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Principal Engineer - Global Technical Services

Company: BAXTER
Location: Evanston
Posted on: July 29, 2022

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. -About Baxter Global Technical Services - Baxter Services strives to deliver an unsurpassed/value-driven experience that makes Baxter an essential service solutions provider for our customers. Every day we are focused on providing quality service that enables our customers to focus on what matters most: patient care. - We're early in our journey to become an integral part of Baxter's commercial strategy. This exciting new role is part of our evolution to become more commercially focused, by increasing brand loyalty/ overall value while continuing to meet ongoing customer needs. Joining Baxter Services will give you an opportunity to become a part of, and be a key influencer for, this strategic growth opportunity for the company while also supporting our mission to save & sustain lives.Position Summary: - Applies engineering principles, problem-solving methodologies, and a collaborative attitude to develop, implement, transfer, sustain, and improve interconnected medical device systems and the associated Technical Service strategies, processes, and offerings. - Represents Technical Service on new product development, design transfer, and sustaining engineering core teams. - Located in Northern Illinois (either Round Lake or Deerfield), but works closely with geographically dispersed teams and operations.Critical Responsibilities: - Represents Technical Service on new product development and/or lifecycle management teams. - Creates, reviews and approves service deliverables throughout the product lifecycle for medical device products/systems. - Works closely with cross-functional team members to develop and launch medical device products/systems that enable a service strategy and associated service offerings. Drives and champions Design for Serviceability (DFS) and Design for Service Revenue within product core teams. - Analyzes product/system and operational metrics and data to identify opportunities for improvement and creates robust business cases to pursue them. - Identifies and solves complex problems without assistance. Example projects include the development of new or improved processes, tools, techniques and procedures. - Creates global service plans for new product platform releases. Leads plan implementation for service training, test equipment and tool installation and validation, spare parts, and service manuals/instructions. - Works closely with Marketing, Manufacturing, Sales, Quality, R&D, and Global Service Operations to achieve product line objectives. - Independently plans, schedules, and leads cross-functional teams in detailed phases of the engineering work in a project. - May supervise/coordinate Engineers or Technicians on assigned work or projects.Key Qualifications: - Well versed in core engineering disciplines (e.g. mechanical, electrical, software, systems engineering), design control methodologies, and configuration management principles. - Firm understanding of GMP and quality system requirements. - Able to work independently, collaborate with multiple stakeholders, and effectively manage several priorities. - Able to communicate clearly, tactfully, and effectively to all levels in the organization, including senior management. - Able to effectively operate in and facilitate cross-functional teams with minimal guidance. - Able to provide solutions that reflect understanding of business objectives and cost implications. - Able and willing to travel both domestically and internationally (10-20%).Education and/or Experience: - B.S. in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or Systems preferred, Manufacturing/Industrial considered) and 5 - 8 years related experience. Advanced degree (M.S. or MBA) a plus. - Medical device or other regulated industry experience strongly preferred. - Experience with digital products and IT/connectivity expertise strongly preferred. ITIL certification is a plus. - Demonstrated process optimization and analytical skills (e.g. Lean Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping) is a plus.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 OpportunityBaxter 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. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Reasonable AccommodationsBaxter 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 here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.Recruitment Fraud NoticeBaxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our . 066498

Keywords: BAXTER, Evanston , Principal Engineer - Global Technical Services, IT / Software / Systems , Evanston, Illinois

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