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
You are a problem solver. Complex projects or unexpected challenges are just opportunities to bring your considerable abilities to use. Whether working independently or with a trusted team, you are always ready to tackle a project and work hard to find solutions.
In a group environment, we design, develop, integrate, test, evaluate or improve integrated systems or related processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination. Our team works with commercial or industrial designers to refine product designs to decrease costs.
Our engineering team is dedicated to quality. Delivering life-saving products is about getting them right, and our technical expertise and experience working in a manufacturing environment empower us to meet that challenge.
What you’ll be doing
Find opportunities or implement changes to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, weld processes, quality control standards, or product design, powder coating, materials and parts. Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness. Recommend design modifications to eliminate inefficiencies within the weld process.
Solve new or existing product problems involving designs, materials, or processes. Evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and engineering drawings to formulate corrective action plan. Provide technical expertise or support related to manufacturing.
Determine root causes of failures using statistical methods and recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods. Confer with engineers or other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, or provide technical information.
Perform nonconforming material analysis and create NCM reports. Work with Quality Control on reducing the NCMRs.
Plan and establish sequence of operations to fabricate, weld, paint, plate parts or products and to achieve maximum efficiency and utilization.
Update and document job instructions, work instructions, and standard operating procedures. Ensure safety procedures are followed, work areas are clean and maintained, and the department is following regulatory compliance requirements.
What you’ll bring
Bachelor’s degree in engineering required; industrial or mechanical engineering preferred.
2+ years of job-related experience in manufacturing and weld engineering; FDA experience preferred. Experience with Lean Manufacturing preferred.
Knowledge of design techniques, weld tooling, and weld processes involved in the production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Ability to design and set up weld robot cells for maximum efficiency.
A strong mechanical and metallurgical background with a thorough knowledge of welding is preferred. (GMAW, GMAW-P, RSW, GTAW)
Experience in weld validations, weld processes and developing welding procedure specifications (WPS).
Proficient with Solid Edge or Solid Works or Auto-CAD programs.
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 $60,000 – $132,000 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, commission, and/or long-term incentive. 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) – Welding Engineering
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