Description Automation and Process Control Engineer The role: Reporting to the Automation and Process Control Technical Lead, this Engineer will work on a wide range of process control systems within the manufacturing operations, facilities and utilities areas. Working within a 24/7 shift roster, the work on PLC and Microprocessor controlled systems will be ‘hands on’ and encompass corrective and preventive maintenance tasks and be very much focused on continuous improvement supporting the other Engineering and Operations Teams. The role will also support the design and specification aspects on new capital projects, process improvement or the re-engineering of existing systems. They will at times work on self-managed projects as well as being a key technical representative on large engineering project teams. The Engineer will be resourceful and will identify and implement value improvement opportunities and will be a key technical resource in a high volume, highly regulated, healthcare operation. Support colleagues within the Maintenance Team in timely root cause identification and resolution of control and instrumentation issues Take active role in key process improvement projects. Manage minor system automation and control projects. Provide technical expertise on key engineering projects Develop technical specifications around instrumentation and control Expand the knowledge base of others within the Maintenance Engineering Team by identifying training needs and both directly and indirectly provide this training. About you: Higher National Certificate or above in Engineering At least 2-3 years experience in a similar field High degree of competency in PLC operation and philosophy, hardware and Software is essential Systematic root cause analysis and fault finding within complex control systems Experience with Schematics Wiring and Circuitry Knowledge/experience of vision systems Working knowledge of GMP 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 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. 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. Do you want to know why is so wonderful to work for Baxter? Go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY89yj_zSIo Do you want to learn more about our business? Go to http://www.baxter.com/inside-baxter/about/overview/corporate.page? 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.