Maintenance Technician – 3rd Shift

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

Provide a high level of maintenance support for all equipment in the Byhalia Global Logistics Center. This includes maintaining equipment in all areas of the facilities. This requires providing on time PM completion, constant monitoring to spot and resolve issues before they affect distribution. The successful candidate will drive innovation and continuous improvement, able to work independently and closely with facility operations, engineering, and quality groups to resolve issues. This position will support Sr. Field Service Technicians and Lead Maintenance Technicians with scheduling and timely PM completion.

This shift is Monday to Friday 10 pm – 6:30 am.It is customary to provide service on an emergency basis, including overtime, weekends and during facility shutdowns. Out of town travel may be required to attend seminars, visit equipment vendors or other Baxter facilities.

What we offer from day 1:

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage
  • Vision and Voluntary Benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Flexible Health Care Spending Accounts
  • Educational Assistance Plan

Your team

A Maintenance Technician to take a proactive role in safe work practices and point out unsafe conditions and practices to others and support the C2S initiative.

  • Experience with energy management, conservation, and sustainability projects.
  • Monitor assigned manufacturing lines and collaborate with manufacturing to reduce down time.
  • Build and rebuild machine assemblies and provide problem solving ability to repair mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
  • Initiate work orders using the Proteus CMMS system, review current PMs, verify parts are in stock and complete PMs on time.
  • Communicate equipment issues and work status to supervision, manufacturing, and management per the plant’s Stop and Fix guidelines.
  • Perform PM work, collaborate with operations when work is required to maintain equipment reliability and efficiency. Ensure proper and accurate completion of related documentation.
  • Note in Proteus or other downtime tracking method any problems, breakdowns or alarms related to all equipment. Initiate a work order, and additional documentation required to resolve the issue. Review equipment trends related to the issues and support efforts to eliminate reoccurring problems.
  • Solicit help from Lead technicians and engineering assistance when needed and share knowledge and mentor other technicians in all related equipment including safety, 6S, PM’s.
  • Learn to handle robots in all normal production modes, solve and identify problems related to robots, machine output and quality defects as they occur.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

What you’ll bring

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required, technical certifications a plus. Associates degree in a technical field or above a plus
  • 5 or more years maintenance experience and forklift repair and maintenance required.
  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems, Robotics knowledge a plus.
  • 5 years PLC trouble shooting experience preferred.
  • Develop a good understanding of programmable logic controllers, ability to read & understand electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic drawings.
  • Work with limited supervision, have strong teamwork and strong verbally and written communication skills, good documentation skills and practices, customer oriented, work safely and optimally under stressful conditions.
  • Skilled in MS Word, MS Excel and Maximo or similar CMMS.
  • Desire to broaden knowledge and improve skill level is imperative.
  • This position requires lifting up to 100 pounds on a periodic basis. Walking and traveling through the facility.

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 $33,000 to $76,000.

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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