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Sr Scientist I

Req #: JR - 029622 Location Suzhou, Jiangsu, China Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 04/08/2021

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Sr Scientist I

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.

  • Act as Product Design Owner (PDO) delegate at the plant within the product family and technical expert for projects in development and lifecycle management activities within Renal Solutions Team
  • Act as a R and D Liaison for supporting all  APAC Manufacturing, cross-functions  and R&D sites globally
  • Co-ordinate, organize, plan and execute sustaining activities in compliance with current QA/ environmental/ regulations and standards
  • Provide technical leadership, own change controls and guide  PI Leads within its product family in order to get tasks accomplished according to plans, milestones and business needs
  • Support Audit related initiatives for the site and adhere to good documentation practices
  • Review and approve Design Control documentation for projects in development and sustaining activities.
  • Establish, maintain and update technical specification describing product appearance, characteristics and functions, and associated verification and validation documents in collaboration with the respective product design owner of a given product family
  • Organize, plan and follow the execution of product changes, supplier changes and labelling tasks related to life cycle management projects
  • Support worldwide product registration and launch following international/regional/national regulations; provide technical support to authorities questions
  • Participate to products/process/cost improvements related to life cycle management projects
  • Provide resource estimation and forecast

Ensure good internal and cross-functional communication and regular status update of projects

Qualifications

  • PhD in Pharmacy with minimum 8 years’ relevant work experience or Masters in Pharmacy (or related disciplines) with minimum 11  years’ of relevant work experience  
  • Must be proficient in English and must be able to make clear and effective communication (written, oral, & technical presentations) to global stakeholders on a frequent basis
  • A proven track record of stakeholder management (local and global) and effectiveness in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to deliver results within budget, timeline, and product/project deliverables

    Skills

  • Good knowledge of Renal therapies and products
  • Good knowledge of product development stages and life cycle management: development, stability, preclinical, clinical, registration, process transfer, production, suppliers, customer service
  • Good knowledge of Design Control documentation and process
  • Working knowledge of international/regional/national regulations and standards
  • Portfolio management and business acumen of renal products
  • Experience in project management
  • Must be able to able to carry out strategy and vision set by upper management and be able to communicate the vision to more junior associates.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Can effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to shift gears between projects comfortably.
  • Fluency in English
  • Solid computer skills: email, documentation and collaboration tools: e.g. WebEx, Teams, Microsoft Office products, etc.

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 Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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 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."

Reagan

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."

Karthik

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."

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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