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General Engineer

BAXTER

This is a Full-time position in Hickory, NC posted January 25, 2023.

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. 

Position Summary

North Cove is embarking on a fully dedicated automation journey creating a dedicated team for this program. The incumbent is responsible for designing, developing, implementing projects and technologies part of the Automation Roadmap. In addition to providing technical support and service to these areas, the incumbent may also perform the following functions: supervising, requisitioning, defining, initiating, specifying, documenting and training.

Job Responsibilities
Act independently with minimal supervision to conduct approved projects part of the Automation Roadmap. Expected to make suggestion on improvements based on technical knowledge.
Able to prepare all the documentation needed for the CER submission (FEL, project charter, RACI matrix, PDRI, project presentation).
Able to contribute to cost estimating of major capital budget items and the spending of approved project funds along with the spending phasing during the project.
Able to deal with suppliers challenging them on timelines and technical aspects focused on filling technologies and pouching technics.
Able to plan activities and tasks as a part of the project management using dedicated management tools like MS Project, Project Libre or Excel.
Contribute to the planning and execution of components of the development process, which apply to product revision or enhancement or a defined piece of a larger project.
Utilize engineering tools to analyze solutions and proof of concept (using AutoCad, Inventor and other tools).
Investigate and analyze customer service problems and design improvement suggestions. Recommend design improvements.
Sustain a clean and safe work area using 6S principles.
Learn, understand and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities
Knowledge of the basic principles in various engineering disciplines.
Knowledge in project management/Certification in PMP preferred.
Must have initial training in concepts of “Six Sigma” quality techniques.
Must know how to effectively run projects, coordinate contractors, and direct the activities of a technician.
Ability to work as a collaborative team member with a proactive attitude.
Ability to solve equipment problems with minimal to no assistance.
Understand verbal and written safety and quality instructions and read and comprehend written work instructions including words and drawings.
Must have basic English written and oral communication skills adequate to communicate with other team members.

Background and/or Experience
BS in Engineering required (Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering preferred).
3 or more years of experience in a similar role. 
Experience in a regulated industry is a plus.

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has a salary range of $80,000 to $120,000 and also includes an annual incentive bonus. The above range represents the expected salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location.

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.
                                                                                                                                                               
EEO is the Law 
EEO is the law – Poster Supplement 
Pay Transparency Policy

Reasonable Accommodations
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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