**Are you looking for a career that matters?**

We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We’re looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.

**About Baxter’s Cleveland, MS Facility:**

Cleveland’s technology and automation is cutting edge. It is the U.S. sole source for plastic pour bottles, glass IV bottles, and various reconstitution devices. This facility produces a number of major product lines with a diverse array of automated manufacturing technologies ranging from bottle solution filling, injection molding, tubing extrusion, and device assembly. Our Cleveland plant has been an integral part of Baxter for over 60 years. The work is challenging and rewarding, as Baxter offers competitive compensation and benefits. Baxter encourages and values every employee and believes that all can make a contribution to advancing healthcare for patients; work to be proud of.

**About the Position:**

This position is a key role in the Advanced Surgery Operations. Primary focus will be on implementing a new production line and then continuous improvement, new business, and capacity expansion projects. Additional focus will also be on manufacturing equipment reliability and process support work within the Advanced Surgery Operations. Cross-functional project management will be involved in this role as well.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Design/modify precision assembly and/or Manufacturing equipment.

+ Manage multiple projects with minimal supervision.

+ Prepare estimates for various tasks and projects.

+ Manage capital projects both directly and through coordinating engineers.

+ Drive Continuous Improvement Activities.

+ Interface with plant and corporate groups as well as contractors and vendors.

+ Manage start-up, debug, and commission of new manufacturing processes.

+ Equipment life cycle management including: upgrades, replacement, and decommissioning

+ Product life cycle management including: product design changes, material changes, Supplier Notice of Change (SNC) assessments, specification changes, etc.

+ Provide technical support/troubleshooting to all plant departments.

+ Demonstrate proactive communication and problem solving.

+ Responsible for supporting and achieving Value Improvement Projects (VIP’s).

+ Responsible for adhering to FDA Design Control standards at all times.

+ Responsible for adhering to and maintaining all department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), forms, and log books

**Qualifications**

+ Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering Required (Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or Computer degrees may be reviewed with relative work experience)

+ 3 – 5 years Engineering / Manufacturing experience. FDA manufacturing preferred

+ Experience with automation controls, automated assembly, and control systems is required.

+ Programming/troubleshooting of PLC’s, HMI’s, servo’s, and vision inspection systems is preferred.

+ Six Sigma Master Black Belt Certification or industry standard equivalent is preferred.

+ Project Management skills and experience are a plus.

+ Lean Manufacturing skills and experience are a plus.

+ Demonstrate application of engineering principles on project work.

+ Strong communication skills, both written and spoken.

+ Must be able to interact with all levels of employees and functions such as quality, validation, manufacturing, purchasing, maintenance, etc.

+ Must be able to meet cleanroom Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) for areas of manufacturing where work needs to be performed

**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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**Reasonable Accommodations**

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Our products and therapies touch the lives of millions of people around the world every day, which is why we are focused on transformative innovations that bring smarter, more personalized care to all of us. For 87 years and counting, we have been at the critical intersection where the ideas that save and sustain lives meet the providers who make it all happen. And now, we are determined to realize our boldest opportunities to transform global healthcare for years to come.

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