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.
The Material Handler, GLC contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by efficiently and accurately transporting product to and from the plant, storage areas, staging areas and trailers using a forklift with a push/pull attachment. This individual will be working in an environment that requires safety glasses and additional PPE is required when cleaning. This position involves working around moving equipment and conveyors. There is occasional vibration while operating a forklift.
Pick product and wrap (if necessary) from warehouse both by hand and by forklift
Pick and/or store pallet product in bulk locations which can be stacked up to three pallets high
Identify and transport pallets of product using a fork lift with a push/pull attachment to the designated area
Stack and secure items in position on truck or trailer to prevent damage during shipments
Secure trailer while loading by blocking and locking out and by sealing the trailer when completed
Verify and reconcile case counts by code, batch number and expiration date
Navigate a computerized warehouse management system and labor management system to access and manage information
Pre-Op the forklift and change out batteries (if required)
Notify the supervisor and take appropriate action if any safety, quality, mechanical 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)
High School Diploma or GED
Must be at least 18 years of age
Previous experience with a forklift preferred
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 have the Level 5/6 certification
Must be able to perform basic mathematics
Possess or be able to obtain Powered Industrial Truck Certification
Basic computer skills required
CRC (Career Readiness Certification) Silver level preferred
This position requires the continuous operation of a forklift
Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary
Must be able to lift and carry up to 36 pounds up to 25 feet frequently throughout the shift
Must be able to push and pull up to 22 lbs up to 25 feet frequently throughout the shift
Must be able to pass the Powered Industrial Truck (P.I.T.) physical
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, climb stairs, reach forward, reach overhead, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch
Must be able to handle objects and operate controls using fine/simple/firm grasping and fingering
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.
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