Full 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.
Baxter makes an impact by treating 75 million+ patients globally and providing products in 100+ countries. Baxter’s Pharmaceutical Global Business Unit (GBU) provides generic injectables and inhaled anesthetics that are crucial to patient care across the globe. Here at Baxter, we are working to bring smarter, more personalized care to the world while being one of the most trusted brands in medical products.
Our Sr. Program Manager – Pharmaceutical Operations will serve as a project manager for key initiatives driven by the VP of Pharmaceuticals Operations. You will drive strategic initiatives and provide program management support and communication to all levels of management, functions, and business units. In addition, you will manage continuous improvement projects and deliver on the operational scorecard (safety, quality, service, and cost).
This position will manage site readiness and resources to ensure that technology transfers, new product introductions and process improvement projects are completed on time and meeting KPIs. With your support and program management, YOU can be a make an impact on our patients by contributing to our mission to save and sustain lives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops manufacturing and technology transfer strategies consistent with the business strategy to ensure ability to deliver the planned business results between pharma sites/CMOs
Manages the development and maintenance of pharmaceutical operations report and metric needs for the Pharma GBU
Steers global projects that impact Pharma manufacturing sites (i.e. Covid 19 operation readiness)
Guides manufacturing operations through in-depth analysis and resolution of key strategic manufacturing issues
Provides key inputs towards optimizing the global manufacturing network and in managing aggregate capacities of the network
Supports the review and prioritization of manufacturing investments
Coaches and develops team members (typically manufacturing and strategy professionals from businesses / regions.) when working on projects
Knowledge in one or more of the following is needed to guide development of strategies: Manufacturing, Engineering or Operations
Solid understanding of the key drivers of manufacturing performance and how manufacturing capabilities can be used to derive competitive advantages
Requires a strategic orientation, ability to deal with uncertainty and ambiguity and the ability to help translate ideas into manufacturing / business strategies
Inspirational influencing skills and the ability to work in a highly matrixed organization
Confident in process and project management skills
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required with a preference in Science/Technology/Engineering. Master’s Degree is an advantage
10+ years of business experience and 5+ years of management experience in dealing with issues of business and manufacturing strategy
Experience in large scale manufacturing network. Pharma Operations is preferred but not required
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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