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Engineering Co-op

Company: BAXTER
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: September 16, 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
This position is an engineering support role with exposure to all aspects of our manufacturing operation. Primary focus will be on assisting project/process/quality engineers in implementing continuous improvement, new business, and capacity expansion projects. Additional focus will also be on manufacturing equipment reliability and process support work.

As Baxter is a manufacturer of life saving and life sustaining medical products all work performed will expose the engineering co-op to a federally regulated environment. Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Documentation Practices are useful skills in any industry and are of the utmost importance in our industry.

Your Team:

We are a team of inquisitive individuals who embrace a collaborative environment to tackle 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.

Our Engineering department is dedicated to quality. Delivering life-saving products is about getting them right, and our technical expertise and experience working in a manufacturing environment empowers us to meet that challenge.

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.

As an Engineering Co-op student, you will have the opportunity to lead by example, and enjoy mentoring and learning from others. Here, you are trusted to manage your own time and are given opportunities to grow your career as you wish.

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide technical support/troubleshooting to all plant departments.
  • Analyze equipment maintenance schedules and develop comprehensive spare parts packages with an emphasis on identifying supplier, cost, and lead time.
  • Design and specify modifications to manufacturing equipment or facility layouts.
  • Place orders for and ship or receive various project supplies.
  • Prepare documentation for performing work on major and or critical equipment as needed.
  • Create document changes to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Forms, Training Codes, etc.
  • Responsible for adhering to FDA Design Control standards at all times.
  • Responsible for adhering to and maintaining all department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Demonstrate excellent written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate proactive communication and problem solving.
  • Develop an eye for business through collaborating with plant administrative support roles such as accounting, purchasing, capital and expense budget analysis, etc.
  • Support maintenance, facilities, corporate groups, contractors, vendors, etc. as needed.
  • Support Projects and achieving Continuous Improvement Activities, Value Improvement Projects (VIP's),
  • Gain exposure to equipment and process life cycle management including: upgrades, replacement, and decommissioning, product design changes, material changes, Supplier Notice of Change (SNC) assessments, specification changes, etc.
  • Prepare cost analysis estimates (Return On Investments) for various tasks and projects.What you'll bring:
    • Sophomore status in an accredited engineering field required. (Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or Chemical majors are preferred)
    • Microsoft Office proficient (Word, Excel)
    • Autocad/Solidworks experience is desirable.
    • Equipment programming/troubleshooting experience is desirable. 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 pay rate of $20 to $22.00 an hour.

      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.

      EEO is the Law
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      Pay Transparency Policy

      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 .


Keywords: BAXTER, Pine Bluff , Engineering Co-op, Engineering , Cleveland, Arkansas

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