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Quality Associate I - Internal Auditor

Req #: JR - 045193 Location Cleveland, Mississippi, United States Job Category: Quality Control Date Posted: 07/21/2021

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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 Associate I - Internal Auditor

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. 

BASIC FUNCTION:  Performs compliance audits and quality systems assessments thereby ensuring compliance with all applicable processes, systems and provisions of the Quality System.  Conducts assessments of various plant operations for compliance with Baxter requirements, local procedures, applicable regulations, and standards.

Job Duties:

  • Prepares for and performs the audit/assessments by researching background information, including previous audit results.  Assists in planning and developing assessment strategy and logistics
  • Evaluates corrective and preventive action responses for adequacy, including root cause and timeliness.  Elevates issues to management, as appropriate
  • Maintains the assessment file through the process to closure
  • Performs follow-up audits to confirm corrective and preventive action is effective
  • Remains current in regulatory trends through attendance at related conferences, seminars, meetings and other training methods such as independent study of periodicals, internet or other literature
  • Accountable for compliance with Global Specifications, local SOPs, and all applicable regulatory requirements
  • Develops, assigns and implements systems, procedures and policies to assure compliance with ISO Standards, QSRs, and cGMPs
  • Makes decisions based on established priorities
  • Works or handles multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Should be able to communicate at all Plant and Corporate levels
  • Must be willing to travel if necessary.
  • Ensures that his/her employees follow all federal, state, and company, requirements, such as FDA, TUV, and OSHA.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-3 years of medical device or pharma experience.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, sound judgment, and analytical skills to enable assessment of risk and manage subordinates effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and must be detail-oriented.
  • Resourceful, self-reliant, self-motivated, with the ability to multi-task.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a scientific or technical discipline.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the areas of GMP regulations that pertain to the business.
  • Previous auditing experience and ASQ certification is preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to lift above the shoulder up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to bend/stoop/kneel
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to reach above the shoulder
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time

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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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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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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