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Baxter Capping Group Lead (2nd shift) in Bloomington, Indiana

Capping Group Lead (2nd shift)

Req # JR - 032056

Location Bloomington, Indiana

Job Category Assembly Jobs

Date posted 12/22/2020

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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.

Summary

The Capping Group Leader is a member of the Manufacturing Leadership Team reporting directly to the Manufacturing Supervisor. They provide direct support to manufacturing to ensure that finished products meet the required specifications by coordinating activities of Capping Operators who perform in the manufacturing areas. The Capping Group Leader provides decision-making and oversight to ensure compliance to all regulatory agency regulations and guidelines and to Baxter Standard Operating Procedures. This position fully supports and drives quality operations on the production floor and communicates effectively with production team members, multiple levels of management, and other customer support departments. The Capping Group Leader creates an environment where teamwork, productivity, safety, identity, strength, purity, and quality (SISPQ) are reflected in the finished product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned)

  • Delegate, coordinate, and schedule activities of assigned team members.

  • Train and mentor other team members.

  • Troubleshoot process problems and respond to process alarms.

  • Participate on Continuous Improvement teams.

  • Assist in developing/reviewing batch records of new and existing projects.

  • Assist in establishing and orienting new projects for production.

  • Review project plans and batch records prior to operations.

  • Monitor assigned teams documentation in logbooks and batch records.

  • Initiate exception reports as required.

  • Organize and coordinate general cleaning and sanitizations throughout all capping suites.

  • Efficiently identify potential causes and verify/eliminate each one to determine the true root cause behaviors

  • Examine documents/processes (SOP’s, equipment, methods, etc.) to prevent errors and/or recognize unexpected results.

Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Qualifications)

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • 6 months previous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing experience preferred

  • 2 years of experience operating and troubleshooting complex production equipment preferred

  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing preferred.

  • Knowledge of basic laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including, but not limited to: capping machines, terminal sterilizers, weight scales, pallet wrappers, etc. preferred.

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability to use enterprise software (examples include: JDE, BPLM, Pilgrim, Trackwise, etc.)

  • There are minimum training requirements for each operator level

Physical / Safety Requirements

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to push/pull heavy wheeled objects (ie: tanks, carts, pallet jacks, etc.)

  • Must be able to perform overhead work (ie: sanitizing walls and ceilings)

  • Physical coordination/flexibility to allow gowning for clean room environments

  • Utilize applicable personal protective equipment, including safety shoes/toe caps, gloves, eye protection, heat resistant wear and hearing protection

  • Dexterity and physical condition to perform some level of repetitive motion tasks

  • Ability to wear respirator usage when product or task requires

  • Eyesight to ensure effective inspection of equipment and/or filled units (corrective lenses acceptable)

  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends

  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office equipment is required

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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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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail toAmericas_TTA@baxter.comand let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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