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Maintenance Manager','18000LD3','!*!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:
This position is responsible for leadership of the maintenance team as they maximize reliability of designated plant equipment while ensuring employee safety and product quality. Manages multiple and rotating shifts within highly automated operations.  Will be a leader of professional Maintenance oriented improvement projects in area of responsibility involving the incorporation of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) techniques and principles into all maintenance systems. This position has direct and indirect supervisory responsibilities, including training compliance, safety, quality, and department goals, while driving continuous improvement. Interprets and manages implementation of plant and department policies/ programs including good manufacturing practices aimed to meeting highly regulated medical device industry standards

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned):
Progressively improves the status of all equipment on a prioritized basis using World Class Manufacturing techniques and practicesEnsures the sustainability of completed improvements by the maintenance team.Oversees timely completion of breakdown root cause analysis and countermeasure implementationWorks with maintenance lead personnel to ensure correct prioritization and timely completion of all work orders and sets out work on a weekly or day to day basis.Works with buyer/planner to ensure spare parts inventory is optimized and coherent with the equipment requirements.Routinely monitor key performance indicators identifying opportunities for improvement and making appropriate supervisory and management personnel aware of the findingsDrive the development and improvement of all preventive and predictive maintenance programsDevelop a culture of Maintenance that embraces all reliability-centered maintenance tools and uses them to drive continuous improvement within the workforce. This includes highly effective down day maintenance planning and execution, quick change parts exchange and improvement in backup system reliability.Manage maintenance controls and maintenance contractors. Track and report activity related to performance measures of equipment, including but not limited to maintenance activities and major downtime. Develop tracking programs to measure ongoing problems and implement effective strategies to reduce unplanned down time on critical equipment.Own production equipment uptime and continuously improve overall machine efficiency.Provide direct support to the operations by maintaining the equipment using best-in-class industry practices.Own and administer computerized maintenance management system (Maximo) to keep it aApply and reinforce the use of local EH&S measures and controls to ensure highest personnel safety, health standards, and brand sustainability.Ensure Maintenance processes meet Quality System guiding principles while promptly assessing and remedying opportunities for improvement, while predicting equipment/process performance.Manage Maintenance department personnel and assets to meet safety, quality, operations, and financial budget and department goals.Supervise the daily Maintenance department operations across multiple disciplines.Work effectively cross functionally facilitating, driving and implementing value improvement projects.Provide a positive and equitable working environment emphasizing the Baxter Cultural Values.','!*!
Education and Experience:Strong background in reliability centered maintenance and lean manufacturing;Ability to manage activities of departments through subordinates who exercise full supervision in terms of cost, methods, and employees.Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data, information, and financial reports, understand and resolve technical difficulties, interface with internal engineering/technical experts and external technical representatives, manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant, be resourceful to a complex highly-automated operation.Strong background in World Class manufacturing and Lean Manufacturing (and/or Six Sigma), Good Manufacturing Practices, Food Drug and Administration guidelines and process validation.Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technical Field with a minimum of 5-7 years of manufacturing experience with proven leadership background.
Physical / Safety RequirementsDuties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends.Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office equipment is required.Position requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.Requires standing, walking, lifting up to 25 lbs, bending, pulling, pushing, and climbing stairs.

 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.
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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 AccommodationsBaxter 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.','Maintenance','United States of America-Alabama-Opelika','','Global Operations - Manufacturing','Full-time','Maintenance Manager

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