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Facility Engineer I

Req #: JR - 055333 Location Cleveland, Mississippi, United States Job Category: Engineering Date Posted: 08/11/2022

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Being an Engineer at Baxter means you play a critical role in helping us achieve our mission to save and sustain lives. From innovative product design through to production and patient delivery, our Engineers are key to delivering results for our customers and patients worldwide.

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Facility Engineer I

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. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The engineer must manage/implement projects related to plant facilities/utilities including but not limited to energy conservation, electricity, HVAC, process compressed air, steam, potable water, chilled water, pest control, and water for injection (WFI).   This role also must ensure that these utilities are operating at the most cost-efficient level. Furthermore, this position must ensure all projects/areas of responsibility comply with local and Corporate specifications.  This position will report to the Facility Engineering Manager.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Develop and maintain project schedules
  • Utilize the Building Management System (BMS) to track the plant environmental conditions
  • Provide trend reports generated from monitoring systems such as BMS
  • Implement improvement projects for utilities and the facility
  • Lead project teams and personnel as needed to accomplish project/area objectives
  • Manage capital projects (develop and maintain schedule as well as estimate and hold to budget)
  • Suggest and develop energy saving ideas and facility improvements
  • Interpret, modify, and improve building prints and utility drawings
  • Utilize business systems such as work order system, change control, validations, and corrective/preventive actions
  • Utilize cause mapping techniques for problem solving
  • Program utility controls/monitoring systems using industrial processor (Allen-Bradley) and Scada systems
  • Facilitate appropriate maintenance training for facility employees including but not limited to safety, cGMPs, job
  • skills, JIB’s, etc.
  • Assure work orders and PM’s are performed in an efficient manner and reported as required
  • Analyze, propose, and correct longer-term solutions to existing and repeating problems
  • Inspect, monitor, assess and assure the facility and equipment remains cGMP compliant and in a constant state of audit readiness
  • Assist in the procurement and installation of new equipment
  • Support all environmental, health and safety programs, as well as all other plant activities
  • Support all plant activities, i.e. VIP, TPM, 6-S, energy teams, plant growth and development

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering Required (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical degrees are preferred)
  • 1+ years Engineering experience preferred.  FDA manufacturing preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to interface well with personnel of all levels
  • Must be able to work and facilitate a team-oriented environment
  • Must possess problem solving skills utilizing cause mapping
  • Must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Must have demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing setting and prioritize responsibilities
  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret scientific and statistical data
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Office applications
  • Lean Manufacturing and 6s experience are preferred
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in controlled environment requiring special gowning.  Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet, and body
  • May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed
  • Must be able to work overtime as required
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to bend/stoop
  • Ability to reach above the shoulder
  • Ability to maneuver around tight spaces
  • Ability to sit, stand and/or walk for long periods of time
  • Working knowledge of facility utilities such as steam, potable water, chilled water, cooling water, HVAC, and compressed gases is preferred
  • Working knowledge of energy conservation is preferred

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.

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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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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 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.”

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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.”

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