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Quality Lab Associate - Chemist

Company: BAXTER
Location: Gassville
Posted on: March 18, 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.

Your role at Baxter

As a Quality Lab Associate you will be responsible for the outgoing quality, safety, and efficacy of product produced at Mountain Home (relative to Chemistry Laboratory analyses) involving complex routine and non-routine testing and validation in the lab.

What you'll be doing

  • Perform routine chemical raw material testing through final analyses. Testing is process driven involving SOP, JIB, CQP and Spec procedure/guidance
  • Interpret and analyze results. If any results are out of limit/specifications, initiate and complete an investigation.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities, problem solving events, and cross-functional teams requiring independent judgment and decision making for solutions.
  • Assure compliance of manufacturing and quality control operations per all required procedures, standards and regulations.
  • Update procedures, conduct routine audits, review of completed chemical testing for compliance.
  • Initiate investigations, collect all data, make hypotheses, test hypotheses, identify root cause, determine trends, and make recommendations for corrective action/preventative action.
  • Identify, define and investigate problems relating to product, process and quality systems including out-of-limits situations.
  • Document results electronically or use other forms of records. Maintain Data Integrity at all times, following Baxter guidance procedures. Your team

    Baxter is focused on saving and sustaining lives by manufacturing high-quality products. We strive to create quality products for our customers each day.

    Delivering life-saving products is about getting them right, and attention to detail is how we make sure we meet that challenge. We are a team that supports each other throughout each shift. Working together in a supportive and open culture makes our processes evolve for the better and engages our workforce.

    The role offers competitive salary, and great benefits. Including a 401K and bonuses. You'll be offered extensive training, and the tight-knit working environment within the Manufacturing team means employees get additional training from their direct manager and peers when needed.

    What you'll bring
    • Bachelor of science in science related field (Chemistry Preferred)
    • 2+ years' experience preferred
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and ability to use other appropriate software.
    • Basic laboratory skills including mathematical skills for analytical calculations as defined per procedures including basic rounding and significant figure. 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 $ 52,800 to $ 132,000 , plus an annual incentive bonus. 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 the role, business line, and geographic/office location.

      Physical and Safety Requirements:
      • Adhere to laboratory safety procedures and practices to maintain safety.
      • Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends.
      • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office equipment is required.
      • Position requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
      • Must be able to perform gowning requirements.
      • Must be able to wear applicable Personal Protective Equipment.
      • Position requires handling of laboratory chemicals.
      • Occasional travel as required.
      • Must be able to see full spectrum of color.
      • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
        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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        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, Springfield , Quality Lab Associate - Chemist, Healthcare , Gassville, Missouri

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