Engineer II/Sr Engineer
Req #: 190004WP_en
Location: Cleveland, MS US
Job Category: Engineering
Date Posted: 4/25/2019 2:24:34 PM
Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter's leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we've been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter's employees worldwide are now building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit www.baxter.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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, tubing extrusion, 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:
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 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.
Bachelor degree in Engineering Required (Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or Computer degrees are preferred)
2+ 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.
Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification or industry standard equivalent is preferred.
Plastics processing experience such as: plastic bottle blow molding, plastic component injection molding, liquid silicone molding, or film/tubing extrusion is a plus.
Project Management skills and experience are a plus.
Lean Manufacturing skills and experience are a plus.
A Career That Matters
Baxter's employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.
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