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QS and Compliance Manager

Req #: JR - 118395 Location: Lessines, Wallonia, Belgium Job Category: Quality Date posted: 02/05/2024

Overview

This is where you make a difference in our patients’ safety. As a member of the Baxter Quality team, you will play an essential part in our mission of saving and sustaining lives. Quality is important throughout the entire product lifecycle and works collaboratively with all areas of the organization. Because Quality touches everything Baxter does, a role in Quality provides many opportunities for growth, learning and a successful career that has a daily impact on people’s lives.

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  • Paid Time Off

  • 2 Days a Year to Volunteer

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What makes a successful Quality team member at Baxter? Take a look at some of the top traits we’re looking for and see if you’re a fit.

  • Detail Oriented
  • Continuous Learner
  • Courageous
  • Collaborative
  • Critical Thinker
  • Influential

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QS and Compliance Manager

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.

About The role

At Baxter, we are passionate about saving and sustaining lives by finding solutions to complex problems. Every single day, the manufacturing team strives to build quality products for our customers—and are oftentimes met with unforeseen problems to solve. The talents at Baxter meet these challenges head-on, as a team, in an effort to build products with the customer’s needs top-of-mind.

You are creative, detailed, and a heads-down doer! You adopt a challenge and truly apply the collaborative powers of your team to produce excellent results. You are motivated by work that is never the same from one day to the next. You can absorb and act on complex procedures and data and train your team or peers if needed. You take pride in getting things done quickly without sacrificing safety or quality. Then this opportunity is for you!

Your team at Baxter

As Quality Systems and Compliance Lead you report directly to the Director of quality and provide leadership and strategy to ensure the development, implementation, and lifecycle management of Baxter quality system in line with the Baxter’s global QMS and drive compliance strategy for the site ensuring inspection readiness at all times along with a team of quality professionals. The QS & Compliance lead reports directly to the Site Quality Head of Baxter Lessines.

What you will be doing:

  • Manage the quality team and lead improvement initiatives identified to improve Quality Management processes, associated systems, stakeholder engagement and their efficiency.
  • Orchestrate and ensure continuous alignment with principles and ways of working of QMS across the different functional areas through engaging with key partners, functional teams, and Process Owners.
  • Strengthen the quality (including data integrity) culture in the supporting departments by providing mentoring and/or training on cGMP requirements and support quality review meetings governing quality & compliance as well as the operational business performance.
  • Develop and nurture an environment ofinnovative thinking and the development and implementation of innovative initiatives that deliver sustainable improvement in organizational, quality/compliance and operational performance.
  • You support and act as spokesperson during health authority inspections, customer audits and internal Baxter audits.
  • Be the Quality Lead for appointed vendors in excipients, API’s and Packaging and be responsible for labeling and ensure that it follows the applicable standards.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in chemistry, pharmaceutical Sciences or related scientific field is required. Having a registered QP number is an asset.
  • You have a comprehensive understanding of cGMP (local and internal) and ICH Guidelines
  • You have experience with regulatory inspections and preparedness.
  • Ability to work independently in a multifaceted environment, balance multiple tasks and collaborate effectively.
  • You have experience of leading a team of experts and enjoy supporting, mentoring, and developing team members.
  • You are a proven leader who enables creative thinking and drives implementation of concepts into practical business solutions within a GMP framework.
  • Delivers dedicated timelines.
  • Proficiency in French and English

Reasonable Accommodations

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Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Christelle, Senior Quality Manager in Malta

I was an Engineering Graduate with a Master's in Business Administration, and was more inclined toward working with people than with machines. When I came across an opportunity to work with Baxter as a Quality Engineer, it was the perfect combination: a manufacturing environment and a role that required me to collaborate with multiple teams daily. Baxter's mission of saving and sustaining lives gives me all the purpose and fulfilment I need.

Christelle

Meet Lorena, Senior QA Associate in London, UK

I am registered pharmacist in the UK with experience with drug products and final product release. I am very dedicated to my work and accurate in details to ensure correct assessment is provided to our customers to ensure patients' safety.

Lorena

Meet Gary, Quality Research Manager in Singapore

I have always enjoyed working at Baxter and I find here to be a great place to work! Management truly cares for you, and invests time and resources to support your career goals and aspirations. My current role provides me the opportunity to work with culturally diverse teams, bringing different talents together, learning from one another and working toward a common goal and mission.

Gary

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Christelle

Meet Christelle, Senior Quality Manager in Malta

I was an Engineering Graduate with a Master's in Business Administration, and was more inclined toward working with people than with machines. When I came across an opportunity to work with Baxter as a Quality Engineer, it was the perfect combination: a manufacturing environment and a role that required me to collaborate with multiple teams daily. Baxter's mission of saving and sustaining lives gives me all the purpose and fulfilment I need.

Lorena

Meet Lorena, Senior QA Associate in London, UK

I am registered pharmacist in the UK with experience with drug products and final product release. I am very dedicated to my work and accurate in details to ensure correct assessment is provided to our customers to ensure patients' safety.

Gary

Meet Gary, Quality Research Manager in Singapore

I have always enjoyed working at Baxter and I find here to be a great place to work! Management truly cares for you, and invests time and resources to support your career goals and aspirations. My current role provides me the opportunity to work with culturally diverse teams, bringing different talents together, learning from one another and working toward a common goal and mission.

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