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Senior Associate - EMEA Supplier Quality

Req #: JR - 067842 Location Marsa, Il-Marsa, Malta Job Category: Quality Control Date Posted: 04/28/2022

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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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Senior Associate - EMEA Supplier Quality

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.

  • Summary
  • Support management of the Supplier Quality organization, to ensure proper deployment and adherence to Global Quality Procedure applicable to Supplier Quality Assurance, execute Supplier Quality processes
  • Supplier quality assessment and follow-up of supplier failures and low performers, Improvement of supplier performance through effective partnership
  • Support integration of new businesses from a Supplier Quality perspective
  • Support External Contractz Management activities
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate timely completion of the task as per due date ( e.g: Supplier Re-evaluation, SCAR, SNC…. )
  • Prepare needed documentation and update Global supplier quality database accordingly as per Corporate Procedure (GQP) requirements 
  • Be in contact with suppliers to collect documentation, set up processes, discuss and solve ongoing issu.
  • Identifies Baxter supplier compliance issues; helps to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Partners with facilities and regions to ensure successful implementation and compliance to Corporate Quality Procedures / regulations.
  • Own and resolve supplier related CAPA(s) / SCARs. Analyze supplier related defect data to determine root cause.  Work with supplier to correct.
  • Identifies and manages continuous improvement projects with the objective of achieving quality, reliability and cost improvements.                      

    Qualifications
  • Strong quality orientation required. Knowledge of cGMP, MDD / MDR, ISO13485, global regulatory guidelines, and validation practices.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Quality, Supplier Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering or related field
  • Fluent in English.
  • Education and/or Experience: Master or Engineer Level in scientific area required (Engineer, Pharmacist, or equivalent).
  • Experience in Supplier Quality Management required.
  • Effective communicator at all levels both internally and externally; excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel 35% of the time. 
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Good interpersonal/communication/influencing/negotiation skills.
  • Ability to complete projects and respond to supplier/customers (Internal and External) in a timely manner

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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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