Engineering Liaison Support - Automation Specialist 2nd Shift
Irvine , California
August 20, 2016
Job Description :
Baxter International Inc. provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; biosurgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's 50,000 employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
Troubleshoots, maintains and repairs manufacturing and plant equipment. Performs preventive maintenance and design improvements on automated manufacturing equipment to reduce downtime and increase machine reliability.

Experienced with troubleshooting programmable logic control (PLC) systems (Siemens, Allen Bradley, Omron, Keyence). Able to connect, diagnose, and program PLCs, specialty controllers, Proportional Integral Derivative - PID, temperature controllers, motor/servo drives, and human machine interfaces (HMIs). Must be able to read schematics and understand logical sequence of any programmable controller.

Must be capable of reading electrical schematics, pneumatics drawings, mechanical drawings, ladder and control logic prints.

Must be capable of diagnosing, troubleshooting, installing and maintaining electrical systems and controls from 5VDC up to 480VAC, 3 phase. Electrical knowledge and experience with AC/DC motors, linear drives, servo motors, steppe motors and drives, heaters up to 5kW.

Execute projects involving upgrades, modification, and installation of medical device manufacturing/processing equipment.

Oversees machine installation and works on development and improvement of maintenance procedures for new and existing equipment from a controls perspective.

Qualifications :
B.S. or technical certification in a technical engineering field preferred; and 3-6 years manufacturing automation and technical experience required.

Ability to read, write and speak fluent English at a technical level.

Ability to use Microsoft Windows based software, RS Logix, Autocad, e-mail, Excel, Word, internet sites, and PDFs on PCs, PDAs and laptops.

Experience with troubleshooting and/or programming on PLCs, controllers, and drives (Siemens, Allen Bradley, Omron, Keyence, GE Fanuc).

Experience with AC/DC motors, variable speed drives, servo motors, stepper motors, pneumatics, and electrical controls in a manufacturing or maintenance environment.

Knowledge and proficient use of electrical and controls testing tools.

Electrical knowledge and experience with electrical systems up to 480V 3-phase AC and 150VDC.

Candidate must be capable of troubleshooting and installations from electrical schematics, Inkjet printers experience preferred. 

Experience with photo eyes/sensors, limit switches, proximity switches, temperature controllers.

Experience with programming and troubleshooting of vision detection systems (Cognex, Microscan, Sick, Keyence, etc.)
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 email to or call 877-229-4748 (877-BaxHR4U) and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

A little about us:
Our employees are connected by an enduring commitment to save and sustain lives. This higher purpose binds us in doing work that matters.

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