Full Job Description
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.
The Quality Operations Senior Principal Engineering role will have responsibility for supporting and owning portions of the global quality system documents in Production & Process Control with a focus on validation elements and linkages to design and manufacturing transfers. The candidate will have a lead role for the coordination and execution of quality strategy programs with the primary focus of supporting manufacturing operations implementation of targeted global quality initiatives (e.g. Release and Controls Optimization, Visual Inspection, Defect Classification, Continued Process Verification). We are looking for a practical, results-oriented team player that can apply structured problem-solving techniques to identify and apply best practices across our manufacturing plants.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Lead cross-functional project teams through the planning, execution, and planning of process improvement projects. Define scope of work; manage a variety of complex issues in associated projects, plans and schedules.
Lead and execute projects supporting manufacturing continuous improvement initiatives for solution container and disposable products. Includes technical problem solving and product/manufacturing process characterization with a cross-functional team.
Utilize engineering tools (e.g. DMAIC, FMEA, Design of Experiments, Statistical Analysis, etc.) to address product continuous improvement initiatives related to manufacturing processes at domestic and global locations.
Provide Manufacturing Engineering support, including process improvements, material, design, and product/process changes, design verification, and manufacturing trials.
Review and analyze proposals to determine benefit/cost. Prepare project cost estimates. Monitor project expenditures and cost tracking.
Ability to apply statistical and engineering techniques to solve complex problems.
Skills and aptitude to support troubleshooting of equipment and manufacturing processes; Green or Black belt preferred.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to effectively operate within, facilitate, and lead cross functional teams.
Ability to present and communicate results and recommendations to project teams and decision makers.
Ability to balance theoretical knowledge with empirical results.
Knowledge of and/or experience in a strictly regulated industry.
Successful track record of managing wide-ranging activities within and across business units.
Demonstrated effective management skills.
Education and Experience
Engineering Degree, B.S. and 7+ years related experience, or M.S. and 5+ years related experience.
Experience with product design support (NPD and sustaining), manufacturing process validation, and risk management.
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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