Baxter Quality Associate III in Marion, North Carolina

About Baxter Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

Successfully perform all the primary activities as defined in the QAI and QA II job positions. Ability to handle multiple projects and demonstrate effectiveness in task completion, decision-making, empowerment of others, exception management, training, problem solving and team leadership. A functional understanding of FDA, ISO and Baxter Quality systems is also required.

· Lead ongoing daily departmental activities for areas of direct responsibility and assist other Quality areas in the successful performance of these activities.

· Manage activities of self in achieving defined quality goals in an efficient, accurate and timely manner.

· Ensure business needs and timeliness requirements of the department are met or exceeded globally

· Write, review, analyze and revise written Procedures and submit procedural changes as needed to meet Corporate, Divisional, Plant, Regulatory Requirements, etc.

· Partners with facilities, divisions, and regions to ensure successful implementation and compliance to procedures / regulations

· Be involved in and lead multiple process/product improvement projects or other focus groups, design of experiments, validations, development of new methodologies and improving existing methodologies, data generation, report development and presentation.

· Lead audit ready status efforts for assigned areas and assist other areas within the facility in understanding FDA, ISO and Baxter quality requirements. Maintain a high level of expertise in current regulatory requirements.

· Must be a recognized by all levels of the facility as a subject matter expert in their area and be able to demonstrate leadership ability.

· Assists and writes validations, audits and assessments.

· Understand scientific strategies and be able to invent new methods or new avenues of investigation.

· Good interpersonal/communication/influencing/negation skills.

· Good project management skills

· Working knowledge of FDA Regulations, Application of Good Laboratory Practices, and Application of Good Manufacturing Practices.

· Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering required

· 5-8 years experience in IT, Engineering or related field.

· 2-3 years of experience in auditing techniques, interpreting regulations and quality system helpful.

· Strong technical writing skills. Must be able to clearly document audit findings within audit reports.

· Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills.

Good interpersonal, communication, influencing, negotiation skills.

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Job: *Quality

Organization: *Global Operations - Manufacturing

Title: Quality Associate III

Location: North Carolina-Marion

Requisition ID: 190000DH