Senior Quality Engineer


Round Lake, IL 60073

Posted 1 month ago

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. 

The Senior Quality Engineer position plays a vital role within our Nutrition global business unit, supporting electromechanical as well as software products. This role is responsible for following Baxter quality policies to sustain product quality and ensure compliance and will utilize sound statistical and engineering techniques/tools to investigate non-conformances. As Quality Reviewer, will perform document reviews to support design and labeling change controls. With the help of a supervisor, this role formulates and recommends engineering technical work and contributes to design changes or enhancement of products and processes, in accordance with business objective

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilizes DMAIC tools to investigate non-conformances and participates in (CAPA)-related activities, including CAPA ownership.
  • Utilizes engineering product development/process knowledge to solve straight forward problems. (e.g., FMEA, Design of Experiments, Molding, etc.)
  • Performs standard engineering assignments to support change controls and assists cross-functional teams in identification of risks. Supports product testing to ensure product conformance to specifications.
  • Understands principles of complaint handling process and supports complaint investigations.
  • Conducts complaint trend analysis and analyzes data from various sources (Non-Conformances, Field Corrective Actions, and Complaints) to drive decisions. Facilitates small project teams as needed to accomplish team objectives. Supports Quality internal and external audits as required.
  • Provides support for New Product Development and guides team through the development process to ensure compliance to quality systems.


  • Display basic understanding of Quality Management System and GMP.
  • Display a technical understanding of engineering and product development principles and procedures.
  • Possess basic understanding of statistical process controls (SPC), measurement systems analysis (MSA), and DMAIC investigation tools.
  • Familiarity with Minitab preferred. Display basic understanding of change controls and risk management principles.
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams, including technical and non-technical work.
  • Ability to organize and present technical information with minimal assistance.
  • Demonstrates solid organizational skills and ability to work independently.

Background and/or Experience

  • Three or more years of engineering experience with a bachelor’s degree in engineering required.
  • Prior experience in product development, design and/or testing within medical device industry.
  • Experience with electromechanical devices preferred.



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.
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