• Principal Plastic Process Technologist Engineer Jobs in United States Of America

  • Baxter India Pvt Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 10 - 13 Years
  • Posted : 23 days ago

Job Description:


Plastics manufacturing technical expert (ie film extrusion, tubing extrusion, RF bag sealing, heat seal technologies, etc) for the production of flexible medical solution containers

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Establish technology and process related global standards based on a deep technical knowledge and upstanding of our processes
Provide technical expertise, trouble shooting, and training across global facilities
Drive process improvements to improve quality through the prevention and elimination of product leaks
Develop a deep technical knowledge of Plastics materials & processing for flexible medical solutions containers including film extrusion, tubing extrusion, bag sealing (RF, Heal Seal), as well as all related test methods and process controls
Provide technical problem solving and root cause analysis utilizing standard engineering tools (eg, FMEA, Finite Element Analysis, Process Modelling, Design of Experiments, SPC, Multi-Variant Data Analysis, DMAIC) on deviations and process/product failures
Through the use of data, identify, develop, and deploy process improvements to prevent and eliminate the potential for product leaks
Identify and implement continuous improvements initiatives to reduce scrap and improve efficiency
Ability to work across functions and global manufacturing sites to create collaboration, solve problems, and determine design standards
Provide engineering support for projects, including process improvements, material / design / process changes, design verification, and manufacturing trials
Develop technical documentation in support of project deliverables and requirements, such as protocols, reports, and change control supporting documents
Provide technical training across global facilities
It is anticipated that the successful candidate will spend 4-6 months gaining direct shop floor experience working hand in hand with our current Plastics SMEs at our Baxter facility in Belgium (or combination of other facilities)


BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Plastics)
Minimum 10 years of experience in the plastics processing industry Experience in Flexible Solution container manufacturing and/or Medical / Pharma is preferred
Proven technical leadership and engineering problem solving skills
Ability to select and apply statistical and other techniques to solve complex engineering problems practically and efficiently A six sigma background (Green or Black belt) is preferred
A hands-on, results driven individual with a solid manufacturing / operations background
Skills and aptitude to support troubleshooting of production equipment and manufacturing processes
Solid understanding of plastic materials and related manufacturing processes, equipment and product requirements
Business acumen within an operations environment (eg capital planning, cost drivers, value improvement opportunities, etc)
Ability to effectively participate on and provide leadership to cross functional teams, with minimal guidance
Strong communication skills, ability to present to project teams, senior leadership, and decision makers
Individual looking for a specialized technical career path
Candidates with experience in multiple languages is a plus
Willing to travel approximately 25-30 PERCENT

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 Americas_TTAbaxtercom and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Feb 2020

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