Delegate, coordinate, and schedule activities of assigned team members.
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
The Filling 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 Filling Operators who perform in the manufacturing areas. The Filling 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 Filling 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):
Recommend measures to improve performance and increase efficiency
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 team's documentation in logbooks and batch records.
Organize and coordinate general cleaning and sanitizations throughout all filling suites.
Identify potential causes and verify/eliminate each one to determine the true root cause behavior
Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Qualifications):
High school diploma or GED required.
2 years related experience preferred.
Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing preferred.
Knowledge of basic laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including, but not limited to: filling machines, terminal sterilizers, weight scales, pallet wrappers, etc. preferred
Knowledge, assembly, and operation of filling machines and filtration systems 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
Must be able to gown qualify for Grade A/B areas.
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