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Senior Test Engineer

Req #: JR - 031135 Location Brooklyn Park, Minnesota Job Category: Engineering Date Posted: 12/04/2020

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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 Sarah – (center) with members of the Baxter Engineering team who initiated a corporate partnership with Society of Women Engineers.

“Initially I thought I would go to medical school and become a doctor, but I remember calling my mom sophomore year in college and saying ‘I’m going to miss my math.’ I realized at that moment that I preferred to be behind the scenes helping patients by making products that will save them..”

Meet Anwesha – recently promoted to Manager, she leads a team of software engineers for our Medication Delivery business.

“I grew up in a small coastal town in India called Bhubaneswar, where we have our own traditions and culture. I think this has helped me grow personally and professionally. Working with a global team at Baxter, my background helps me to be open, appreciate and relate to people from all different places.”

Meet Sam – he has been with Baxter for over 15 years, working as an engineering technologist in Round Lake, IL, US.

“I have a wonderful team. They have been flexible and open to the differences in communication methods and work style necessary for me to excel. If I didn’t have that support, I wouldn’t be where I am now and I wouldn’t have been able to advance within the company. I’m proud to work at Baxter.”

Meet Erika – she has been an engineer in Round Lake, IL, US for over four years, promoted to Senior Principal Engineer in 2019.

“My involvement with National Society of Black Engineers outside of work has afforded me the opportunity to manage Baxter’s external partnership with the organization, exposing us to networking and talent that can help drive diversity and innovation, and providing opportunities for more community engagement and involvement, which I know a lot of my colleagues like.”

Senior Test Engineer

Req # JR - 031135 Location Brooklyn Park, Minnesota Job Category Engineering Date posted 12/04/2020

Are you looking for a career that matters?

We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We’re looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.

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As a member of the Acute Therapies hardware engineering team, the candidate will be responsible for supporting product verification test activities on electrical and mechanical medical device components. Verification test expertise will be applied to all levels of product development from prototypes to system level. This will include developing and validating test methods and creating associated documentation. The Test Engineer will interface and support different groups including research and development, quality, and manufacturing.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and execute verification test protocols, test cases and reports for requirement verification.
  • Drive quality into product development through analysis, test and timely feedback of test results to the cross functional team.
  • Design test cases to include test methodology, test setups, materials, equipment, test procedure, and requirement acceptance criteria.
  • Functional testing of mechanical assemblies and PCBAs.
  • Document, manage and maintain test records consistent with formal verification processes and Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Create and validate test fixtures and test systems needed for product design verification.
  • Review and analyze requirements as part of test protocol development.
  • Support hardware team in product development, concept feasibility and change activities by collecting and providing test data.
  • Communicate with third-party test vendors.
  • With guidance perform failure mode analysis and root cause investigations and contribute to developing solutions.
  • Review, understand and characterize electrical and mechanical designs in order to develop test methods and ensure coverage of requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 3+ years experience in test engineering, medical field preferred.
  • Ability to Troubleshoot and be resourceful - can leverage own expertise and input from others to identify and resolve critical issues.
  • Ability to read, understand and analyze electrical schematics and mechanical drawings.
  • Experience using electrical and mechanical lab equipment such as an oscilloscope, DMM, power supply, force gauge and caliper.
  • Takes a hands-on approach to testing, fault diagnosis and isolation.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and other office productivity tools.
  • Clear and effective communication (written and oral) and presentation skills.

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