Req #: 190003NA_en
Location: Irvine, CA US
Job Category: Engineering
Date Posted: 3/15/2019 2:21:37 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Under direction of supervisor, contribute to the design, development or enhancement of new products and processes.
Perform standard engineering assignments which are typically a significant portion of a larger project.
Select sound techniques to solve problems and make design recommendations under direction of supervisor.
Assess results for application, validity and conformance to specifications.
Recommend material and process specifications.
Utilize engineering tools to solve straightforward problems (e.g., FMEA, Finite Element Analysis, Process Modeling, Design of Experiments, Mold Flow, SPC, software development).
Lead small project teams as needed to accomplish project objectives.
Monitor and report project costs including capital and cross-functional expenses.
Estimate cost affected by design and/or policy changes. With supervisor, recommend capital expenditure and production methods for existing or enhanced products or processes.
Study and recommend techniques to improve existing products/processes.
Investigate new sources for raw materials or processes.
With supervisor, formulate and recommend engineering policies and technical work in accordance with project and business objectives.
Provide supervision to technicians.
BS engineering and 3-10 years related experience.
Prefer experience with TQM methods (e.g. "six sigma").
Display a solid technical understanding of engineering principles and procedures (e.g. CAD and its application or scheduling a series of technical tasks utilizing software-based tools.
Understand and articulate how own role ties within function or discipline.
Demonstration application of engineering principles on individual/small projects.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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