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Production Associate (2nd shift) - $2,500 sign on bonus between December 21, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Company: BAXTER
Location: Elgin
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

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.

$2,500 sign on bonus - Eligible applicants must submit their application through the Baxter Careers website between December 21, 2021 - January 31, 2022 and be employed by Baxter for 90 days to receive the $2500 sign-on bonus

Summary
This position is responsible for product inspection, packaging, labeling and department cleaning. Independent thinking skills are necessary to assure compliance with Specifications, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), GMP's and Safety of the department and product. Responsibilities vary across a three-shift operation, several distinct manufacturing processes and environments. The knowledge base necessary for this position is not limited to one specific environment or process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
In-process inspections and quality checks for product defects
Cleaning of machines and equipment per department SOP's
Complete necessary steps to insure proper packaging and labeling of product assisted by automatic packing equipment
Operating laundry equipment
Wash/dry clothes
Rotate to any cell as Operator I when necessary
Assist Material Handler I in moving freezer carts, pasteurization carts into incubator and operating lift equipment
Required to maintain attendance in accordance with the RLD Attendance Policy
Mandatory overtime is required

Work Environment: 5 to 70 degrees room temp, work with hot surfaces, wet environment, chemicals and drug compounds.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
Ability to work independently
Requires the use of and troubleshooting of the label dispensing equipment
Good communication skills
Good documentation skills
Good interpersonal skills
Knowledge of standard operating procedures, specifications, and job-specific training materials

Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent

Language Skills: Must be able to understand, speak, read and write English in order to comply with necessary SOP's, SPEC's, Job-specific training materials, GMP's, and other manuals.

Mathematical Skills: Basic math skills required.

Reasoning Ability: Decision making in this position is based on existing standard operating procedures as well as ability to use good judgment. This includes the determination of defective product. Independent decision making and responsiveness is necessary for this position and may include prioritizing work and who to ask for assistance when determination of defective product is being evaluated. Resources used to resolve problems may include technicians, supervisors, managers, engineering, quality management, specifications, SOP's, and manuals.

Physical Demands
Must not be allergic to Penicillin or Cephalosporin Drugs
Visual acuity of 20/25 Near Vision with or without corrective vision required
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds between 6" off the floor to 5'8" to load freezer carts.
Push/pull up to 60 pounds to move loaded, wheeled, freezer carts with assistance from Material Handler I
Frequent sitting, walking, standing, bending and squatting
Frequent reaching between waist and shoulder level during inspection
Occasional reaching up and out
Repetitive grasping and movement of hands and fingers
Must be able to work at machine based speed

Additional Requirement: Final candidate will be required to pass a post offer/pre-employment job placement examination which will test the physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of a job.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to provide his or her COVID-19 vaccination status as a condition to employment, pursuant to -OSHA -ETS requirements. - If the employee is not vaccinated, then the employee will have to submit to weekly testing, subject to potential religious or medical exemptions.

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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.

EEO is the Law
EEO is the law - Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency Policy

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Recruitment Fraud Notice

Baxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice .
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Keywords: BAXTER, Elgin , Production Associate (2nd shift) - $2,500 sign on bonus between December 21, 2021 - January 31, 2022, Professions , Elgin, Illinois

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