Full 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.
The Lead Tech is responsible for performing complex maintenance, testing, troubleshooting, calibration and repair on a variety of circuits, components, analytical equipment and instruments for laboratory and manufacturing equipment. In this role you will prepare technical reports, perform trending on equipment and processes, and determines acceptability of product and processes based on data analysis and specifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs calibration of instruments and equipment in compliance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
Creates and maintains equipment file for each piece test/manufacturing equipment requiring calibration.
Sets up standards and special purpose laboratory equipment to test, evaluate, and calibrate other instruments and test equipment.
Applies mathematics to solve problems in measurements and calibrations.
Assists engineers in evaluation plans and procedures, to maintain precision accuracy of measuring, recording and indicating instruments and equipment.
Ensure tasks are performed in compliance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
Investigates failures and determines acceptability of equipment.
Assists with development and implementation of technically defensible calibration procedures.
Serve as a technical resource on metrology issues.
May assist in coordinating and scheduling the routine preventative maintenance of the department and calibration technicians.
Manage calibration workloads by preparing work schedules, reviewing task lists and delegating calibration activities as needed. Provide oversight to ensure that scheduled instruments services are performed by their due dates.
Provide technical and troubleshooting assistance to diagnose, troubleshoot and calibrate instrumentation.
Ensure metrology calibration standards are certified.
Proficient understanding of Metrology with an ability to deal with moderately complex processes and procedures.
Must be able to demonstrate judgment and initiative in problem resolution.
Must be able to work unsupervised.
Must have good communication skills and detail oriented.
A basic understanding of instrument capabilities/limitations and factors affecting their use is preferred.
Strong understanding of applicable FDA regulations.
Ability to analyze, deduct and troubleshoot various analytical, electronic and mechanical problems.
Education and/or Experience
Associates Degree in technical discipline or equivalent of 6+ years in a calibration related field.
Knowledge of basic metrology principles.
Practicing knowledge of measurement science or engineering. Experience in an FDA regulated environment.
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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