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Maintenance in Training

Collettsville, North Carolina
23 Sep 2022

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. 

Position Summary

Position Summary

The Maintenance in Training role is a Salaried Non-Exempt position which contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary to progress into a role within Maintenance.  Exciting on the job training and classroom opportunities will take place in manufacturing areas, the electrical shop and in the die shop.

Essential Job duties

  • Support plant production by performing repairs, calibrations, and preventative maintenance of plastics, sterilization, and filling/packing equipment. 
  • Troubleshoot equipment containing electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, vacuum, and microprocessor-based systems.
  • Rebuilding/modifying production machines and components to support technology improvements and control parts cost.
  • Install manufacturing equipment. 
  • Fabricating and installing machine guards and covers. 
  • Use of hand tools, power tools, and electrical test instruments relating to control circuits and microprocessor repair.   
  • Comply with all Corporate Specifications, North Cove Standard Operating, Preventative Maintenance, Documentation, and Safety Procedures. 
  • Demonstrate proper use and care of hand tools, power tools, presses, metal-working equipment, and electrical test instruments. 
  • Perform all required documentation neatly and without errors. 
  • Complete all program related or Baxter assigned training activities successfully.
  • Perform maintenance tasks and activities in other areas of plant when required for support of overall maintenance efforts. 

Demonstrated competency in above skills and area specific knowledge will be required for MIT to be placed into a vacant Maintenance Position at program completion.

Required Qualifications/Certifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must Have at least 1 of the below
    • Associates Degree in Industrial Systems, Mechatronics or similar maintenance related degree.
    • 2 Years of Industrial / Military maintenance experience.
    • 2 Years' experience as a Production Technician 2 or Original Production Technician (prior to creation of PT2)

Required Competencies

  • 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
  • Ability to develop a concept from general requirements
  • Be able to work in a team environment, interact with other departments and demonstrate a customer service mentality.
  • Driven and dedicated individual with a ability to learn and adapt to new challenges and skills.

Physical Requirements

  • 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

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.

*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

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  • Job Reference: 719265298-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Baxter
  • Location: Collettsville, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application