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Quality Lab Associate I- 1st Shift Weekends

Company: BAXTER
Location: Round Lake
Posted on: November 16, 2022

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. This is a weekend role Saturday/Sunday 10AM -8:30PM and two days during the week.Summary:The Position encompasses the biological, chemical and physical analyses on pharmaceutical products (biologics and drugs) through all stages of the manufacturing process from incoming raw materials to finished goods, and environmental monitoring programs.This is a first shift position that will be required to work on weekends to support training of analysts and to support projects and/or production, as required.A candidate must not be allergic to Penicillin and Cephalosporin or their related products and /or materials.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct critical chemical and physical analyses on Raw Materials, Initial, In-process and Final products, and samples collected from environmental monitoring programs at Baxter manufacturing facilities. Work under minimum supervision.
  • Use sophisticated laboratory instrumentation (HPLC, FTIR, UV, GC etc) and computer systems to collect and record data.
  • Perform advanced assays requiring precise analytical skills and understanding of biology and chemistry principles.
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs and specifications, FDA, GLP, QSR and cGMP regulations.
  • Participate in functions involving teams, which impact production, increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality.
  • Perform laboratory and manufacturing audits as required. Audit and update, as required, plant SOPs.
  • Perform equipment maintenance and calibrations as required.
  • Document the completion of testing in Notebooks, Controlled documents, Forms and LIMS and maintain accurate and complete quality records.
  • Follow, understand and comply with Baxter SOP's and policies on cGMP's and safety. Maintain a clean, safe and organized lab area, and potentially assume responsibility to ensure that others maintain their lab areas.
  • Investigate deviations and write exception/OOL/OOS/OOT documents.
  • Support improvement projects and drive efficiency through utilization of LEAN management principles (i/e/ 6S, Kaizens etc).
  • Proactively and cooperatively communicate with peers and management to ensure awareness of progress and issues; recommend solutions when issues arise.
  • Maintain and meet the highest standards in quality, customer service and regulatory compliance.
  • Other projects as assigned.Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of Empower CDS and LIMS is preferred but not required
    • Knowledge of GLP, cGMP requirements and familiar with USP/ICH guidelines is preferred but not required
    • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude in a highly dynamic environment
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pound when required
    • Must not be color blind
    • Occasional weekend work requiredEducation and/or Experience:
      • Bachelors degree in Chemistry or Science related degree with 6 months or more of experience 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 OpportunityBaxter 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 . 081963

Keywords: BAXTER, Arlington Heights , Quality Lab Associate I- 1st Shift Weekends, Healthcare , Round Lake, Illinois

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