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Engineering Technologist

Company: Baxter
Location: Auburn
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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 Engineering Technologists II will focus on the implementation and adaptation of existing technologies of automation and associated processes in a manufacturing environment. This position will be responsible for supporting plant operations during day shift hours Monday through Friday. The successful candidate must be a self-starter with strong hands-on troubleshooting experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Provides Engineering support to the Manufacturing groups to troubleshoot and improve/maximize the performance of equipment and processes.
  • Electrical ? Troubleshoots automation equipment through PLC, servo, robotics, HMI/MMI, and related process control and automation systems.
  • Mechanical ? Troubleshoots mechanical equipment associated with automation and manufacturing processes.
  • Manages medium scope projects from inception to completion. Keeps Engineering and Manufacturing Management informed of progress.
  • Installs, validates and put into production equipment modifications and capital projects.
  • Performs hardware/software modifications, and documents system functional specification updates while adhering to documentation and change control requirements.
  • Electrical - Prepares standard operating procedures for new and existing automation and process control equipment.
  • Mechanical - Prepares standard operating procedures for new and existing mechanical equipment related to automation.
  • Manages the cost estimating of medium scoped process improvements and medium capital budget items as well as the spending of approved project funds.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in an environment without daylight/windows.
  • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder to access machinery.
  • Lifting and/or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move in excess of 50 pounds using lifting aids, techniques, or appropriate assistance.
  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends.
  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate equipment is required.
  • Requires standing, walking, bending, pulling, pushing, climbing and crawling.


  • Strong Project Management Skills.
  • Ability to read and develop mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Knowledge of PLC (Siemens S7/WinCC), Robotics (Staubli), Safety PLC (Sick), Servo Drives, Motors, Profibus/Fieldbus/Ethernet communication.
  • Strong electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficient computer skills with experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, CAD software, and MS Project or related software.

Education and/or Experience.

  • 3- 5 years of experience. Associate's Degree in engineering project management, engineering technology, or equivalent training/experience.




Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter 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.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to (see below) and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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