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Sr.Principal Quality Engineer

Req #: 180005QV_en
Location: Round Lake, IL US
Job Category: Engineering
Date Posted: 3/13/2018 5:08:55 PM
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.






Applies a solid understanding of theories/practices utilized by other disciplines outside the primary area of expertise toward the development of new or enhanced products or processes. Plans, executes and functionally directs important engineering assignments, which require independent judgment.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Applies state of the art techniques in the area of expertise to develop new or improved products and processes.
  • May lead a large scale program or several small projects with complex features.
  • Performs financial planning and assists in the analysis to justify project approval.
  • Independently plans, schedules and leads cross-functional team in detailed phases of the engineering work in a project.
  • May supervise one or more engineers or technicians. 


Qualifications for this role:  

  • Must have experience or advanced training and demonstrate proficiency (e.g. Investigations, problem solving, total quality management,
    statistical methods, DHF remediation, Risk file remediation, problem analysis and resolution, materials science, design of experiments, understanding of Biological product and use) Completely proficient in relevant products or process development processes.
  • Successful track record of managing wide-ranging activities within the business unit. Demonstrates leadership skills along. Recognized as a technical expert by peers and other personnel within the business unit.
  • Extensive cross-functional team experience, including technical and non-technical work.
  • Ability to organize and present technical and project mgt.
  • overviews without assistance.


Education and Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering and 8-10 years of experience
  • Demonstrated success in delivering results on several technical challenges.

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, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.


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