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Sr Manager, Quality

Req # JR - 023962 Location Round Lake, Illinois, United States Additional Locations 40 Job Category Quality Control Date posted 07/20/2020

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Manages through subordinates the coordination of the activities of several sections or departments in the Quality organization. Is responsible for results in terms of compliance and/or product quality and conformance to regulations and Baxter quality policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the activities of several sections or departments in the Quality organization with responsibility for results in terms of compliance and/or product quality.
  • Implements the quality systems procedures in several sections or departments and manages compliance.
  • Understands and ensures conformance to regulations applicable to several sections or departments.
  • May participate in or manage quality assessments of internal operations and suppliers to analyst compliance and assess risk.
  • Interacts frequently with internal subordinate supervisors, functional peer and senior group managers.
  • Manages interactions with regulators and customers to represent the company products and processes.
  • Identifies and manages continuous improvement projects with the objective of achieving quality, reliability and cost improvements.
  • Develops budget for several sections or departments and ensures adherence to the budget.
  • Manages coaching, training and development of direct reports and team.


  • Thorough knowledge of applicable procedures, specifications, regulations and standards.
  • Quality Systems knowledge is required
  • Pharma background is a plus
  • Ability to manage / supervise a large team of employees.
  • CAPA/NCR/Validation experience is required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, influencing, negotiation skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Candidate must not be allergic to Penicillin or Cephalosporin Drugs

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS in science or engineering; advanced degree helpful.
  • 10 plus years in Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering or related field.
  • 7  years of management experience required

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