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.
Supervise daily activities in the production area to ensure manufacturing goals and project deadlines are met while maintaining compliance with current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs), SOPs, environmental health and safety (EHS) guidelines and any other regulations that may apply. Monitor and insure efficiency and effectiveness in various areas. Insure operational efficiency, troubleshoot and investigate as necessary. Perform all duties with a focus on optimizing safety, quality, service and cost. May supervise more than one department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Communicates guidance, support, direction and leadership through effective interactions with all personnel during daily operations.
Supervises the day-to-day production, scheduling, staffing, material management, compliance, training and auditing activities. Identify/prioritize/provide resources as appropriate.
Interviews, hires, coaches, motivates, develops, recognizes and manages performance of direct reports. Provides regular feedback to all direct reports. Assist in setting performance objectives and development plans and monitor progress.
Reviews, approves, and manages documentation for batch and system records. Assists in release of product for distribution. Assists in meeting product release time goals.
Identifies, initiates and facilitates continuous improvements, lean manufacturing activities and initiatives, such as 5S, visual management, kaizens. This role may also be responsible for identifying and implementing VIPs.
Insures resources and raw materials are utilized in the most efficient and productive manner possible.
Develops training content and facilitates and verifies appropriate training for employees in the area.
Ensures compliance with all GMP rules, product documentation, specifications, SOPs, and FDA requirements as required.
Submits and/or maintains and distributes reports related to attendance, labor, efficiency, safety, scrap and others as needed.
Performs/leads technical reviews, investigations and process improvement projects.
Provides manufacturing input into integration and validation of new equipment and processes.
Resolves technical, material and cGMP problems that may impact project deadlines. Provides guidance and troubleshooting assistance as needed during a deviation in the process.
May represent the company during FDA inspections or provide information as necessary to FDA that establishes credibility and demonstrates compliance with cGMPs.
May monitor capital expenditures and assist in developing budgets.
Strong professional writing skills and ability to prepare technical reports.
Ability to understand cGMPs and other regulatory guidelines applicable to the medical/pharmaceutical industry.
Ability to respond to detailed inquiries, and present information to groups and senior management.
May be required to supervise multiple groups.
Ability to work weekends and overtime when necessary is required.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree and 6 or more year 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 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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