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Vice President of Quality - Healthcare Systems and Technology

Company: Baxter International
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

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.

The Vice President leads Quality and Regulatory for Baxter Healthcare Systems and Technology (HST) GBU whichis made up of 16 Device Manufacturing facilities, Product Quality, and Regulatory strategy.They are accountable for the development and implementation of strategies to achieve the quality, business, and compliance goals.


  • Participate as a member of the Global Quality Senior Leadership team and the GBU Leadership team
  • Responsible for supporting all the currently marketed products sold/produced in the GBU's; actively monitoring customer complaints, identifying potential quality or safety issues, assessing the potential risk, recommending mitigation strategies/actions, and effecting any field corrections, product removals, corrective/preventative actions required
  • Act as the spokesperson and lead negotiator in planning and implementing all interactions with the relevant Regulatory Authorities and Agencies to maintain, resolve or improve GBU compliance standing.
  • Lead and direct all the relevant Quality organizations; setting, managing, and communicating priorities based on the Business needs and strategies.
  • Guide relationships with regulatory authorities to facilitate interactions on behalf of Baxter GBU for critical issues
  • Oversee development and negotiation of overall plans regarding safety, efficacy, and quality to assure viability for GBU registrations
  • Create and lead culture within the Manufacturing teams to maintain ethics and compliance in everything we do.
  • Attract, coach, and develop a top quartile team.
    • 15+ years of experience in Quality and/or Manufacturing in the Medical Device industry.
    • Bachelor's Degree in a Life Science or Engineering discipline is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
    • Proven leadership ability with a track record of making difficult decisions in a logical, rational manner.
    • Comfortable working at a global level and in a highly matrixed environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to work as a senior leader and to engage the entire senior leadership team as needed.Strong communication skills are essential.
    • Experience working in a matrix global environment.
    • 50% travel required.
      We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has a base salary range of 232,000 to 348,000 plus an annual incentive bonus, commission and equity target. The above range represents the expected base salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in role, business line, and geographic/office location.


      The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

      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.

      EEO is the Law
      EEO is the law - Poster Supplement
      Pay Transparency Policy

      Reasonable Accommodations

      Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

      Recruitment Fraud Notice

      Baxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice.

Keywords: Baxter International, Arlington Heights , Vice President of Quality - Healthcare Systems and Technology, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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