Maintenance Technician
Baxter - Round Lake, IL

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Req ID: 64755BR

Business Title: Maintenance Technician

Business: Medical Products

Country: US

State/Province: Illinois

Location of Position: Round Lake, IL

Shift: 3rd

Job Description:
The Maintenance Technician provides a high level of expertise in operating, repairing, troubleshooting and maintaining the Galaxy Process at the Drug Delivery and Penicillin facilities.

General Responsibilities:
This position provides maintenance activities of the department. Will provide a high level of troubleshooting, diagnoses and repair of the Mix, Prep, Fill and Finishing Room Operation.

Nature and Scope:
Responsible for maintaining the performance and maintenance of all Mix, Prep, Fill and finishing equipment operation. Will provide a very high level of troubleshooting, diagnoses and repair which includes, but not limited to: mix tanks, temperature charts, solution piping, mixers, CIP systems, roto jets, Galaxy Fill machines, packing equipment etc. It is customary to provide service on an emergency basis, weekends, plant shutdowns, and overtime is required to provide system and equipment up time. Must be familiar with plant SOPs, Procedures, Critical System, corporate specifications governing the operation of the Galaxy Process and local GMP practices. Must abide by all plant safety rules and direct others in the application of plant safety rules.

This position works closely with maintenance Field Service Technician/Engineering to analyze mechanical and electrical problems and work to resolve the problems. Works closely with maintenance superintendent and maintenance Field Service Technician to complete work orders and PM activities as scheduled. Must take a lead role in QWT participation to drive continuous improvement. Also take a lead role in 6S participation to drive to the Gold Standard. Must be able to communicate effectively verbally when corresponding with internal and external customers.

Must be able to analyze and develop solutions to complex mechanical and electrical problems. Must be able to solve any maintenance related problems within the Galaxy Process.

Out of town travel may be required for attendance of seminars or visits to other Baxter plants.

This position requires lifting of materials and equipment of up to 100 pounds on a periodic basis. Walking and traveling between the Drug Delivery and Penicillin buildings throughout all seasons.

Accountability:
A Maintenance Technician requires very little supervision to accomplish his/her objectives.

This position looks for ways to increase their knowledge base through additional training.

Takes a proactive role in safe work practices by being an example to other employees. Will point out unsafe conditions and unsafe practices to others including contractors.

Solicits engineering assistance when the tasks warrant additional help.

This person communicates equipment and work status to supervision, customers and management willingly and consistently.

This position initiates work orders and PMs for equipment when it becomes apparent that additional work is needed to maintain equipment reliability and efficiency.

Based on historical observation, this person will take note of repeat problems, breakdowns, or alarms and initiate work orders or engineering requests to resolve recurring issues. This position takes a leadership role in continuous improvement.

This employee will train lower level mechanics and offer assistance to lower level mechanics to increase their knowledge base. This position willingly shares knowledge with others.

This person will initiate PMs when the tasks that they were performing warrant improved reliability measures.

This person will assist on major project work and will aggressively drive project work to completion on the maintenance side.

Job Requirements:
Minimum HS Diploma or GED equivalent required, Technical School graduate

3 - 5 years of mechanical systems repair is preferred.

Experience in a manufacturing environment, Industrial Manufacturing, Production Maintenance preferred.

Electrical/electronic knowledge, strong mechanical skills, and maintenance repair, experience with Machine Shop equipment

Blueprint reading preferred.

Able to work with limited supervision, have strong teamwork and communication skills, both verbally and written, good documentation skills, strong computer skills, customer oriented, work effectively under stressful conditions.

Doing Work that Matters: Baxter provides its employees with comprehensive compensation and benefits. To view additional opportunities at Baxter and to learn more about the company, please visit our Web site at http://www.careers.baxter.com/. EOE M/F/D/V.

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axter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), is an American health care company with headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois. The company primarily...