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Sr. Facilities Engineer

Baxter Cleveland, MS
  • Posted: May 11, 2019
  • Full-Time

  • About Baxter
Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter's leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we've been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies 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. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.*
The Senior engineer must manage/implement projects related to plant facilities/utilities including but not limited to energy conservation, electricity, HVAC, process compressed air, steam, potable water, chilled water, pest control, and water for injection (WFI). This role also must ensure that these utilities are operating at the most cost efficient level. Furthermore, this position must ensure all projects/areas of responsibility comply with local and Corporate specifications. This position will report to the Facility Engineering Manager.
Job Duties:
* Develop and maintain project schedules
* Utilize the Building Management System (BMS) to track the plant environmental conditions
* Provide trend reports generated from monitoring systems such as BMS
* Implement improvement projects for utilities and the facility
* Lead project teams and personnel as needed to accomplish project/area objectives
* Manage capital projects (develop and maintain schedule as well as estimate and hold to budget)
* Suggest and develop energy saving ideas and facility improvements
* Interpret, modify, and improve building prints and utility drawings
* Utilize business systems such as work order system, change control, validations, and corrective/preventive actions
* Utilize cause mapping techniques for problem solving
* Program utility controls/monitoring systems using industrial processor (Allen-Bradley) and Scada systems
* Facilitate appropriate maintenance training for facility employees including but not limited to safety, cGMPs, job skills,JIB's,etc.)
* Assure work orders and PM's are performed in an efficient manner and reported as required
* Analyze, propose, and correct longer-term solutions to existing and repeating problems
* Inspect, monitor, assess and assure the facility and equipment remains cGMP compliant and in a constant state of audit readiness
* Assist in the procurement and installation of new equipment
* Support all environmental, health and safety programs, as well as all other plant activities
* Support all plant activities, i.e. VIP, TPM, 6-S, Lean, QOS teams, plant growth and development
* Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline with 3 to 5 years of experience
* Must have demonstrated interpersonal and leadership
* skills with the ability to interface well with personnel of all levels
* Must be able to work and facilitate a team-oriented environment
* Must possess problem solving skills utilizing cause mapping
* Must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
* Must have demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing setting and prioritize responsibilities
* Must have the ability to analyze and interpret scientific and statistical data
* Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Office applications
* Lean Manufacturing and 6s experience is preferred
* Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs.
* Must be able to work in controlled environment requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet, and body
* May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed
* Must be able to work overtime as required
* Ability to climb ladders
* Ability to bend/stoop
* Ability to reach above the shoulder
* Ability to maneuver around tight spaces
* Ability to sit, stand and/or walk for long periods of time
* Working knowledge of facility utilities such as steam, potable water, chilled water, cooling water, HVAC, and compressed gases is preferred
* Working knowledge of energy conservation is preferred
A Career That Matters
Baxter's employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.
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 toAmericas_TTA@baxter.comand let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.
Job: **Engineering*
Organization: **Global Operations - Manufacturing*
Title: Sr. Facilities Engineer
Location: Mississippi-Cleveland
Requisition ID: 190005KO



Cleveland, MS
38733 USA

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