Quality Control Analyst I
Baxter - Thousand Oaks, CA

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Req ID 52051BR

Business Title
Quality Control Analyst I

Global Quality

BioScience Support



Location of Position
Thousand Oaks, CA


Job Description

Summary :
Conduct critical biological, chemical and physical analyses on raw materials, in-process and final products, and samples collected from environmental monitoring programs at Baxter manufacturing facilities. Work under minimum supervision.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Use laboratory instrumentation (for air monitoring and biosafety cabinet) and computer systems to collect and record data (LIMS system). Perform assays requiring precise analytical skills and understanding of biology principles (EM monitoring, gas monitoring, water monitoring, bioburden testing) Complete all testing, including special project / protocol testing in a timely and appropriate manner. Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs and specifications, FDA, GLP, QSR and cGMP regulations. Investigate nonconformances and write nonconformance reports. 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. May perform other duties as assigned. Physical Demand:

Light work (frequently) May be required to lift up to 20 lbs. May be required to push up to 75 lbs. May be required to stand and walk constantly. May be required to kneel rarely. May be required to balance rarely. May be required to climb stairs occasionally. May be required to climb ladders occasionally. May be required to work on unprotected heights rarely. May be required to carry frequently. May require use of head /neck rarely. May be required to crawl rarely. May be required to use hand / finger feel frequently. May be required to grip and grasp frequently. May require repetitive/sustained stooping and bending rarely. May be required to drive rarely. May require overhead reaching occasionally.

Job Requirements

Qualifications :
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently, and in a timely fashion. Computer literate. Must be detail oriented, conscientious and have high reading comprehension skills. Must have basic understanding of laboratory instrumentation. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors and peers. Must be able to read, write, and converse in English. Must be able to navigate, conduct searches, and fill on line forms on Personal Computer for the purposes of training, performance management, and self service applications. Must have the ability to navigate electronic mail systems and intranet for communication purposes. Good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment. Must have the following personal attributes: integrity and trust, work ethic, sound judgment, intellectual honesty, pragmatism, courage and conviction. Must have passion to innovate and drive for solutions. Must display personal accountability for results and integrity. Must display eagerness to learn and continuously improve. Must have uncompromising dedication to quality. Must have relentless focus on rapid and disciplined action. Must have respect for individuals and the diverse contributions of all. Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing. Knowledge of basic laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including but not limited to: autoclaves, process tanks, incubators, analytical equipment, and CIP/SIP systems. Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures. Education and/or Experience: Bachelors Degree in Microbiology, or Biological Science with Laboratory coursework and 0-2 years experience. Working Environment:

Must be able to work in controlled or clean room environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet, and body. No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish, or artificial fingernails may be worn in these work environments. May work in a cold, wet environment May be working in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn. Must be able to work a compressed work week (i.e., 4 days a week; 10 hour days) Possible exposure to cool / hot storage condition. May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed. Must be able to work more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a workweek as required. Overtime may be required at times. Will have interaction with other people. Pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.

Doing Work that Matters
Baxter provides its employees with comprehensive compensation and benefits. To view additional opportunities at Baxter and to learn more about the company, please visit our Web site at http://www.careers.baxter.com/. EOE M/F/D/V.

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axter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), is an American health care company with headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois. The company primarily...