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Senior Quality Specialist

Req #: JR - 077466 Location Oxford, England, United Kingdom Job Category: Quality Control Date Posted: 08/18/2022

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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 Quality Specialist

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.

This role is intended to support the maintenance, performance and improvement of the Quality Management Systems to ensure defined goals and performance objectives are achieved. You will facilitate and support improvements to QMS systems through the analysis of data to ensure areas of non-conformance and opportunities for improvement are identified and addressed in a timely manner.

The role will additionally manage Quality projects to support continual improvement opportunities with the objective of improved compliance with specified regulations and standards of quality, reliability and cost improvements.

This role is based on site in Thetford reporting to the Quality Manager of Compounding. There will be some UK travel expected within the compounding network for audits, project support and face to face meetings.

Responsibility for following QMS elements:

  • Quality Management Review (QMR)
  • Support Audit Management
  • Complaints
  • Corrective & Preventive Action Processes
  • Change control
  • Risk management

Experience required:

  • Degree level or equivalent in Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Microbiology / Engineering or at least 5 years’ experience of supporting, improving and maintaining Quality Systems and processes
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Microbiology or other related regulated industry.
  • Proven knowledge of Quality System processes (essential), with working knowledge of current EU and UK GMP requirements (EU GMP Volume 4 Annex 1) (preferred), or experience of working within ISO 9001, ISO 13485, MDD 93/42/EEC, or similar regulations and standards (considered).
  • Experience of coordinating and supporting Document Control, Internal Audit, CAPA, Non-conformance and Complaints processes
  • Experience of problem-solving using Root Cause Analysis techniques such as 8D, GEMBA, 5 Whys, Cause and Effect
  • Internal / Lead Auditor experience.
  • Working knowledge and hands on experience of software tools to manage Quality Systems processes such as TrackWise (required).

Reasonable Accommodations

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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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