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Baxter Maintenance Technician in Cleveland, Mississippi

Maintenance Technician

Req # JR - 036927

Location Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Job Category Maintenance

Date posted 03/25/2021

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.


Responsible for performing predictive/preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and improving all equipment and systems associated with the facility.


  • Perform preventive maintenance on plant equipment on a routine basis.

  • Perform predictive maintenance routes and analysis for the plant which may include:

  • Vibration Analysis

  • Infrared Analysis

  • Steam Trap Analysis

  • Leak Detection

  • Oil Analysis

  • May assist in maintaining operating building components, electrical systems, Boiler Room systems, plant utilities and HVAC systems.

  • Requires some familiarity with generally accepted building, plumbing, electrical and fire protection practices and codes.

  • Must be familiar with plant SOPs and Corporate Specifications governing operations of equipment, critical systems and GMP practices.

  • Must perform all documentation that is required.

  • Must be able to interact with Management, Engineers, and Contractors.

  • Coordinate daily work schedules with supervision.

  • Must be able to assume a lead role in the department.

  • Must work well independently as well as with teams.

  • 24 hour on call availability.

  • Must be contact person for questions regarding breakdowns and repairs.

  • Must be familiar with machine shop equipment including lathes and milling machines.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to diagnose electrical/mechanical equipment.

  • Must have knowledge of both plant and department environmental health and safety regulations and comply with said regulations accordingly.

  • Candidates must meet visual acuity requirements as documented in Baxter Cleveland Human Resources Procedure 1.04.

  • Must perform other duties as assigned by supervision.

  • Must perform and lead special projects.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.

  • Must have 5-10 years general maintenance experience.

  • Have low absenteeism record.

  • Able to formulate plans to solve problems.

  • Have leadership capabilities.

  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.

  • Must be able to work in hot and cold environments.

  • Ability to use electrical test equipment; e.g., volt-ohm meter, ammeter, megohmmeter.

  • Electrical troubleshooting capabilities.

  • Knowledge of HVAC equipment and system functions.

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

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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