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Req #: 180003PM_en
Location: Thetford, ENG UK
Job Category: Quality
Date Posted: 2/22/2018 8:09:13 AM
Baxter International


About Baxter
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery 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 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.
A Career That Matters
Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.
The role of a Chemist is responsible for supporting the chemical testing required during various stages of the manufacture of products at Thetford. They must work as part of a team to ensure the required testing is performed following established practices and within the required time frames.
Role Responsibilities
  • Perform testing on various process samples
  • Participate in any required laboratory investigations as required
  • Follow the established procedures when performing batch testing and adjustments
  • Follow Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) always and ensure the work area they are responsible for is
  • maintained in a clean and tidy state
  • Support and encourage peers with continuous improvements within the laboratory
  • Work with the Senior Chemist to organise their work to ensure the manufacturing needs are met
  • Provide support for the Laboratory Manager in any reasonable request relating to the laboratory operation


  • Science based qualification at degree level or equivalent, ideally in a Chemistry based subject
  • Experience in working within a laboratory environment is preferable but not essential
This position will require the successful applicant to work on two-shifts rotating, early shift (6am – 2pm) and day shift (9am-5pm). There will be an occasional 5am start required on early shift
Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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