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Production Technician – 7:00 am-3:00 pm – Starting at $40,456.00

Nebo, North Carolina
22 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. 

The Production Technician contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by supplying, operating and maintaining various equipment in the fill and pouch areas.  Additional tasks will include the performance and documentation of all quality checks for responsible equipment as well as inspection of product at times.  On the fill side, this individual will be working in a Class I Controlled Environment which includes the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses or goggles, safety shoes, ear plugs, hairnet, beard cover, jumpsuit, hood, clean room mask, rubber boot shoe covers and gloves.  On the pouch side, the individual will work in a CNC (Controlled Not Classified) Environment which includes safety glasses or goggles, safety shoes, ear plugs, hairnet, and beard cover.  Additional PPE required when cleaning.  This individual will be in an environment consisting of high humidity, constant or intermittent exposure to elevated levels of noise working around equipment and powerful machinery and requires regular work with chemical cleaners and disinfectants.  Overtime is worked as required. 


  • Operate, monitor and make adjustments as necessary to manual and automated filling equipment and machines using controls on an electrical control panel (HMI) or by way of manual adjustments

  • Set-up load and replenish production supplies by use of a powered industrial truck (PIT) at a rate consistent with production needs

  • Perform minor routine and preventative maintenance such as alignment adjustments, replacement of machine parts or belts, cleaning and lubrication while supporting Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

  • Reconcile headcount needed on a per shift basis based on schedule production demands

  • Perform scheduled quality checks, disposition product, identify any deviations that may occur and take the appropriate action to include stopping production on the machine if necessary

  • Inspect finished product to ensure quality standards are being met

  • Execute Batch/Code changes, tank changes, as well as sub lots as required

  • Document required information on manufacturing logs and/or POMS system

  • Investigate, identify and correct or escalate any inefficiency in the machine's performance including mechanical wear, alignment, adjustment, and setup issues

  • Develop standard work for troubleshooting and setups/changeovers

  • Read blueprints and use tools to measure the product, ensuring the output meets specifications, making adjustments/repairs as needed

  • Perform and document scheduled cleaning activities

  • Assist in Quality Improvement or VIP programs if required

  • Work with Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor to coordinate training requirements for line staff

  • Train new associates on responsible processes

  • Ensure the proper use, care, and storage of tools and equipment

  • Notify the supervisor and take appropriate action if any safety, quality, mechanical or discrepancy issues occur

  • Learn, understand and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

  • Sustain a clean and safe work area using 6S principles including maintaining and securing provided tools

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • 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

  • Proficient in how to use a calculator and measurement tools as well as basic hand tools

  • Must have basic computer skills


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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  • Job Reference: 719012430-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Baxter
  • Location: Nebo, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application