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Estimated Pay $18 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Scotts, North Carolina

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About this job

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 my hands make life-sustaining products

You are driven by the knowledge that the products you help make saves and sustain lives. You can move quickly, address questions, and encourage teammates, all while getting quality products out on time. You are calm, positive, and a key part of a fast-paced environment that emphasizes camaraderie and teamwork. As a Manufacturing Maintenance Technician you are happiest when you are moving, and we will not disappoint!

Baxter is known for its speed and high-quality product. Our manufacturing operations are around-the-clock to meet the needs of our customers. Our high-caliber talent works through the challenges at hand while pushing toward meeting client order needs. Different shift assignments allow for flexibility and safety.

Your team

Baxter is focused on saving and sustaining lives by manufacturing high-quality products. We strive to create quality products for our customers each day.

Delivering life-saving products is about getting them right, and attention to detail is how we make sure we meet that challenge. We are a team that supports each other throughout each shift. Working together in a supportive and open culture makes our processes evolve for the better and engages our workforce.

You'll be offered extensive training, and the tight-knit working environment within the Manufacturing team means employees get additional training from their direct manager and peers when needed.

What we offer from Day One:
  • Shift flexibility to trade shifts and leverage overtime opportunities
  • 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

The Manufacturing Maintenance Technician is a Salaried Non-Exempt position which contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by ensuring safe and efficient operation of plant manufacturing equipment through hands on maintenance and maintenance related initiatives.

  • Directly supports PMT, TPM, and energy reduction activities through team membership, innovative thinking, and completion of assigned projects.
  • Coordinate with Engineering and perform equipment modifications to include the required change control documentation (CMR/EWR).
  • Train new colleagues on responsible processes.
  • Coordinate training requirements from Engineering/Maintenance.
  • Provide technical training for registered apprentices and manufacturing employees when assigned by maintenance supervision.
  • Understand the use of predictive maintenance tools - Develop opportunities to use predictive tools by attending training and then training others in Laser Alignment - Vibration Analysis – Infrared – Ultrasonic.
  • Develop tools (jigs) for standard equipment checks.
  • Preventative Maintenance generation and or refinement of existing PMs.
  • Analyze machine failures for root cause and implement corrective actions.
  • Assist in annual inspections.
  • Monitor parts spending and reliability trends.
  • Adjust, repair and install hydraulic, pneumatic and servo systems.
  • Change out AC/DC motors when necessary.
  • Utilize a laptop to communicate with PLCs and Servos to diagnose issues.
  • Use a drawing package, multi-meter and other diagnostic equipment to determine electrical issues.
  • Diagnose mechanical wear, alignment, adjustment, and setup issues.
  • Develop standard work for troubleshooting and setups/changeovers.
  • Perform emergency repairs and resolve PLC or various mechanical issues.
  • New Equipment installs – works with engineers, vendors, and equipment suppliers.
  • Installation support – act as lead technician on floor, directing central maintenance and other supporting groups.
  • Factory acceptance testing – works with engineer and quality to accept new equipment which could include being willing to travel with overnight stays for factory acceptance and training.
  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (Pro) for maintenance related SOPs.
  • Proficient in CMR, EWR, Cleaning reports, and other equipment related documentation as applicable to the area.
  • 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).
  • Investigate, identify and correct any inefficiency in machine performance.
  • Communicate with outgoing shift personnel to obtain information regarding any problems with machines, materials, etc. encountered during the previous shift and review point of use tool inventory.

What You'll Bring

  • High School Diploma or GED and must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Associates degree in a technical related discipline (i.e. Industrial Maintenance), preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of mechanical systems repair, industrial maintenance or equivalent is required.
  • 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.
  • Abiliity to perform basic mathematics.
  • Basic computer skills required.
Physical Requirements
  • 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 our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has a salary range of $57,329.15 to $67,957.76 . The above range represents the expected salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location.

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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