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Principal Engineer HW (Electronic Designer)

Req #: JR - 119710 Location: Medolla, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Job Category: Research and Development Date posted: 03/19/2024

Overview

This is where new knowledge is discovered. Baxter’s Research and Development teams work cross functionally to innovate, develop and introduce creative solutions for patients needs globally. From Scientists to Engineers, your work creates the products that save and sustain lives

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Principal Engineer HW (Electronic Designer)

Vantive: A New Company Built On Our Legacy

Baxter is on a journey to separate our ~$5B Kidney Care segment into a standalone company. Vantive* will build on our nearly 70-year legacy in acute therapies and home and in-center dialysis to provide best-in-class care to the people we serve. We believe Vantive will not only build our leadership in the kidney care space, it will also offer meaningful work to those who join us.

At Vantive, you will become part of a community of people who are focused, courageous and don’t settle for the mediocre. Each of us are driven to help improve patients’ lives worldwide. Join us as we revolutionize kidney care and other vital organ support.

*Completion of the proposed separation of Kidney Care from Baxter into a standalone company (to be named Vantive) remains subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions.

Summary

Working as HW Principal Engineer (Electronic Designer) you'll ​contribute to the design, development and testing of electromechanical components.

#Thisiswhere you can support our R&D activities with your technical knowledge!

What you'll be doing

  • 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.
  • Utilize engineering tools and techniques to solve straightforward problems (e.g., Electronic CAD for PCB schematics and related simulation tools, Cabling design tools, Automation control with PLC integration, FMEA, Reliability analysis).
  • Lead small project teams as needed to accomplish project objectives.
  • Develop and maintain electrical/electromechanical component specification with definition of all functional requirements, including reliability, manufacturability, cost analysis, machine system integration and related serviceability.
  • Develop, document, and maintain component detailed design, with direct responsibility for design documents execution and BOM management; these technical activities can be executed in cooperation with external partners, suppliers, and other diverse technical teams.
  • Execute documental activities in change management process in alignment with design control process and procedures.
  • Contribute and provide technical support in testing activities, defining component test methods, and practically executing testing activities in mechanical laboratory, when needed.
  • Provide supervision to technicians.

What you'll bring

  • BS in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (or equivalent in a technical/scientific field) and 3-5 years related experience
  • Solid technical understanding of engineering principles and practices applied in Electrics, Electronics, and Electromechanics, preferably including knowledge of EMC principles
  • Experience with PLC-controlled systems and industrial electrical panel development is appreciated
  • Experience in cross-functional and cross-sites global/international teams, with solid teamwork approach, problem solving attitude and ability to organize and prioritize tasks
  • Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent knowledge English both verbally and in writing

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Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

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Reagan

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Karthik

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter

Amitha

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference.

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world.

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter

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