Principal Engineer - Electrical

Principal Engineer - Electrical

Baxter Medical Devices
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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.
You will lead the development of creative solutions to challenging problems associated with the design of our new and
existing infusion system product portfolio. The successful candidate will possess strong technical capabilities, an excitement
and energy for product development, and a passion for their work and the impact it has on saving and sustaining the lives
of patients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Defines design requirements and hardware specifications based on customer or user requirements.
  • Contributes to the development and documentation of electronic system architectures.
  • Lead the creation of designs of analog and digital electronic circuit schematics for microcontroller based systems,

meeting performance objectives.
  • Analyze circuits using calculation and simulation methods to assess performance limits, effects of environmental

and load stresses, and timing interfaces to ensure consistent performance in safety critical applications.
  • Ensures successful integration of electrical design with mechanical and software elements of the system.
  • Completes deliverables related to design of systems and sub-systems of the overall electrical architecture.
  • Good experience in designing product with multiple power sources like AC/DC, DC/DC, Battery Pack, AA Battery.
  • Develops, modifies, and approves electrical design documentation, specifications, and drawings.
  • Supervises/coordinates an engineer and/or technician on assigned work
  • Defines appropriate test methods to verify designs meet their performance requirements.
  • Directs the layout of circuit assemblies to meet emissions and immunity performance requirements and design for

manufacturability guidelines.
  • Transitions products to manufacturing and ensures robust products and manufacturing processes.
  • Develops and maintains an effective and corroborative working relationship with internal and external

development partners.
  • Resolves competing constraints between interrelated functions (engineering, purchasing, manufacturing,

regulatory, marketing, etc.) required to deliver the product to market.
  • Executes protocols and testing required to validate the safety and effectiveness of the design(s).
  • Leads the troubleshooting and problem-solving efforts related to electrical aspects of devices and associated
  • Creates and communicates design/test plans, tasks, deliverables and status. Manages time and resources to

meet committed schedule milestones.
  • A demonstrated track record in electromechanical hardware development, preferably medical devices or other highly regulated products such as military hardware.
  • Knowledge and experience in design of embedded microcontroller-based electronics devices, including FPGA based, digital and analog design.
  • Experience testing electronic devices to meet immunity and emissions requirements
  • Knowledge and experience using CAD systems for printed circuit board schematic design and layout (Altium Designer, preferred) and data acquisition software (LabVIEW)
  • Knowledge of standards such as IEC 60601, IEC 61010, UL, ANSI and ASTM
  • Specific experience in design and development of sensing subsystems highly desirable

Education and/or Experience:
Graduate or Post Graduate in Electrical or Electronics or related Engineering and 11 to13 years of experience. Prior experience in infusion pump domain is a plus
Reasonable Accommodations
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For 90 years, we’ve been making an impact at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers who make it happen. With products, therapies and digital health solutions available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations.

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