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R&D Project Manager - LSI

Req #: JR - 126955 Location: Plymouth, Minnesota, United States Job Category: Research and Development Date posted: 02/13/2024

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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R&D Project Manager - LSI

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

Your Team:

The Renal Lead System Integrator (LSI) team is a part of the R&D organization that supports the Renal Care business unit. Within the team we provide project management activities in all product phases, innovation initiatives, new product development and improvement programs for existing therapy systems. This collaborative role gives you the direct opportunity to define solutions to new products and services to patients and continue Baxter’s mission to save and sustain lives.


Baxter is a global company with R&D sites at multiple locations in the world; competences and capabilities are spread over the different R&D sites, and you will commonly collaborate with colleagues across several of these R&D sites. Work assignments within the team are highly variable and we can promise you a work environment with exciting project management challenges and variability in your day-to-day activities.

Your Role:

Project Manager role leads R&D project teams with their Project Management and Technical Leadership skills.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Lead research and development (R&D) project management work and research for medical devices and regulated healthcare products

  • Owner of R&D program schedule creation, tracking, and execution. Responsible for delivering an integrated product with detailed plans from primary iteration to successful system verification completion

  • Participates as a member of cross functional teams and/or integrates cross functional inputs into project delivery

  • Ensures identification and communication of project risks, development of risk plan and proactive management of risk response strategies

  • Demonstrates understanding of and adherence to FDA, ISO and IEC design control procedures, regulations, and standards

  • Prepares project reports, analyses and delivers presentations to R&D leadership

  • Leads scheduled meetings in R&D, develops and manages agenda, creates minutes, and follows up action items throughout the integration steps

  • Establish project communication channel. E.g., Teams group, Status meeting, Escalation matrix, etc. 

  • Facilitate/organize project design reviews and change control meetings 

  • Anticipates potential conflict situations for proactive solutions and manages conflict situations to result in win-win outcomes

What You Need:

  • Ability to manage cross-functional teams simultaneously in a matrix environment

  • Detailed understanding of project management tools, principles and methodologies

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in written and verbal form

  • Demonstrated ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on technical inputs from multiple and varied functions (Marketing, Quality, Regulatory, etc.).

  • Ability to think critically and decompose complex problems into actionable task lists

  • Understanding of design requirements for development, validation, and verification of medical products

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or equivalent field

  • 7+ years of R&D experience; 5+ years project management experience

  • Experience in medical device industry required

Baxter is committed to supporting the needs for flexibility in the workplace. We do so through our flexible workplace policy which includes a minimum of 3 days a week onsite. This policy provides the benefits of connecting and collaborating in-person in support of our Mission.

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. The estimated base salary for this position is $112,000 to $154,000 annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary range for the position. We may pay more or less than of the anticipated range based upon market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay is based on upon location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors. For questions about this, our pay philosophy, and available benefits, please speak to the recruiter if you decide to apply and are selected for an interview.

Join us as we revolutionize the treatment landscape and help improve patient lives worldwide.

Baxter plans to spin off our ~$5B Kidney Care segment into an independent, publicly traded company. The new standalone entity will leverage 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. With its own investment priorities and enhanced management focus, the company will be better positioned to pursue growth opportunities and invest in innovation. We will build on our leadership in the kidney care space, fueled by our steadfast focus on innovation, our passion for patients and their families and our expertise in operational excellence.

This is where you can make an impact.

The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

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 globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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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.

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.

Reagan

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.

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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