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Quality Lab Associate I - Stability

Req #: JR - 118978 Location: Round Lake, Illinois, United States Job Category: Quality Date posted: 12/19/2023

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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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Quality Lab Associate I - Stability

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. 

Your role at Baxter:

The position may be responsible for analytical testing, validation/verification, and/or transfer of test methods supporting parenteral products.  The position will be in the Round Lake, IL Stability Laboratories within Product Quality serving multiple global businesses.

This role is essential for supporting the global commercial product teams and/or product development teams.  The position may collaborate with multiple functions. The individual in this position must:  1) Optimally demonstrate working technical knowledge and skills to support a variety of projects within the relevant discipline with minimal assistance.  2) Display basic technical understanding of related teams.  3) Conduct routine/ experiments with assistance.

A candidate must not be allergic to Penicillin and Cephalosporin or their related products and/or materials.

What you will be doing

  • Under direction, conduct critical chemical, physical, and biological analyses on finished product stability samples.  May also support testing of raw materials, initial, in-process and final product samples from the manufacturing facility, as required. Work under minimum supervision.
  • Use sophisticated laboratory instrumentation and computer systems to collect and record data. May be required to conduct validations.
  • Complete all testing, including special project / protocol testing in a timely and appropriate manner to meet project schedules.
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs and specifications, FDA, cGxP, and QSR regulations.
  • Participate with management to investigate deviations and write exception documents.
  • May perform advanced biological and chemical assays requiring precise analytical skills and understanding of chemistry principles.
  • May perform review of test data, which includes overall documentation practices. May perform review functions in LIMS or other computerized systems.
  • May participate in cross functional teams, which impact production, increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality and provide new product support.
  • Maintain laboratory supplies and laboratory safety requirements to ensure audit readiness at all times.
  • Perform equipment maintenance and calibrations as required. Troubleshoot and resolve instrument problems with some assistance.

What do you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or biological science with analytical chemistry laboratory coursework and 0-1 years’ experience.
  • Analytical chemistry instrumentation experience (e.g. HPLC, pH, KF, AA, GFAA, titrations, etc.) preferred.
  • Pharmaceutical GMP/QC laboratory experience is desired
  • Proficient in sophisticated wet chemistry, volumetric preparation techniques and instrumental methods of analysis
  • Must demonstrate efficiency in attention to detail, organization, teamwork/interpersonal skills, results orientation, and task completion.
  • Must be able to prioritise multiple tasks concurrently and in a timely fashion.
  • Possess writing and digital literacy.
  • Must communicate effectively with managers and peers.
  • Interpret available information and make recommendations to resolve technical challenges.

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. The estimated base salary for this position is $56,000 to $77,000 annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary range for the position. We may pay more or less than of the anticipated range based upon market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay is based on upon location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors. This position may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses. For questions about this, our pay philosophy, and available benefits, please speak to the recruiter if you decide to apply and are selected for an interview.

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The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

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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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