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Quality Lab Assoc I

Req #: JR - 042792 Location Cleveland, Mississippi, United States Job Category: Quality Control Date Posted: 06/14/2021

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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 Lab Assoc I

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. 

Job Purpose:

Perform chemical and physical analysis on medical products through all stages of the manufacturing process from incoming raw materials through to product release.  Areas include raw materials, initial, in-process and finished products, Stability Program, protocol support, instrumental analysis and instrument calibration/qualifications.  Responsibilities also include adherence to regulatory and procedural requirements that govern the operations and products (e.g., Specifications and Cleveland standard operating procedures).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing chemical quantitative and qualitative analysis on intravenous solutions, sets, devices, raw materials, and plant water (distilled, non-distilled water) utilizing ‘wet’ chemistry techniques and instrument analysis.
  • Use laboratory instrumentation and computer systems to collect and record data.
  • Must be able to use other standard software application such as MS Office.
  • Perform analysis requiring precise analytical skills and understanding of chemistry principles.
  • Performing investigations and problem solving.
  • Preparing and performing protocols.
  • Investigating deviations and writing exception documents.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Completing and reviewing documentation.
  • Complete all testing, including special projects / protocol testing in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Must perform all other duties and responsibilities as determined by supervision/management.
  • Must have knowledge of both plant and department environmental health and safety regulations and comply with said regulations accordingly.
  • Must be able to work off shift hours and some weekends

Qualification:

  • Computer competency required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Candidate must not be color blind as determined by the Isihara’s Test for Color Deficiency
  • Candidates must meet near vision visual acuity requirements annually as documented in the Baxter-Cleveland Visual Acuity procedure CL-01-01-037

Education and/or Experience

  • B.S. Degree in Science (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Biology)
  • Quantitative analysis or equivalent lab experience within coursework
  • Experience with instrumental analysis preferred.
  • 0-3 Years experience

Disclaimer Statement:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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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."

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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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