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Engineer I, Maintenance (2nd Shift) - Irvine, CA

Req #: JR - 032132 Location Irvine, California Job Category: Engineering Date Posted: 01/21/2021

Overview

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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    Full Time


  • Job Level:
    Mid-Level

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What makes a successful Engineer at Baxter? Take a look at some of the top traits we’re looking for and see if you’re a fit.

  • Problem Solver
  • Analytical Thinker
  • Data Driven
  • Solution Focused & Results Oriented
  • Collaborative
  • Innovative

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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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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.”

Engineer I, Maintenance (2nd Shift) - Irvine, CA

Req # JR - 032132 Location Irvine, California Job Category Engineering Date posted 01/21/2021

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. 

Summary

This role provides technical assistance in installation validation and startup of facilities/production equipment modifications and capital projects. As well this role develops execute preventive maintenance procedures to reduce equipment failures and ensures any preventative maintenance (PM) activities assigned to them are completed by the original due date or extended if that date cannot be achieved.  This is a 2nd shift role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide training support to the Maintenance group in regards to troubleshooting and new product/process or modification of an existing product/process
  • Provide Engineering support to the Manufacturing and Maintenance groups to troubleshoot, and improve/maximize the performance of equipment and processes
  • Electrical – Troubleshoots automation equipment through PLC (Allen Bradley and Siemens), Vision Systems (Cognex), servo, robotics (Densok), HMI/MMI, and related process control and automation systems
  • Develop and initiate advanced automated testing methodologies
  • Use a combination of testing methods including automated
  • Interface with developers in executing projects
  • Participate in designing and code reviews
  • Mechanical – troubleshoots mechanical equipment associated with automation and manufacturing processes
  • Manage projects from inception to completion and keep Engineering and Manufacturing Management informed of progress
  • Installs, validates and put into production equipment modifications and capital projects
  • Performs hardware/software modifications, and documents system functional specification updates while adhering to documentation and change control requirements
  • Electrical – prepare standard operating procedures for new and existing automation and process control equipment
  • Mechanical - prepare standard operating procedures for new and existing mechanical equipment related to automation
  • Manage the cost estimating of medium scoped process improvements and medium capital budget items as well as the spending of approved project funds

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required
  • 1 - 3 years working experience in the field of Automation and Equipment Engineering preferred

Qualifications

  • Automation experience with servo motors, pneumatics, robots, PLCs
  • Experience in the installation and qualification of new technology
  • Knowledge in local and international standards
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Proficient in automated equipment troubleshooting techniques and preventive maintenance methodology
  • Have good knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic and electrical systems and can read and understand mechanical blueprints and electronic schematics
  • Need to be have strong problem-solving & analytical skills, as well as good knowledge in Cpk & statistics
  • Possess good leadership/presentation/communication/team building skills
  • Be self-motivated, hands on and a good team player as well as, work under pressure
  • Have demonstrated ability to design and implement effective systems, processes and information/reporting mechanisms

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