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Research Associate III -Stability Study Coordinator

Req #: JR - 037428 Location Round Lake, Illinois, United States Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 04/01/2021

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Research Associate III -Stability Study Coordinator

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. 

The Renal Solutions and Containers - Analytical Chemistry and Stability team supports Renal Care and Acute Therapy R&D projects. We now have a vacancy for a Stability Study Coordinator to own operational excellence and continuous improvement; streamline processes; coordinate business, management, and technical SMEs; identify risks; devise solutions, all to support the establishment of shelf life for new and existing products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide business and execution leadership for multiple stability-related projects and activities, holding accountability for project schedules, risks, and interacts with all functions and levels of management ensuring effective communications.
  • Maximizes business results through continuous improvement from identification through implementation.
  • Lead internal initiatives that enhance the operational excellence.
  • Interact with platform core team leaders and other key business stakeholders to be able to proactively anticipate business needs.
  • Process inputs from Global Stability Functional Leader and Stability SMEs to determine schedules and forecast resource allocations to projects.
  • Coordinate with PMs on Stability function commitments.
  • Ensure the right methods and specifications are available for stability testing.
  • Effectively coordinate testing with global teams and CROs as applicable.
  • Interact with other testing groups (Particle, Sterility/BET, etc.) to determine schedules and alignment with business needs/function commitments.
  • Participate in investigations that correspond to atypical or out-of-specification/out-of-trend test results. Review data and author technical evaluations that characterize the stability trending of suspect data. Leverage critical thinking skills to drive the investigation to conclusions based on sound scientific principles.
  • Demonstrate ability to anticipate risks, issues, and opportunities, and collaborate with team to devise mitigations and solutions.
  • Participate in detailed planning of Registration Stability Test lab, and if approved, manage the implementation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years, Master’s degree with at least 3-5 years, or PhD with 0-3 years’ experience in relevant discipline
  • Utilize a logical, methodical approach in independently solving problems, developing solutions, and making recommendations.
  • Possess basic understanding of analytical chemistry including theoretical knowledge and practical experience..
  • Functional understanding of FDA, ISO and Quality systems.


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Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

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"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

Amitha

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.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

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