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Principal Electrical Engineer (Hybrid)

Company: BAXTER
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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.

Your role at Baxter This is where your expertise helps people

As an Electrical Engineer in the Sustaining Engineering group, you will take a role in supporting electrical design-related activities for a diverse line of Welch Allyn Medical Devices. Your primary focus will be to provide sustaining and continuing electrical engineering support for Welch Allyn's product portfolio.

The Principal Electrical Engineer is a hybrid position with both on-site and remote work available.

Your team We are a team of inquisitive individuals who embrace a collaborative environment to take on sophisticated challenges that meet the needs of our patients. We often need to change directions and respond to issues to avoid disruptions in our fast-paced manufacturing environment. Together, we build and maintain a positive work environment.

When you join us, you will work with a team of committed individuals who trust each other to deliver on the tasks at hand. We support innovation and out-of-the-box thinking balanced with collaboration across functions and other teams. Our leadership understands the need for continuous education and provides opportunities for further development.

What you'll be doing

  • Apply basic Electrical Engineering principles to problem-solving items such as component selection, component evaluation for alternatives and obsolescence, electrical circuit design, product enhancements, cost reduction projects, and technical specification development.
  • Write Test Procedures/Protocols, conduct design reviews, design Verification & Validation plans (DVVP), detailed and accurate test reports.
  • Conceive, design, and build prototypes.
  • Lead problem-solving sessions for test failures, field failures, product complaints, failure investigations, correction of reliability and field issue.
  • Understand and conduct fundamental electrical troubleshooting on electrical components, PCBA's, power supplies, displays, batteries etc.
  • Able to communicate to staff and technologists on designs and resolutions.
  • Act as electrical team leader on multiple projects to drive engineering changes.
  • May be assigned to manage resources (technicians and/or co-ops).
  • Contribute and run design-based problem-solving on advanced electrical circuits.
  • Document designs and analyses per FDA certification process, including hardware requirements, hardware detailed design, DFMEA, Risk Analysis, and verification requirements
  • Apply standard problem-solving methodology to determine root cause and effective solutions to problems.
  • Embrace process improvement and standard work efforts. What you'll bring
    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.
    • 5+ years of proven experience.
    • Understand & proficient with analog and digital electrical circuit design.
    • Experience with digital and analog sensing technology and interfacing sensors with embedded processors
    • Proficient in RF Concepts-Network Analysis and Measurement.
    • Familiar with LF and HF RFID.
    • Background in Statistical Techniques to analyze test data. Minitab experience preferred.
    • Familiarity with engineering and analysis tools such as MathCAD, PSpice, Orcad Capture 16.6, Allegro Layout.
    • Knowledge of EMC standards including 60601 4th edition.
    • Knowledge of electrical circuit design for EMC. Experience with EMC testing, and mitigation techniques.
    • Knowledgeable with lab equipment such as oscilloscope, current probes, network analyzer, DMM, etc.
    • Previous experience in an FDA and/or ISO regulated manufacturing and design environment is strongly preferred. Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

      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 our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has a base salary range of $88,000 to $132,000 , plus an annual incentive bonus. The above range represents the expected base salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location.

      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.

      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 globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

      Recruitment Fraud Notice

      Baxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice .


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