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Principal Engineer - Digital Product Services (US Remote/Hybrid)

Req #: JR - 080465 Location Deerfield, Illinois, United States (Remote) Additional locations United States of America - Remote; Chicago, IL Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 11/09/2022

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 - Digital Product Services (US Remote/Hybrid)

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

This is where your work saves lives

The research we do and the products we develop improve outcomes for patients around the world. As a PrincipalEngineer Digital Product Services at Baxter, your work contributes directly to making a significant impact on others. Its challenging work—and you're not on your own. Our teams collaborate cross-functionally and lead by influence. Whether guiding a team through a project or leading direct reports, our team is responsible for influencing others to achieve results!

Your Team

Baxter's Global Technical Services team strives to deliver an unsurpassed/value-driven experience that makes Baxter a crucial service solutions provider for our customers. Every day we are passionate about providing quality service that enables our customers to focus on what matters most: patient care. We’re early in our journey to become an integral part of Baxter’s commercial strategy. This exciting new role is part of our evolution to become more commercially focused, by growing our brand loyalty and the organization’s overall value while continuing to meet ongoing customer needs. Joining Baxter Services will give you an opportunity to become a part of, and be a key influencer for, this strategic growth opportunity for the company while also supporting our mission to save & sustain lives!

What you'll be doing

  • Represents Technical Services during new product development and sustaining activities
  • Drives and champions Design for Serviceability (DFS) and Design for Service Revenue within product core teams
  • Builds, reviews, and approves service deliverables throughout the product lifecycle for medical device products/systems
  • Works closely with multi-functional team members to develop and launch products/systems that enable a service strategy and associated service offerings
  • Analyze product/system and operational metrics data to seek opportunities for improvement while crafting robust cases to pursue them
  • Develop global service plans for new product platform releases. Leads plan implementation for service training, test equipment, and tool installation/validation, spare parts, and service manuals/instructions
  • Partner closely with Marketing, Manufacturing, Sales, Quality, R&D, and Global Service Operations to achieve product line objectives
  • Independently plans, schedules, and leads teams in detailed phases of the engineering work in a project
  • May supervise/coordinate Engineers or Technicians on assigned work or projects

What you'll bring

  • B.S. in Engineering (Information Technology, Systems, Biomedical, and Electrical preferred, Manufacturing/Industrial and Mechanical considered) and 5 + years related experience. Advanced degree (M.S. or MBA) with 3+ years
  • Experience with digital products and IT/connectivity expertise strongly preferred. ITIL certification is a plus
  • Strong understanding of design control methodologies
  • Proven background in Information Technology standard methodologies (VMs, hubs, networking)
  • Firm grasp of GMP and quality system requirements. Medical device or other regulated industry experience strongly preferred
  • Validated process optimization and analytical skills (e.g. Lean Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping)
  • Proficient in core engineering disciplines, specifically software/systems engineering, configuration management, and information technology with the ability to understand other engineering focus areas (e.g. biomedical, mechanical, electrical)

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This position can be located remotely within the US, except for Colorado

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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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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