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Baxter Packaging/Warehouse Operator (2nd shift) in Bloomington, Indiana

Packaging/Warehouse Operator (2nd shift)

Req # JR - 027370

Location Bloomington, Indiana, United States

Job Category Assembly Jobs

Date posted 09/18/2020

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The Finishing Packaging Operator inspects, labels, and packages pharmaceutical products to meet client demand and expectations. They contribute to creating an environment where teamwork, productivity, safety, identity, strength, purity and quality (SISPQ) are reflected in the finished product. This position reports a Manufacturing Supervisor.

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

  1. Label, package, and document per written instructions (25%)
  • Package product in boxes, cartons, syringes, vials, blisters

  • Count materials/product to ensure accurate count

  • Apply labels to various components

  • Replenish packaging materials to areas/work cells as directed by Group Leader

  • Monitor and document TOR (time out of refrigeration)

  • Complete batch record protocol steps at the time of performance

  1. Inspect, verify, and track (25%)
  • Scan printed materials Manually examine printed materials and products to ensure specifications are met, including variable text printed on-line

  • Verify incoming materials for use

  • Inspect product/materials for defects

  • Perform bar code and systems challenges (as applicable) for equipment used

  • Complete end of batch reconciliation and count verification

  • Retrieve product samples

  • Monitor and ensure appropriate downtime and efficiency information is logged accurately

  1. Set-up, tear down, and clear (10%)
  • Participate and assist with line clearance activities

  • Remove batch related materials from production area

  • Ensure electronic inventory transactions for inventory tracking movement and material verification are completed

  • Clean and clear debris from all work areas

  • Dispose of rejects in the appropriate disposal area following reconciliation

  • Stage materials in the appropriate designated locations

  • Enter and verify information in logbooks, as needed

  • Apply representation samples to the batch records as required

  • Indicate appropriate signals with HMI (human machine interface) to track clearance, set-up, time, etc.

  1. Continuous improvement, safety, and training (10%)
  • Participate/lead stretching exercises

  • Review and ensure daily 6S compliance

  • Ensure all safety practices are followed and keep area clean and clear of hazards

  • Clean and clear debris from all work areas

  • Identify, communicate and solve problems to ensure quality, efficiency, and safety objectives are met

  1. Delivery and Returns (10%)
  • Supply production areas with product to at least match the line pace/rate

  • Track and document time removed from/returned to refrigeration/freezer (as applicable)

  • Pick-up finished product and material at the line pace/rate (i.e. upon pallet completion)

  • Remove batch related materials from the production area

  • Complete inventory transfer transactions to the appropriate warehouse location(s) at time of transfer

  1. Receiving and Transfers (10%)
  • Move materials and or product to appropriate warehouse location upon receipt, completing the necessary inventory transfers at the time of movement

  • Assist truck drivers with loading and unloading when possible

  • Verify all materials/product contain appropriate electronic inventory labeling when entering or leaving the premises

  • Move items to be transferred from building into designated pick-up areas

  1. Picking and Staging (10%)
  • Select materials for production use based on the material allocations on the electronic inventory pick list

  • Count out, or “break-down”, materials per the pick list quantities required

  • Ensure materials picked contain appropriate electronic inventory and batch labeling

  • Verify area to be used for staging is physically and electronically clear of any inventory

  • Coordinate and transfer materials/product delivery to cleared staging area, completing the inventory transfers at the time of movement

  • Document time removed from refrigeration/freezer (as applicable)

  1. Ability to drive company trucks (as needed)
  • Obtain Chauffer’s License (or equivalent)

  • Use computer systems (JDE, DSI, OneWorld, barcode scanning, etc) to track and transact inventory

  • Knowledge of DOT regulations regarding truck operation and hazardous material handling

  • Daily/shift vehicle inspection and cleaning

  • Proper operation of temperature control unit and operation of refrigeration system

  • Proper loading and unloading of material

  • Adherence to local, state and federal transportation regulations

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

  • 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

  • Obtain Chauffer’s License (or equivalent).

  • Knowledge of DOT regulations regarding truck operation and hazardous material handling

Physical / Safety Requirements

  • Must be able to meet 20/20 corrected vision, color blind test, and required medical clearance

  • Must be able to lift, push/pull, and carry up to 50 pounds

  • Required to stand for over 4 hours per day, including constant standing for 2 hours at a time

  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends

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


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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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.