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Prof I-Research and Development-Software R&D

Req #: 180001TF_en
Location: Bangalore, KA IN
Job Category: Research and Development
Date Posted: 1/23/2018 1:59:35 AM
Baxter International


About Baxter
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center 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.
Position Overview 
You will be responsible for developing creative solutions to challenging issues associated with the design, development, and sustaining engineering for our new and existing home dialysis product portfolio.   The successful candidate will possess solid “hands-on” technical abilities, an excitement and energy for product development, and a passion for their work and the impact it has on meeting the needs of patients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Leads the evaluation and development of mechanical and electromechanical systems by designing and conducting research programs; applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
  • Ensures successful integration of mechanical design entities with electrical and consumable components.  Contributes to troubleshooting and problem solving efforts related to mechanical aspects of the design and interfaces with other design constituents.
  • Contributes to development and documentation of mechanical systems architectures.
  • Able to effectively transition products to manufacturing and ensure robust products and manufacturing processes.
  • Generates and/or improves mechanical and electro mechanical designs that are optimized for production, reliability, regulatory compliance and cost.
  • Performs in-depth mechanical engineering analysis and calculations.
  • Resolves competing constraints between interrelated functions (engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, regulatory, marketing, etc.) required to deliver the product to market.
  • Defines protocols and conduct the necessary testing required to validate the safety and effectiveness of the design(s).
  • Develops and maintains an effective and corroborative working relationship with internal and external development partners. 
  • Executes protocols and testing required to validate the safety and effectiveness of the design(s).
  • Leads the troubleshooting and problem solving efforts related to mechanical aspects of devices and associated systems.
  • Creates and communicates design/test plans, tasks, deliverables and status. Manages time and resources to meet committed schedule milestones.



Essential Skills:
  • A demonstrated track record in electromechanical hardware development, preferably medical devices or other highly regulated products.
  • In depth knowledge of the regulatory environment for Design, Develop and Manufacture of Medical products.
  • Knowledge of machinery to build prototypes, handle variety of materials for prototypes and testing (metals, plastics, films, etc.), set up engineering tests to validate new products and processes
  • Demonstrated record of working with multiple vendors and suppliers.
  • Knowledge of standards such as IEC 60601, UL, ANSI, ASTM standards.
  • Experience working with regulatory bodies like UL, TuV, ITT
  • Understanding of the Healthcare regulatory environment and country regulations
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Success in working with multifunctional, global teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication/influencing skills required
  • Masters in Mechanical or equivalent Engineering and 5-8 years of experience.
  • Knowledge and experience using CAD systems for design
  • Specific experience in design and development of sensing subsystems highly desirable.
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
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, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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