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Electrical Equipment Engineer

Req #: 18000042_en
Location: Dublin, L IE
Job Category: Engineering
Date Posted: 1/10/2018 7:02:15 AM
Baxter International


About Baxter
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
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.
The Role
In your role as Electrical Equipment Engineer you will conduct, coordinate and manage equipment related maintenance and improvement activity. You will be responsible for ensuring equipment availability, reliability and capability is continuously improved. You will lead equipment related capital investment in association with the compounding facilities and equipment budget. You will ensure that all equipment is calibrated and maintained in compliance with the requirements of cGMP, FDA, ISO13485 and EHS legislation.
  • Demonstrate a safety-first approach to every single aspect of the role.
  • Troubleshooting, fault finding and resolution of issues related to compounding plant related equipment.
  • Implement an engineering improvement plan for the Dublin Compounding Unit.
  • Ensuring the reliability of plant and equipment to ensure that plant availability and OEE metrics are continuously improved.
  • Plan and direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance and repair of all facilities and equipment within the Dublin Compounding Unit.
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance procedures and schedules.
  • Compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or Good Distribution Practices (GDP) as applicable.
  • Manage external resources such as OEM’s, service providers, calibration providers, installation engineers.
  • Review of contractors’ day sheets to ensure accuracy of information, problem resolution and cost effectiveness.
  • Make decisions about prioritizing Engineering and Compounding activities.
  • Build and maintain relationships with leaders within the business including, the Technical Services Manager, Head of Engineering, Head of Service, Unit Managers, Operations, Validations, Quality Management, Production Staff, Contractors, OEM’s.


  • Degree/Diploma/Trade in an electrical related discipline.
  • Extensive experience in a manufacturing role/s.
  • GMP manufacturing environment experience is necessary.
  • Knowledge of GMP in a sterile manufacturing environment.
  • Technical understanding of cleanroom plant and associated equipment inclusive of validation and requalification.
  • Experience of operation within maintenance and project engineering functions.
  • Experience and knowledge of implementation of continuous improvement activities and engineering best practice.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner.
Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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