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Inspector, Quality

Company: BAXTER
Location: Lenoir
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

This is where you save and sustain livesAt 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.Position SummaryThe Quality Technician is a Salaried Non-Exempt position which contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by ensuring our products and packaging meet stringent quality standards through a variety of sampling, testing and analytical processes.Essential Job Duties

  • Perform scheduled line checks which include verifying the correct filling equipment and production supplies are being used, the filling equipment is assembled correctly, the settings are appropriate and the batch signage is correct. - Collect samples and verify container, components and over-pouch meet quality standards, verify the accuracy & legibility of the print and check for indications of leakage
  • Examine and verify that the packaging equipment's performance meets quality standards
  • Test and confirm that the equipment is passing/failing batch information
  • Transport samples to and from work area with a Powered Industrial Truck (PIT)
  • Document and initiate the exception process if exception is encountered using the Production Operations Management System (POMS) to research and provide details
  • Record checks and the result into POMs
  • Write and submit changes to a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) document when a process used by the Quality Technician needs an update
  • Enter exception data into a spreadsheet for trending and reporting purposes
  • Participate in the validation process for new equipment, equipment changes and new processes by performing product testing and reporting on the results
  • Notify the supervisor and take appropriate action if any safety, quality 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 toolsWork Environment
    • Can include working in a Class I, Class II, Class III or Class IV Controlled Environment which may include the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses, ear plugs, hairnet, beard cover, isolation mask, gown, hood, boots or shoe covers and gloves.
    • There is constant or intermittent noise and vibration
    • This position involves working around moving equipment, machinery and conveyors.Required Qualifications
      • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
      • 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 measurement tools (Caliper, Micrometer, Ruler, etc.) as well as basic hand tools
      • Possess or be able to obtain Worksaver Operator CertificationPreferred Qualifications
        • Two to three years of experience in a Quality role in a FDA regulated industryPhysical Requirements
          • Requires the ability to stand/walk continuously throughout the shift.
          • Lifting and carrying up to 35 pounds occasionally throughout the shift.
          • Normal visual acuity is necessary including the ability to distinguish colors.
          • Must be able to squat, climb, reach above shoulder level, reach at or below shoulder level, kneel, twist and bend at the neck, twist and bend at the waist and balanceOther Duties as AssignedPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime is worked as required.Equal Employment OpportunityBaxter 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 LawEEO is the law - Poster SupplementPay Transparency PolicyReasonable AccommodationsBaxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.Recruitment Fraud NoticeBaxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice.047949

Keywords: BAXTER, Gastonia , Inspector, Quality, Other , Lenoir, North Carolina

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