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Sr. Manager-Engineering Center

Req #: 180003KJ_en
Location: Bangalore, KA IN
Job Category: Research and Development
Date Posted: 2/19/2018 6:39:15 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.
Job Description
  • Help to create the Engineering Center COE in Bangalore which has strategic functions that have shared capability and can be leveraged across multiple GBU product lines and therapies.
  • Collaborate with the other EC leaders in the US for refinement of functional strategies in the areas of Risk, Reliability, and Design Transfer.
  • Implement common practices and strategy around product certification and safety, interpretation of standards and regulations in a global industry, and shared and optimized usage of lab facilities and equipment across multiple R&D sites. Drive the team in Bangalore in the compliance and implementation to global usability standards and Human Factors requirements for assigned products through product lifecycle management.
  • Build and enable the leverage of common technical competencies and capabilities around experimental engineering, analysis, and prototyping; ensure prioritized leverage of these capabilities across all franchise product lines.
  • Drive collaboration with cross-functional partners from Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory and other outside organizations as necessary.
  • Build team culture that attracts and retains top technical talent and drives innovation.
  • Ensure strategic and tactical goals of business are met through execution on R&D commitments.
  • Support lifecycle management of products from ideation, development, and sustainability for all devices in different GBU portfolios; drive for innovation in all aspects of product development.
  • Ensure the reliability and cost targets of devices, and build that into the DNA of the organization.
  • Ensure technical competency and expertise in the organization around risk, product safety requirements, reliability, usability requirements, global regulatory standards and compliance.
  • Partner with the different GBU teams to understand the technology roadmaps; identify and build strategic technical competencies that can be leveraged across these product lines.
  • Build a pipeline of technical and functional talent.
  • Drive effective collaboration with external partners where needed.
  • Develop culture for attracting, developing and retaining top talent.
  • Ensures that all assigned projects are staffed appropriately and infrastructure resources are maintained and sufficient to design, develop and sustain high quality products.


  • Must possess strong knowledge of engineering disciplines and solid knowledge of related disciplines.
  • Experience with medical device product lifecycle management over multiple releases.
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to partner with global service providers.
  • Demonstrate understanding of business drivers, customer needs and global dynamics to create viable strategic plans for product and technology development.
  • Proven track record of management/leadership effectiveness with global and multi-site teams.
  • Must possess strong ability to negotiate and maximize effectiveness of resources and influence others internally and externally.
  • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Understanding of global regulatory requirements for medical devices; risk and reliability concepts for development; and the need to deliver quality products and/or processes.
  • Acts in accordance with his/her beliefs, even when they are unpopular or in the minority.
  • Establishes processes that are repeatable and sustainable.
  • Creates an inclusive environment where diversity of all kinds is embraced, respected and valued.
  • Expert in current domain, and knowledgeable in policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting his/her industry, business and organization.
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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