Quality Lab Assoc I
Location:
Bloomington , Indiana
Posted:
November 19, 2017
Reference:
170009R5

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.



Summary :

The Quality Lab Associate I performs entry-level laboratory testing (pH, density, volume, etc.) that requires a variety of chemical, biological, or physical analyses on products/systems in support of the company's quality program. This role works as part of the quality unit. This position reports to a Quality Control Chemistry Supervisor.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned) :
  • Operates applicable laboratory equipment (HPLC, UV, Karl Fischer, pH meter, density meter, etc.)
  • Performs testing in accordance with technical service studies, experimental batches and development studies
  • Performs raw material, in-process, and finished product testing
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company standard operating procedures (SOPs) and worldwide regulatory agency requirements
  • Writes non-conformance reports
  • Initiates Laboratory Investigation Reports
  • Performs general laboratory/personal area clean-up
  • Participates in continuous improvement functions involving teams, which increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality
  • Performs internal laboratory checklist and audits

Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Qualifications ):
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, or Biological Science with Analytical Chemistry or Laboratory coursework
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability to use enterprise software (examples include: JDE, BPLM, Pilgrim, Trackwise, etc.)
  • Knowledge of instrument/software/documentation repair and calibration systems preferred

Physical / Safety Requirements:
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office and laboratory equipment is required
  • Position may require sitting or standing for long periods of time.
  • This position requires handling of laboratory chemicals
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs
  • Must be able to qualify for 20/25 corrected vision and pass color blindness test




Summary :

The Quality Lab Associate I performs entry-level laboratory testing (pH, density, volume, etc.) that requires a variety of chemical, biological, or physical analyses on products/systems in support of the company's quality program. This role works as part of the quality unit. This position reports to a Quality Control Chemistry Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned) :
  • Operates applicable laboratory equipment (HPLC, UV, Karl Fischer, pH meter, density meter, etc.)
  • Performs testing in accordance with technical service studies, experimental batches and development studies
  • Performs raw material, in-process, and finished product testing
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company standard operating procedures (SOPs) and worldwide regulatory agency requirements
  • Writes non-conformance reports
  • Initiates Laboratory Investigation Reports
  • Performs general laboratory/personal area clean-up
  • Participates in continuous improvement functions involving teams, which increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality
  • Performs internal laboratory checklist and audits

Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Qualifications ):
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, or Biological Science with Analytical Chemistry or Laboratory coursework
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability to use enterprise software (examples include: JDE, BPLM, Pilgrim, Trackwise, etc.)
  • Knowledge of instrument/software/documentation repair and calibration systems preferred

Physical / Safety Requirements:
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office and laboratory equipment is required
  • Position may require sitting or standing for long periods of time.
  • This position requires handling of laboratory chemicals
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs
  • Must be able to qualify for 20/25 corrected vision and pass color blindness test


Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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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 email to Corporate_Staffing_Deerfield@baxter.com or call 877-229-4748 (877-BaxHR4U) and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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