operator IV, Mixer Solutions

Baxter Marion , NC 28752

Posted 2 weeks ago

Operator IV, Mixer Solutions

Req #: JR - 001867

Location: Marion, NC US

Job Category: Local Job Codes

Date Posted: 8/15/2019 7:34:15 AM

Baxter International

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We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We're looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.


Job Description

Position: Operator IV, Mixer Solutions

Shift: 6th (7pm-7am)

Position Summary

The Mixer, Solution an Hourly Non-Exempt position which contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by weighing and blending raw materials to create IV therapies, premixed drugs, renal therapies and other sterile solutions.

Essential Job Duties

Duties performed on a rotational basis,

  • Inspect, clean and re-palletize raw materials received from the warehouse.

  • Following standardized formulas, apportion, measure, weigh, label and stage raw materials.

  • Using a powered industrial truck (PIT), transport staged materials to the assigned mixing tank.

  • Pump or manually blend raw materials into a chemical solution mixing tank.

Duties performed on a continual or intermittent basis,

  • Perform and document scheduled cleaning activities which include using a ladder and safety harness to climb into mixing tanks in order to clean the inside of the vessel.

  • Navigate the computerized Production Operating Management System (POMS) to access, manage and document batch information throughout the entire mixing process.

  • Obtain samples & perform scheduled quality checks.

  • Notify the supervisor and take appropriate action if any safety, quality, mechanical or discrepancy issues occur.

  • Learn, understand and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

  • Sustain a clean and safe work area using 6S principles.

Work Environment

  • In a Class I Controlled Environment which includes the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses, ear plugs, jumpsuit, hood, hairnet, beard cover, gloves, isolation mask and boots (additional PPE required when cleaning).

  • Intermittent exposure to elevated levels of noise.

  • Involves working around moving equipment.

  • Requires the ability to work in a confined space.

  • Occasionally work with/around extremely hot water and steam.

  • Handles corrosive chemical solutions, powders and pharmaceutical drugs requiring special garb and equipment.

  • Requires occasionally working with chemical cleaners and disinfectants.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • 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.

  • Possess or be able to obtain Worksaver Operator Certification.

  • Have basic computer skills.

Preferred Experience

  • One year of manufacturing experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires continuous firm grasping and pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds.

  • Lifting and carrying on average up to 50 pounds continuously and up to 75 pounds occasionally throughout the shift.

  • Must be able to pass the PIT physical.

  • Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary.

  • Occasionally specialized physicals are required when working with certain drug codes.

Other Duties as Assigned

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 and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime is worked as required. Tasks are generally assigned on a rotational basis.

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. 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.

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Operator IV, Mixer Solutions