Baxter Engineer II NPD Renal in Belgium, Belgium
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In the global framework of new container closure systems development, under appropriate direction of the Technical Leader (TL) and/or (Senior) Design Leader ((S)DL), the Support Engineer is in charge of engineering work of moderate complexity requiring appropriate application/use of standard engineering techniques, tools, methodologies and procedures. Based on project needs, the intervention mode of the support engineer will range from punctual on-demand interventions (ex: technical documents edition) to longer term integration within a project team (ex: test campaigns definition & supervision)
More specifically you will: * Under supervision of the TL and/or (S)DL, execute design development activities on container components (geometry/material/process) by conducting appropriate studies & data analysis, editing technical documentation, supervising samples preparation & related test campaigns execution... * Based on project needs, be in support to engineering activities related to component design (system requirements definition, concept selection & prototyping, product/system interface, dFMEA, functional performance evaluation, design space definition, specifications/BoM/drawings creation & issuance, specific test method development, verification studies, design transfer...) * When needed, under direction of the TL or (S)DL, organize and coordinate activities involving other project stakeholders (different functions, different sites) to respect overall project schedule. As an example, in close collaboration with the Lead Technical Project Integrator (LTPI), follow sample production in plants and their logistics, as well as test campaigns in global container labs * Apply state-of-the-art engineering tools/methodologies/principles (sampling plan & study layout definition, data statistical analysis, mechanical design principles...) to design product components according to applicable Product Development Process and design control procedures. Design engineering studies, collect data, interpret results and provide conclusions in terms of product design for "form, fit & function" * Assists TL and/or (S) DL in the preparation of project technical reviews * Develop a high degree of engineering knowledge in appropriate fields of competence * Understand and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, Forms and Templates
Who you are * First experience in new product development and product design in medical products is a plus * Good experience with statistical (Minitab) and Six Sigma (5 why's, fishbone diagram, DMAIC...) tools/methodologies is a plus * Good knowledge of plastic materials technology and processing (injection molding, extrusion, sealing...) * Able to formulate with minimal assistance engineering studies (sampling plan, DoE...) of moderate complexity * Capable of developing specific technical skills and knowledge when required * Ability to apply with minimal assistance a diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in areas of assignments * Stay informed of state-of-the-art technical developments and trends in areas of technical expertise. Appropriately leverage SME knowledge to rapidly gain in experience and effectively reach project objectives. * Numerical modeling experience is a plus * Excellent spoken, written and read English * Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, MS Project...) * CAD software (ProE, SolidWorks) * Statistical analysis software (Minitab) * Computer-aided design & numerical simulation (ex: FEA, Moldflow, CFD, Multiphysics) is a plus * Ability to work as a collaborative team member * Proven critical thinking and ability to solve routine technical problems in a systematic way through design, testing and analysis, with minimal assistance from senior staff. * Proven ability to effectively communicate technical information (written & verbal) within technical project team * Actively identify new areas for learning. Proactively create and take advantage of learning * opportunities for further implementation on container development activities * Creative and innovative mind * Master’s degree in Biomedical, Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical or Materials Engineering * 2 to 5 years of relevant engineering experience in new product development (preferably in medical devices, pharma products)
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Organization: *R&D - Renal
Title: Engineer II NPD Renal
Requisition ID: 170005HU