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
This is where your work saves lives
As part of an R&D project team, the Principal Engineer Systems/V&V provides technical contributions to the system design and Verification/Validation of a complex medical device from concept through commercialization and through the full life cycle of the product. A principal engineer focuses on understanding/defining the customer needs; creates product functional/performance requirements and architecture necessary to meet those needs; evaluates constraints and makes trade off decisions; creates system design requirements and contributes to the development of the module level design requirements; contributes to the product safety and security risk management activities including DFMEA’s; contributes to the identification of technical risks and mitigations, develops the verification and validation plans, protocols, scripts, execution, regression, and reports.
The principal engineer works in close collaboration with the Lead engineer, project manager, and other functional team members to ensure the project/product success. The principal engineer provides guidance to other engineers on technical issues, engages in design reviews and help resolves complex problems. This Principal engineer will be at the forefront of driving systems engineering methodology and V&V, best practices, and continuous improvement in R&D processes and projects. This position will include using model based design for systems engineering, Mathworks-Matlab, Simulink, System Composer, and DOORS/Polarion.
What you’ll be doing
Identify technical problems, provides innovative, creative solutions; shares technical knowledge with team.
Incorporate business, market, industry and competitive knowledge into technical solutions that can be readily adapted to changes in technology and/or clinical use.
Generate alternatives and takes reasonable risks while solving technical problems.
Complete detailed, high quality technical documentation to capture and communicate designs.
Seek knowledge of the business, market, industry and competitive environment.
Use existing tools and best practices to report and track product and process metrics.
Challenge project teams and established work processes and proactively finds creative methods to reach desired performance levels
Inform others proactively about developments or issues that affect their work, and their ability to meet commitments.
Primary focus of role will be in Systems and V&V Engineering for Sustaining legacy product portfolio and/or new product development responsible for all systems and/or V&V engineering deliverables.
Other duties may be assigned.
What you’ll bring
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related fields
5+ years of experience
Ability to generate alternative solutions to problems or processes.
Strong Interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment
Ability to adapt to Change
Excellent judgment in selection methods and techniques to acquire results.
Deep knowledge of Medical Device Regulations and Standards including design control and risk management is preferred
Proficient in systems engineering tools such as DOORS, Polarion, Mathworks- Matlab, Simulink, and System Composer
Knowledge of different subject areas making up sophisticated systems electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, software, materials, and/or wireless connectivity
Strong technical writing skills,
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 $68,000 to $156,000 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. This position may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses. 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.
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