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Manage through subordinates the coordination of the activities in the Quality Control Microbiology Laboratory. Is responsible for results in terms of product quality and conformance to regulations and Baxter quality policies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage the activities of a section or department in the Quality organization with responsibility for results in terms of product quality, performance and safety.
In some instances, this manager may be responsible for a functional area and may not have subordinates.
Implements the quality systems procedures and manages compliance in a section or department. Understands and assures conformance to regulations in a section or department.
Interfaces with regulators during regulatory inspections.
May participate in or manage quality assessments of internal operations and suppliers to analyze compliance and assess risk. Interacts frequently with subordinate supervisors and functional peer group managers.
Identifies and manages continuous improvement projects with the objective of achieving quality, reliability and cost improvements.
Develops budget for a section or department and ensures adherence to the budget.
Manages the coaching, training and development of subordinates.
Thorough knowledge of applicable procedures, specifications, regulations and standards.
Ability to manage / supervise a large team of employees.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Good communication and leadership skills.
Good interpersonal / communication / influencing / negotiation skills.
Good project management skills.
Must not be allergic to penicillin or cephalosporin drugs.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in science with 5 or more years of experience in Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering or related field including 1 - 2 years of supervisory experience. Microbiology degree preferred.
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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