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Process Engineer (12 month FTC)

Req #: JR - 047459 Location St Albans, England, United Kingdom Job Category: Engineering Date Posted: 09/14/2021

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Process Engineer (12 month FTC)

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

The role of a Process Engineer within the Engineering department is to provide technical support to product manufacturing in Elstree. This will include but not be limited to troubleshooting, root cause analysis, execution of validation and continuous improvement projects.

A process engineer should use a variety of skills including technical engineering analysis, DOE and other statistical methods to execute these job duties. In addition to Process Engineering, this role will provide support to the facilities department in the form of equipment qualification, installation as well as administering the facilities calibrations and maintenance program. The role will be working Monday to Friday, 7:30 - 16:00

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) activities and goals by executing improvement activities and identifying risk areas.
  • Responsible for any aspect of process engineering post development, including cost control, make vs buy analysis, performance optimisation and quality improvement. Perform return on investment (ROI) calculations for potential projects.
  • Lead and determine root cause of non-conformance investigations pertaining to product process. Own CAPA activities as necessary to improve key performance indicators.
  • Manage the maintenance and calibration process and compliance for the Facilities team.
  • Prepare and execute validations to qualify new processes, equipment, or process improvements at Elstree site.
  • Design and execute experimental trials to support production and development activities.
  • Lead training activities for the introduction of new equipment and procedures within the manufacturing facility.
  • Identify and execute continuous improvements to the manufacturing process for improvements in cost, productivity or quality.
  • Provide technical support to the facilities department for design, qualification and continuous improvement for facilities critical equipment. This may include developing training materials or maintenance procedures
  • Expected to understand current validations and carry out actions to maintain continuous validation for onsite processes.
  • Provide support to Facilities engineers for administrative and systems updates.
  • Manage the maintenance and calibration process and compliance for the Facilities team.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Medical Device or pharmaceutical manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment is required to be successful
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and cooperate across job functions with other departments.
  • Lean Manufacturing Experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must for this job role.
  • BEng degree required.

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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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