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Quality Assurance Specialist - Portugal

Req #: JR - 085633 Location Sintra, Lisbon District, Portugal Job Category: Quality Control Date Posted: 11/22/2022

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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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  • Paid Time Off

  • 2 Days a Year to Volunteer

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  • Detail Oriented
  • Continuous Learner
  • Courageous
  • Collaborative
  • Critical Thinker
  • Influential

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Quality Assurance Specialist - Portugal

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.

Your role at Baxter:

As a Quality Assurance Specialist in Portugal, you will report to the Sr Manager Country QA & RA Iberia and support the implementation of Country QA processes (Good Distribution Practices and Supplier QA management) and will be involved in Post marketing surveillance Activities.

You will be responsible for the Quality management system and documentation, ensuring that processes related to mentioned activities are in compliance with local regulations, to the Corporate Quality Manual and to the ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 requirements and ensure appropriate contacts with country Pharmacovigilance, Logistic, Technical Service, Customer Service and Business are maintained.

If you are passionate about quality and are looking for a place where you choose to work with talented and dynamic people whose primary focus is to save and sustain lives and your work values focus on speed, simplicity, courage and collaboration. Then we would love to hear from you.

What are your responsibilities?

  • CQA processes
  • Ensure service providers for warehouse and distribution comply with Baxter requirements and applicable legislation_ Good Distribution Practice
  • Guarantee all process associated with distribution follows Baxter requirements and applicable legislation (eg: returns, release, hold, traceability…)
  • Quality system management activities: Training, Non-conformity and CAPA investigation and implementation and internal auditing.
  • Post marketing surveillance
  • Field Actions execution
  • Quality management system and documentation
  • Ensure corporate local regulation, Corporate Quality manual, ISO 9001 and 13485 compliances
  • Other
  • Act at all times in compliance with local legislation and according to Baxter’s Quality Management Systems and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements

We are presently seeking people who have:

  • Min of 2-3 years of experience in a similar role- logistics/distribution experience would be an advantage
  • University degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Natural Sciences or equivalent degree in a scientific field
  • Strong analytical/problem solving and multitasking skills
  • Knowledge of quality standards (GMP; ISO..), applicable to country regulations (ISO 9001 and 13485 knowledge)
  • Great communication skills in English and Portuguese
  • Resourceful IT user

Why do you want to work at Baxter?

  • Inspiring work environment and company culture (Great Place to Work Award 2021
  • Professional development opportunities
  • High importance placed on work life balance (Family Responsible Certificate efr)
  • Private medical & life insurance
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Commitment to growing and developing an inclusive and diverse workforce

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer and is therefore firmly committed towards making employment opportunities available to all qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, age, disability, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, responsibility for dependents, religion or trade union membership.

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected]xter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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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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