Technician, Maintenance – Fabricator

Marion, NC 28752 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
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.

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6:30am – 2:30pm

Position Summary

Support North Cove and Corporate Engineers by performing tasks required to implement various types of projects. Proficiently set-up and operate all North Cove sheet metal shop equipment in a safe and efficient manner to complete sheet metal projects within tolerances specified on blueprints, drawings, sketches, and actual samples.

Essential Job duties

Required abilities to operate North Cove sheet metal shop equipment to include, but not limited to, metal shears, metal saws, hydraulic and standard sheet metal brakes, hydraulic and manual presses, rollers, grinders, sanders, polishing equipment, and other general fabrication shop equipment.

Proficiently perform welding operations on critical systems to include but not limited to, the Distilled Water, Process Air, and Solution Transmission systems and documentation as required.

Proficiently fabricate and modify parts for the installation, modification, or rebuilding of machinery and equipment, and similar projects. Fabrication projects include, but are not limited to, machine and equipment frames, solution and holding tanks, safety guarding, covers, bins, drain pans, and other structural and sheet metal projects.

to install and connect electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic controls and components.

Must use caution while working around the installation of moving machinery or equipment and comply with all Lock out/Tag out and Confined Space rules and requirements.

Must comply with Safety and Arc Flash procedures for work area.

Must comply with all welding requirements per SOP

Maintain 6-S standards for work areas. Perform preventative maintenance as assigned on shop machines and shop facilities.

Perform as required repairs to machinery and equipment throughout the North Cove facility for support of the overall maintenance efforts.

Perform documentation utilizing CMMS system.

Occasionally required to work in areas that are hot, cold, confined, noisy, or dirty.

Overtime to be worked as required.

Required Qualifications/Certifications:

Preferred a minimum of 5 years sheet metal fabrication and welding experience, 2 year Technical Welding degree, or demonstrated and proven proficiency in sheet metal fabrication and welding.

Preferred a minimum of 5 years Industrial Maintenance or 4-years Military Maintenance and Repair Experience.

Required Competencies

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

Basic computer skills required

Well organized

Self-motivated to achieve goals and require little supervision

Ability to develop a concept from general requirements

Be able to work in a team environment, interact with other departments and demonstrate a customer service mentality.

Driven and dedicated individual with a ability to learn and adapt to new challenges and skills.

Be able to perform the following processes on Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminum as it applies.

MIG Weld

TIG Weld

Stick Weld

Orbital Robotic Welding

Oxy-Acetylene gas operation

CNC Plasma Arc

Use hand tools, power tools, and welders, various types of machine shop, and sheet metal shop machines and equipment.

Must perform a welding competency test and pass.

Must take and pass the North Cove welding certification for the distilled water system and become familiar with Welding Procedure (Hygienic and Safety-Significant Welds).

Physical Requirements

The position requires the ability to individually lift and carry up to 50 pounds

Must be able to bend/stoop, squat, climb, reach above shoulder level, reach at or below shoulder level, twist and bend at the neck, twist and bend at the waist and balance

Other Duties

Please 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, department, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime is worked as required. Some job duties are performed on a rotating basis.


The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

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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