Baxter Director of Quality (QMR) in Cleveland, Mississippi
Director of Quality (QMR)
JR - 038183
Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
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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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Director of Quality (QMR)
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.
Understand, implement, maintain, and continually improve the effectiveness the Baxter Quality Management System for the Cleveland Solutions and Devices plant. Assure systems, processes, and procedures for regulatory compliance are established and deployed. Ensure compliance to applicable standards and regulations. Manage regulatory inspections. Serve as the Quality Management Representative for the plant. Ensure that measurable quality objectives and goals consistent with the quality policy are established and communicated. Directly and through subordinates develop and manage the planning, staffing, training and budgeting for the quality organization.
Reporting to the VP, Quality - America's Solutions, this is a high visibility role that's become available due to internal promotion.
Serve as the site Quality Management Representative (QMR) - leading internal and external audits from various agencies including the FDA
Ensuring quality and regulatory compliance
Managing regulatory inspection
Developing and deploying the quality systems
Ensuring the quality system processes are effectively established and maintained in accordance with applicable regulations, standards, and Baxter Quality System requirements.
Reviewing and assessing the suitability and effectiveness of the quality system.
Trending and performing data analysis
Coaching, training, and developing the quality team
Responsible for the outgoing, safety, quality, and efficacy of all finished products manufactured at the site
Develop, coach, mentor and ensure Quality teams are engaged and motivated to drive KPI's and site growth through efficient quality operations
Identify innovative opportunities to create better quality outcomes
Actively support production teams, ensuring harmony between production and quality goal
Strong leadership skills and demonstrated success in multi-location teams
Player/Coach mentality - able to drive a vision and execute as needed, teaching along the way
Active leadership around cultural and organizational change management
Strong, proven analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills
Verifiable success working with multifunctional, global teams
Excellent interpersonal communication, influencing, and negotiation skills required
BS degree in Science or Engineering (Engineering preferred)
Masters degree preferred
10+ years related work experience in Quality, Manufacturing, or related field in a pharma/solutions environment (injectables, aseptic filling, terminal sterilization or similar process/products)
4+ years of management level experience
Sitting/standing 8 hours per day. Light lifting may be required on occasion. Ability to gown to go into the clean rooms.
Primarily office environment with frequent access to production areas, laboratories, and production floor.
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