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Operation Lead (days)

Req # JR - 062659 Location Liverpool, England, United Kingdom Job Category Manufacturing Date posted 03/31/2022

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.


We are currently looking for an experience Operations Lead (days) to work from our high performing plant in Wavertree Liverpool.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Management of safe systems of work in line with statutory regulations (LOTO, PTW)

Responsible for driving Zero Lost Time culture within Operations

Working with EHS to implement Baxter Safety program

Maintaining and reviewing Operational Risk / PUWER assessment


Raising Non-conformance using the CAPA process identifies the actual root cause and implements proper corrective action.

Working alongside Quality Rep, implement a culture of being audit ready through a robust auditing process

Reviewing and updating Operational SOPs

Cost/ Delivery

A vital member of the Operations Team delivering key operational objectives

Supporting shift-based teams to deliver SQCDME targets through Tier scorecard

The critical point of contact for Operational teams for escalation of operational issues

Support the continuous improvement journey through the deployment of the TPM Roadmap guided by the Baxter operating System People and Team

Leading practical problem-solving exercises, providing an actual root cause to prevent reoccurrence

Management of operational production planning processes, including weekly production planning

Responsible for using OEE data to focus on the opportunity to drive operational efficiency

The critical point of contact for shutdown planning

Support operations in identifying zero-based budget-saving (Productivity) and deliver project execution


Support and coach operational teams to unleash and deliver their full potential.

Work cross-functionally with operations, maintenance, and quality functions to deliver vital operational objectives

Work with the Operations Manager to drive and deliver strategic focus areas for the LVP Site.

Deputize for Operations Manager when required

Represent the Operational team in the Weekly / Monthly meeting

Support in investigations and which may lead to potential disciplinary proceedings

Education and Experience

  • Ability to gain the trust of Senior Stakeholders and employees to understand address their needs
  • Work autonomously, to deliver under pressure, to deal with ambiguity, and to challenge at all levels to achieve the best outcome.
  • It is solution-driven to deliver the business plan and people engagement priorities.
  • Strong Analytical skills, comfortable with numbers, data, and systems
  • Has excellent coaching capabilities and leads with emotional intelligence
  • Experience managing in a pharma environment, spray drying process would be an advantage.
  • Experienced in modern manufacturing principles and continuous improvement with demonstrable examples where you have reviewed, recommended, and implemented new processes and procedures.

What are some of the benefits of working at Baxter?

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Professional development opportunities
  • High importance placed on work life balance
  • Commitment to growing and developing an inclusive and diverse workforce



Reasonable Accommodations

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