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Principal Engineer- R&D

Company: Baxter International
Location: Round Lake
Posted on: May 23, 2023

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.

Your Role at Baxter

This is where your expertise helps people

You are a problem solver. Complex projects or unexpected challenges are just opportunities to bring your considerable abilities to use. Whether working independently or with a trusted team, you are always ready to take on a project and work hard to find solutions.

Your talent is needed across a wide variety of industries. As a Senior Mechanical Engineer you have a wide array of career choices yet are motivated by the opportunity to work in a company that supports innovation, professional development, and a purposeful mission.

Your team

We are a team of inquisitive individuals who embrace a collaborative environment to take on sophisticated challenges that meet the needs of our patients. We often need to change directions and respond to issues to avoid disruptions in our fast-paced manufacturing environment. Together, we build and maintain a positive work environment.

Product design owner and/or project lead for sustaining of Renal PD Disposable products and processes. Resolve difficult problems, from conception to final design with team input. Planning and managing project tasks from requirement development through verification and validation of user needs to the development of design outputs.

What you'll be doing

  • With minimal guidance, schedules and leads a team through the planning and execution of a smaller project or defined piece of a larger project. This includes constructing detailed, accurate project schedules, interfacing with development groups and technical support groups.
  • Lead engineering assignments which are typically a significant portion of a larger project.
  • Select sound techniques to solve problems and make design recommendations.
  • Assess results for application, validity and conformance to specifications.
  • Recommend material and process specifications.
  • Utilize engineering tools to solve problems, own and resolve non-conformances and support on market products (e.g., Risk Management, FMEA, Finite Element Analysis, Process Modeling, Design of Experiments, 3D modeling and rapid prototyping a plus, perform data analytics, Tableau, DMAIC, and SPC).
  • Design Studies to evaluate and recommend techniques to improve existing products/processes.
  • Manage Design History File (DHF) deliverables creating updating content.
  • Devise new approaches to complex problems through adaptations and modifications of standard technical principles.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Detailed oriented. Can manage dealing with ambiguity
  • Supervises/coordinates an engineer and/or technicians on assigned work.
    What you'll bring
    • Bachelors Degree in engineering required
    • 5+ years of experience in industry, preferably regulated environment
    • Experience in CAD preferred
    • Project management experience desired, but not required
      We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has a base salary range of $68,000 to $156,000, plus an annual incentive bonus. The above range represents the expected base salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location.

      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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      Pay Transparency Policy

      Reasonable Accommodations

      Baxter 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 link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

      Recruitment Fraud Notice

      Baxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice.

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