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Baxter Principal Engineer in Cleveland, Mississippi

Principal Engineer

Req #:

JR - 035314

Location

Cleveland, Mississippi

Job Category:

Engineering

Date Posted:

02/22/2021

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Overview

Being an Engineer at Baxter means you play a critical role in helping us achieve our mission to save and sustain lives. From innovative product design through to production and patient delivery, our Engineers are key to delivering results for our customers and patients worldwide.

  • Schedule: Full Time

  • Job Level: Mid-Level

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Engineer at Baxter? Take a look at some of the top traits we’re looking for and see if you’re a fit.

  • Problem Solver

  • Analytical Thinker

  • Data Driven

  • Solution Focused & Results Oriented

  • Collaborative

  • Innovative

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Quotes

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Sarah – (center) with members of the Baxter Engineering team who initiated a corporate partnership with Society of Women Engineers.

“Initially I thought I would go to medical school and become a doctor, but I remember calling my mom sophomore year in college and saying ‘I’m going to miss my math.’ I realized at that moment that I preferred to be behind the scenes helping patients by making products that will save them.”

Meet Anwesha – recently promoted to Manager, she leads a team of software engineers for our Medication Delivery business.

“I grew up in a small coastal town in India called Bhubaneswar, where we have our own traditions and culture. I think this has helped me grow personally and professionally. Working with a global team at Baxter, my background helps me to be open, appreciate and relate to people from all different places.”

Meet Sam – he has been with Baxter for over 15 years, working as an Engineering Technologist in Round Lake, IL, US.

“I have a wonderful team. They have been flexible and open to the differences in communication methods and work style necessary for me to excel. If I didn’t have that support, I wouldn’t be where I am now and I wouldn’t have been able to advance within the company. I’m proud to work at Baxter.”

Meet Erika – she has been an engineer in Round Lake, IL, US for over four years, promoted to Senior Principal Engineer in 2019.

“My involvement with National Society of Black Engineers outside of work has afforded me the opportunity to manage Baxter’s external partnership with the organization, exposing us to networking and talent that can help drive diversity and innovation, and providing opportunities for more community engagement and involvement, which I know a lot of my colleagues like.”

Quotes

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Sarah – (center) with members of the Baxter Engineering team who initiated a corporate partnership with Society of Women Engineers.

“Initially I thought I would go to medical school and become a doctor, but I remember calling my mom sophomore year in college and saying ‘I’m going to miss my math.’ I realized at that moment that I preferred to be behind the scenes helping patients by making products that will save them..”

Meet Anwesha – recently promoted to Manager, she leads a team of software engineers for our Medication Delivery business.

“I grew up in a small coastal town in India called Bhubaneswar, where we have our own traditions and culture. I think this has helped me grow personally and professionally. Working with a global team at Baxter, my background helps me to be open, appreciate and relate to people from all different places.”

Meet Sam – he has been with Baxter for over 15 years, working as an engineering technologist in Round Lake, IL, US.

“I have a wonderful team. They have been flexible and open to the differences in communication methods and work style necessary for me to excel. If I didn’t have that support, I wouldn’t be where I am now and I wouldn’t have been able to advance within the company. I’m proud to work at Baxter.”

Meet Erika – she has been an engineer in Round Lake, IL, US for over four years, promoted to Senior Principal Engineer in 2019.

“My involvement with National Society of Black Engineers outside of work has afforded me the opportunity to manage Baxter’s external partnership with the organization, exposing us to networking and talent that can help drive diversity and innovation, and providing opportunities for more community engagement and involvement, which I know a lot of my colleagues like.”

Principal Engineer

Req #

JR - 035314

Location

Cleveland, Mississippi

Job Category

Engineering

Date posted

02/22/2021

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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.

About Baxter’s Cleveland, MS Facility:

  • Cleveland’s technology and automation is cutting edge. It is the U.S. sole source for plastic pour bottles, glass IV, and various reconstitution devices. This facility produces a number of major product lines with a diverse array of automated manufacturing technologies ranging from bottle solution filling, injection molding, and device assembly.

  • Our Cleveland plant has been an integral part of Baxter for over 60 years. The work is challenging and rewarding, as Baxter offers competitive compensation and benefits. Baxter encourages and values every employee and believes that all can make a contribution to advancing healthcare for patients; work to be proud of.

About the Position:

  • This position is a key role in the Solutions, Injection Molding, Devices, and Biosurgery Operations. Primary focus will be on implementing continuous improvement, new business, and capacity expansion projects. Additional focus will also be on manufacturing equipment reliability and process support work at this site. Cross-functional project management will be involved in this role as well.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design/modify precision assembly and/or manufacturing equipment.

  • Manage multiple projects with minimal supervision.

  • Prepare estimates for various tasks and projects.

  • Manage large-scale capital projects both directly and through coordinating engineers.

  • Drive Continuous Improvement Activities.

  • Interface with plant and corporate groups as well as contractors and vendors.

  • Manage start-up, debug, and commission new manufacturing processes.

  • Equipment life cycle management including: upgrades, replacement, and decommissioning.

  • Product life cycle management including: product design changes, material changes, Supplier Notice of Change (SNC) assessments, specification changes, etc.

  • Provide technical support/troubleshooting to all plant departments.

  • Demonstrate proactive communication and problem solving.

  • Responsible for supporting and achieving Value Improvement Projects (VIP’s).

  • Responsible for adhering to FDA Design Control standards at all times.

  • Responsible for adhering to and maintaining all department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), forms, and log books.

  • Supervise engineers, technologists, technicians, drafters, and/or co-ops directly or indirectly as needed.

  • Provide leadership development, coaching, mentoring, and create a vibrant continuous improvement culture based on the principles of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and DMAIC problem solving.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering required. (Mechanical, Industrial, Biological/Biomedical, Electrical, or Computer degrees are preferred)

  • 7+ years Engineering / Manufacturing experience required. FDA manufacturing preferred.

  • Programming/troubleshooting experience with automation controls, automated assembly, control systems, PLC’s, HMI’s, servo’s, and vision inspection systems is preferred.

  • Design software experience (like AutoCAD, Solid Works, etc.) is preferred.

  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification or industry standard equivalent is preferred.

  • Plastic injection molding experience is a plus.

  • Project Management skills and experience (including Microsoft Project software) are a plus.

  • Lean Manufacturing skills and experience are a plus.

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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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