Electrical Engineer (Entry Level)

at Baxter Healthcare Corporation in Mountain Home, Arkansas, United States

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.

The Electrical Engineer is a hands-on oriented engineer responsible for designing and troubleshooting electrical systems of industrial automation with experience troubleshooting and debugging processing equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned):
Develops User Requirement Specifications, Technical Specification and Design Specifications for new automated processing equipment or upgrades to existing equipment such as robotic assembly, convey systems, resin blenders, pelletizers, sheeting extruders, and tubing extruders, and injection molding equipment,
Performs process reviews and prepares technical reports detailing equipment operation, best practices and recommended changes.
Prepares documentation in support of capital projects and manage capital projects up to approximately $1MM in size. Monitors and reports project costs including capital and cross-functional expenses. Estimates cost affected by design and/or policy changes.
Leads small project teams as needed to accomplish project objectives.
Manages multiple projects at the same time while coordinating efforts with management, engineering, and factory personnel to meet completion dates and minimize production down time
Supports testing and validation of manufacturing system from concept thru production
Provides on-going support of continuous improvement efforts to support yearly value improvement opportunities
Interfaces with different functional groups and producing appropriate documentation in support of projects
Works closely with product development leaders, suppliers and manufacturing to ensure meeting of customer needs and requirements

Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Qualifications):
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Creative, highly motivated, dependable professional with a positive attitude and enthusiasm for engineering and technology
Requires little direction, gives guidance to others, works on technical projects, and has advanced knowledge within area of functional responsibility.
Proficient written and verbal communication skills including Microsoft Office

Preferred skills:
Proficient with PLC programming and control systems design (Examples: Siemens, Allen Bradley, Contron Technology Inc (CTI), Automation Direct, Profibus, and Device Net, ) developing standard modules and extensive custom code. Good understanding of PID control systems.

Physical / Safety Requirements
Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends
Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office equipment is required
Position requires standing and walking for extended periods of time
Requires lifting up to 50 lbs.


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Job Posting: 3205566

Posted On: Jan 16, 2022

Updated On: Feb 15, 2022