Research and development (R&D) is essential to Baxter’s growth. The company’s diverse technological expertise is one of its greatest strengths. Baxter’s unique combination of capabilities in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sets it apart from other companies in the healthcare industry. With a focus on innovative science, Baxter R&D professionals work with Baxter’s businesses to create unique new products, and improve existing products, to meet critical healthcare needs worldwide.
Baxter has six core technical competencies that differentiate the company and provide competitive advantages in the marketplace. Each represents a specialized area of expertise and leadership that gives the company unique capabilities in the development of new products. These core technical competencies are medical plastics, drug delivery, biologics, solutions, sterilization, and hardware and software development. Baxter R&D professionals effectively leverage their own expertise in these areas to develop products that advance the quality, safety and accessibility of patient care around the world.
R&D professionals at Baxter play an important role in helping Baxter achieve its mission to help save and sustain lives. Developing new and better therapies, products and technologies that improve healthcare for patients makes R&D a rewarding profession at Baxter.
Baxter sells its products in more than 100 countries, offering R&D professionals the opportunity to work and collaborate with colleagues around the globe. Baxter has major R&D centers in Austria, Belgium, Japan and the United States, with R&D work also performed at other locations in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The global nature of Baxter’s business also creates unique challenges for Baxter’s R&D community, requiring a thorough understanding of diverse user needs and the ability to address those needs in the development of new products.
Baxter looks for talented and driven R&D professionals who have: