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Injection Molding Process Tech/Mold Setter

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About Baxter Every day, millions of patients and
caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of critical care,
nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85
years, we’ve been operating at the critical intersection where
innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers
that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available
in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now
building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to
advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To
learn more, visit www.baxter.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and
Facebook.Summary:

The primary responsibilities of this
position include performing manufacturing procedures and associated
documentation of injection molding of plastic parts and assembly of these parts
in accordance with written procedures. Performs as a multi-skilled team member,
serves specialized areas, and plays a significant role in process improvement
and facilitation.

Candidate is responsible for
performing manufacturing procedures and associated documentation of injection
molding of plastic parts and assembly of these parts in accordance with written
procedures.

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

The following duties and responsibilities
generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be
all-inclusive.Performs set-ups on complex automated injection molding
machines and assembly robots, identifies potential bottlenecks in the flow
process and takes action to prevent reoccurrence.  Responsible for
utilizing resources, both their own and others, to meet production goals.Controls and understands all functions of automated
equipment within area of responsibility including but not limited to start
up and shut down of machines to ensure continuous operation and constant
output of productsEnsures cycle times and performs quality checks for
manufactured parts, identifies defective materials and alerts Production
Unit Lead of unusual trends for corrective action. Follows guidance of designated or assigned PU Lead,
Production Team Lead and Shift Supervisor to ensure continuous and
uninterrupted production flow.Works with and assists Production Unit Lead, Engineers
and Production Management in resolving quality, production process issues,
and raw material issues.Trains new employees and cross trainees as directed by
PU Lead, using standard training bookletHandles robots in all normal production modes,
troubleshoots and identify problems with robots as required.Trouble shoots, identifies and repair problems related
to machine output and quality defects as they occur, at level of
competency and escalating issues per established procedure.Acts with sense of urgency to intelligently communicate
unresolved/reoccurring machine issues with service technicians/engineers,
actively supports both groups by assisting/learning.Works directly with other team members in new and
existing process validation, documentation, and implementation. 
Assists engineers in prototyping, specialty builds, testing, validating,
and implementing new materials, designs and process improvements. 
Records data when necessary.  May assist in the design of fixtures.Conducts quality control measurements within area of
responsibility by ensuring equipment is operating within specified
tolerances/parameters.Conducts planned/preventive maintenance in area of
responsibility including but not limited to cleaning and inspection on all
components of equipment in a safe manner, considering production flow and
buffer levels.Prepares proper documentation to support production
tracking and performance of equipment.Works with Shift Supervisors and Production Team
Leaders in establishing work instructions and training materials and to
achieve production safety/hygiene goals.Works as a service oriented, independent worker. 
Able to effectively communicate with other machine leaders during shift
transitionOffers support to other Production Lines and or
Production Units when needed.Immediately communicates production flow issues to PU
lead or Supervisor/Production Team Leader.Assumes PU leadership responsibilities in case of PU
Lead absence.Adheres to break schedule, provides flexibility and
break coverage for team members as neededResponsible for proper handling of waste and accurately
documenting supportive data relative to waste.Responsible for knowing and following safety and
compliance procedures by maintaining orderliness within department and
maintaining proper hygiene at all times. Accountable for learning and applying computer skills,
including PC skills in the Windows environment and training new employees
as required.Performs other duties as required
including but not limited to visual inspection of products.

Education and Experience:High school diploma or equivalent required.Advanced understanding of manufacturing operating
procedures in the field of injection molding and part assembly.Requires basic knowledge and understanding of mold
design and construction.Requires extensive and practical knowledge of different
materials and their workability, especially in the field of
thermoplastics.Requires team cooperation and ability to prioritize
workload to meet customer demands.  Must have excellent interpersonal
communication skills with peers, leaders, customers, and support
groups. Ability to work effectively and efficiently as an
individual contributor, team member, and leader.Capable of applying planning and allocation skills
acquired through education and job experience.Safety conscious, following safety rules, policies, and
procedures.Demonstrated strong problem solving skills.Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment

Special Training:

Successful completion of an
Injection Molding Technician Program and/or plastics experience preferred

Physical / Safety RequirementsMust be able to work in an environment without daylight
/ windowsAscends/descends ladders to access machineryLifting and/or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally
lift and/or move in excess of 50 pounds using lifting aids, techniques, or
appropriate assistanceDuties may require overtime work, including nights and
weekendsUse of hands and fingers to manipulate equipment is
requiredRequires standing, walking, bending, pulling, pushing,
climbing and crawling.Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts to include day
and night time hours

A Career That MattersBaxter’s
employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are
passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the
millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary
therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare,
innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative
collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.

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. 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 to Americas_TTA@baxter.com
and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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