Baxter Healthcare Ltd

Automation and Process Control Engineer - Thetford, UK

Thetford, UK
30 Nov 2018
30 Dec 2018

Who we are:

Baxter touches millions of lives every day. Our products and services are essential building blocks of healthcare. You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide. You’ll find us in clinics and in the home. Patients and providers rely on Baxter for lifesaving renal and medical products.

Our mission to save and sustain lives inspires our work and our commitment to expanding access to care, providing cost-effective healthcare solutions, delivering quality products and advancing innovations for the world.

Our 50,000 employees serve patients and clinicians in more than 100 countries and are dedicated to ensuring Baxter is there when patients need care. Our inclusive culture and a diverse workforce drives innovation, creates trusted partnerships with customers, suppliers, and community partners, and contributes to the success and sustainability of our business.

For the opportunity to join us at an exciting period of growth and to join a diverse team that you can truly learn from, please read on.


The role:

In the role of Automation and Process Control Engineer you will work on a wide range of projects spanning process, automation, facilities and utilities. You will work on PLC and Microprocessor controlled system both from a design/specification aspect on new projects to process improvement of existing systems. As well as being a key technical representative on large engineering project teams you will manage projects through to completion.

This role will have responsibility for supporting technical specification, capital and schedule management. This will involve identifying and implementing value improvement opportunities and will be a key technical resource in a high volume, highly regulated, healthcare operation. (Please note this will be based on a 4 shift pattern)


About you:

  • HNC or above in electrical, electronic or control systems engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 2-3 years practical experience in a similar field
  • High degree of competency in PLC operation and philosophy, hardware and Software
  • Experience with Schematics Wiring and Circuitry
  • Experience with Automation, robotics and Servo Loop controls
  • Experience in the area of SCADA, Process Control Systems, HMI & Distributed Control
  • Working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Experience of working in a validated environment, with validation document generation experience
  • Competency in IT hardware troubleshooting and repair
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team Oriented
  • Motivated
  • Results Driven  
  • Able to work in a high volume manufacturing setting with limited direct supervision


What we offer

It is a challenging opportunity for you and also a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people. Joining Baxter means joining a team that you can truly learn from!

We encourage our employees to develop their skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities - such as training, mentorship programs and other development opportunities - to achieve personal and professional goals that will make them valued contributors throughout their careers. If you have an interest in this great opportunity and think you can make a difference then this could well be the role for you.  We are also committed to enhancing opportunities for flexible working arrangements, compatibly with the position and responsibilities.

Every day at Baxter is a chance to save and sustain people's lives.

Equal Opportunity Employer Discrimination: 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.