Lead Robotic Engineering Technician

Posted 9 months ago

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.

Your role at Baxter:

As a member of the Weld and Fabrication team, you will lead robot automation across the welding and fabrication manufacturing areas with a specific focus on Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. In this position you will play a critical role in keeping the Weld and Fabrication teams current on the latest in automation technology. As a subject matter expert, you will often be relied on to mentor the team and provide valuable insights that help the plant stay ahead of the curve with the latest automated manufacturing technology.

Your team:

In Batesville, our Engineering Technicians are driven by challenge and the opportunity to see and do something new. We are always ready to tackle a project and work hard to solve problems. Committed to those around us, we rely on team members and trust them to deliver on the tasks at hand leveraging the technical expertise that they have.

The manufacturing environment that our Engineering Technicians collaborate in is a 24/7 operation, but we find ways to balance work and life through good communication and trust with others. There are a lot of industries that we could be working in but Baxter’s mission to save and sustain lives is inspiring and motivating to us. We value opportunities to lead or coach others but also enjoy moving laterally to learn new things and advance our own subject matter expertise. This team specifically focuses on continuous improvement efforts in automation growth for our welding and fabrication areas.

To do our work well requires the efforts of many individuals who all bring their technical expertise and experience to solve problems in a collaborative way. We provide opportunities for you to continue to learn through various trainings, conferences, certifications, and support for advanced degrees.

What you’ll be doing:

Manage integration activities including designing and setting up robots to interact with press or weld fixtures. Ensure the safety of our operators and programmers when robots are integrated into their processes. Provide a safe work environment.
Develop and maintain cost effective automated manufacturing processes. Program multiple robotic arm cells with rotating fixtures.
Manage the implementation of process changes, including programming for all the automated weld cells, due to engineering changes and new product instructions.
Technical advisor for the robot programmer team.
Proficient at understanding weld defects and discontinuities, per American Welding Society standards, to ensure Weld quality.
Troubleshoot and remedy weld defects, wire feeders, weld power sources, welding torches, etc.
Develop best practices for robot programming standards.
Integrate fabrication machinery and robotics.
Validate robotic processes and products.

What you’ll bring:

HS Diploma or GED.
Technical certification in Robotic Programming or minimum of 2 years equivalent experience. Yaskawa training certificate strongly preferred.
Advance robotic programming skill level.
Experience with palletizing strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of weld processes.
Integration experience.

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 employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. The estimated base salary for this position is $41,000 – $120,000 annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary range for the position. We may pay more or less than of the anticipated range based upon market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay is based on upon location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors. For questions about this, our pay philosophy, and available benefits, please speak to the recruiter if you decide to apply and are selected for an interview.

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.
Bachelor’s Degree (±16 years)

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Lead Robotic Engineering Technician at Baxter

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