Quality Manager - Chemistry Lab
Marion , North Carolina
November 16, 2016
Job Description :
Every day, Baxter touches the lives of millions of patients and providers worldwide who rely on our essential hospital and renal products and services. You'll find Baxter's products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. Baxter's employees are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care. Our commitment to our mission means we are there when patients and healthcare professionals need us, during the critical moments that matter most.
1. Manage the activities of the chemistry laboratory, receiving and inspection, and process validation with responsibility for results in terms of product quality, performance and safety. Implements the quality systems procedures and manages compliance in a section or department.
2. Understands and assures conformance to regulations in the microbiology laboratory. Interfaces with regulators during regulatory inspections.
3. Responsible for ensuring that all systems and processes of the Chemistry Lab are carried out and conform to requirements (GMPs, SOPs, Specs)
4. May participate in or manage quality assessments of internal operations and suppliers to analyze compliance and assess risk.
5. Interacts frequently with subordinate supervisors and functional peer group managers.
6. Identifies and manages continuous improvement projects with the objective of achieving quality, reliability and cost improvements.
7. Develops budget for a section or department and ensures adherence to the budget.
8. Manages the coaching, training and development of subordinates.

Qualifications :
1. Thorough knowledge of applicable procedures, specifications, regulations and standards.
2. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
3. Ability to manage/supervise a team of employees.
4. Good communication and leadership skills.
5. Good interpersonal/communication/influencing/negotiation skills.
6. Good project management skills.
7. BS in chemistry or related science. 5+ years of experience, which should include 1-2 years of supervisory experience.

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.

A little about us:
Our employees are connected by an enduring commitment to save and sustain lives. This higher purpose binds us in doing work that matters.

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