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Principal Engineer, Electrical - Respiratory Health

Req #: JR - 085134 Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 11/14/2022

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Principal Engineer, Electrical - Respiratory Health

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 Role at Baxter:

Baxter’s Respiratory Health business unit products expand therapies to better help patients and

physicians to manage chronic or acute respiratory and cardiac diseases (COPD, CHF, etc.).  The earlier the treatment for these patients – the better the quality of life.  The $150M business portfolio includes products for airway clearance and ventilation.   

The role of Principal Electrical Engineer is to lead the development of creative solutions to challenging problems related to sustenance engineering of Respiratory health products.

You will possess strong technical capabilities, an excitement and energy for product development, and a passion for their work and the impact it has on saving and sustaining the lives of patients.

This position is based out of Bangalore and reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager for Respiratory Health division of Front Line Care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Defines design requirements and hardware specifications based on customer or user requirements.
  • Contributes to the development and documentation of electronic system architectures.
  • Lead the creation of designs of analog and digital electronic circuit schematics for microcontroller based systems, meeting performance objectives.
  • Analyzes circuits using calculation and simulation methods to assess performance limits, effects of environmental and load stresses, and timing interfaces to ensure consistent performance in safety critical applications.
  • Good knowledge on Power Integrity, Power Sequencing, LTSpice, Pspice.
  • Completes deliverables related to design of systems and sub-systems of the overall electrical architecture.
  • Must have strong experience in designing product with multiple power sources like AC/DC, DC/DC, Lithium Ion Battery Pack, AA Battery.
  • Develops, modifies, and approves electrical design documentation, specifications, and drawings.
  • Supervises/coordinates an engineer and/or technician on assigned work
  • Defines appropriate test methods to verify designs meet their performance requirements.
  • Directs the layout of circuit assemblies to meet emissions and immunity performance requirements and design for manufacturability guidelines.
  • Transitions products to manufacturing and ensures robust products and manufacturing processes.
  • Develops and maintains an effective and corroborative working relationship with internal and external development partners.
  • Resolves competing constraints between interrelated functions (engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, regulatory, marketing, etc.) required to deliver the product to market.
  • Executes protocols and testing required to validate the safety and effectiveness of the design(s).
  • Leads the troubleshooting and problem-solving efforts related to electrical aspects of devices/ subsystems.
  • Creates and communicates design/test plans, tasks, deliverables and status. Manages time and resources to meet committed schedule milestones.
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective / Preventive action as needed.

Your Team:

You will be reporting to Electrical Engineering Manager for Respiratory Health. This position does not have any direct reports. You will need to work collaboratively with R&D and cross functions.  

Your Location:

The role is located in the BRD facility in Bangalore India. 

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical / Electronics Engineering.
  • 10 to 15  years of experience in Design and Development of hardware Systems/ subsystems.
  • A demonstrated track record in electromechanical hardware development, preferably medical devices or other highly regulated products. 
  • Knowledge and experience in digital and analog design.
  • Must have strong experience in designing product with multiple power sources like AC/DC, DC/DC, Lithium Ion Battery Pack, AA Battery.
  • Experience testing electronic devices to meet immunity and emissions requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience using CAD systems for printed circuit board schematic design and layout (Altium Designer, preferred) and data acquisition software (LabVIEW).
  • Knowledge of standards such as IEC 60601, IEC 61010, UL, ANSI and ASTM
  • Understanding of and adherence to FDA, ISO and IEC design control procedures, regulations and standards.
  • Proven experience in delivering healthcare devices to meet IEC basic safety, EMI-EMC standards and working closely with the regulatory bodies and affiliated labs
  • Leads the regulatory responses and audits (internal and external) from the front.
  • Adheres to Baxter Quality Management system & front ends the quality audits.
  • Mentor peers / Engineers in the stream of their expertise and on the processes.
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective / Preventive action as needed.
  • Demonstrated experience in accomplishing objectives. Able to deliver on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills.

Reasonable Accommodations

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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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