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Supervisor II, Production Maintenance

Company: Baxter
Location: Auburn
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

This is where you save and sustain lives At 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. SummaryWorks under general supervision, setting own priorities in order to achieve maximum manufacturing efficiency by leading the Production Service Team and maintaining effective preventive maintenance tasks in MAXIMO platform. Controls area of responsibility to achieve end result that supports cross-functional goals. Develop plans and efficiency improvement strategies that integrate with production plans and strategies in a cross-functional environment. Successful candidate will lead maintenance personnel, and be held responsible for proper training and performance evaluation of direct reports. Will on a daily basis analyze the status of the manufacturing indicators and organize his/her staff to meet department goals as well as propose, support, and participate in improvement projects.Successful candidate will work independently supporting maintenance needs of complex, automated manufacturing equipment. Maintains a high level of knowledge of the manufacturing processes and equipment to provide support to all needs in all areas. May assist in the design and development of new equipment or processes. Requires strong time management skills to effectively manage project work with unscheduled maintenance needs.Maintenance activities include advanced troubleshooting of mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical systems, using the PLC and online ladder logic to troubleshoot machine control issues, equipment performance improvement projects, process validation activities, and preventative maintenance. Due to the nature of this position, a very high degree of initiative, teamwork, and communication are required. Is expected to lead by example through compliance to all safety and regulatory requirements, demonstrates a good work ethic, performs to high standards, and supports continuous learningEssential Duties and ResponsibilitiesCoordinates and schedules Production Service Technicians through maintenance activities. Coordinates with the shift leaders to schedule planned downtime of equipment.Assists Service Technicians when required to independently troubleshoot complex, automated equipment with a high degree of quality in a sustained quick and reliable problem solving/correction process.Technically identifies and supports equipment optimization through equipment design improvements, changes to operating procedures, and maintenance activities. Works directly with engineers to implement permanent corrective actions to eliminate recurrent problems with production equipment.Coordinates preventive and planned maintenance activities as requiredContinues to learn complex equipment by studying equipment manuals, conducting internet research and utilizing internal knowledge to keep abreast of new technologies, processes, and/or equipment. Assesses and evaluates the technical capabilities of production service technicians by utilizing the qualification matrix to determine individual gaps and supporting training needs and works within the group to assist in increasing the technical knowledge and capabilities of less experienced technicians.Responsible for the preparation of maintenance documentation for new equipment. Maintains machine documentation and updates as machine modifications occur.Responsible for knowing and following all safety and compliance requirements by maintaining cleanliness within the work area, ensuring proper hygiene in work areas at all times, and maintaining good documentation practices on all required paperwork.Required to attend at least two shift hand-over per week to transfer information relative to technical issues from previous shift,Performs written documentation and regulatory recordkeeping responsibilities as defined in the standard operating procedures for equipment maintenance. Enters data into SAP for tracking purposes.Participates in daily production meetings to provide statistical breakdown data and support technical needs of production.May be required to perform other duties and/or lead special projects as required or assigned, reasonably within the scope of the duties listed above. May be required to work on other shifts and/or willing to be on-call as needed.Participates in the hiring and selection of production service techniciansWorks with engineers and others during the building and installation of new equipment to ensure attention to maintenance of new equipment Education:Associates degree or above or equivalent training.5+ years of manufacturing experience or equivalent manufacturing experience.Experience/Skills:8 years of practical and comprehensive knowledge required.Experience and aptitude for redesign and modification to enhance equipment performance.Must have a good understanding of programmable logic controllers, using the PLC as a troubleshooting tool.Ability to modify or develop control logic to enhance equipment performance.Strong troubleshooting and project management skills.Requires advanced knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic systems.Ability to read and understand mechanical, electrical drawings, flowcharts, and/or other drawings of a technical nature.Skilled in Microsoft applications, MS Word and MS Excel.Ability to work under pressure and respond with a sense of urgency.Continuing and broadening knowledge and scope in maintenance techniques and new equipment technologies.Ability to train less experienced team members.Work effectively and professionally with employees, team members, engineers, manufacturing management, etc., by using good interpersonal communication skills.Special Training:Formal technical degree in electronics, automation systems, or related field. Substitution of degree with relevant experience is evaluated on a case-by-case basis to the specific skills required in the work area.Physical Requirements: Must 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.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. Reasonable 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 here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information. 039758 Associated topics: automotive, customer service, diagnose, field service, field service technician, machine maintenance, machine repair, malfunction, mechanical, service technician

Keywords: Baxter, Auburn , Supervisor II, Production Maintenance, Other , Auburn, Alabama

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