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Baxter Quality Lab Associate I (Weekend day shift) in Bloomington, Indiana

Quality Lab Associate I (Weekend day shift)

Req #:

JR - 037888


Bloomington, Indiana, United States

Job Category:

Quality Control

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This is where you make a difference in our patients’ safety. As a member of the Baxter Quality team, you will play an essential part in our mission of saving and sustaining lives. Quality is important throughout the entire product lifecycle and works collaboratively with all areas of the organization. Because Quality touches everything Baxter does, a role in Quality provides many opportunities for growth, learning and a successful career that has a daily impact on people’s lives.

  • Support for Parents

  • Continuing Education/Professional Development

  • Employee Health &Well-Being Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • 2 Days a Year to Volunteer

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What makes a successful Quality team member at Baxter? Take a look at some of the top traits we’re looking for and see if you’re a fit.

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Quality Lab Associate I (Weekend day shift)

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.


The Quality Lab Associate I perform entry-level laboratory testing (pH, density, volume, etc.) that requires a variety of chemical, biological, or physical analyses on products/systems in support of the company’s quality program. This role works three 12-hour days as part of the quality unit on a day time weekend shift. This position reports to a Quality Control Chemistry Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned)

  • Operates applicable laboratory equipment (HPLC, UV, Karl Fischer, pH meter, density meter, etc.)

  • Performs testing in accordance with technical service studies, experimental batches and development studies

  • Performs raw material, in-process, and finished product testing

  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company standard operating procedures (SOPs) and worldwide regulatory agency requirements

  • Writes non-conformance reports

  • Initiates Laboratory Investigation Reports

  • Performs general laboratory/personal area clean-up

  • Participates in continuous improvement functions involving teams, which increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality

  • Performs internal laboratory checklist and audits

Job Requirements (Education and Experience)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, or Biological Science with Analytical Chemistry or Laboratory coursework

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability to use enterprise software (examples include: JDE, BPLM, Pilgrim, Trackwise, etc.)

  • Knowledge of instrument/software/documentation repair and calibration systems preferred



Physical / Safety Requirements

  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment.

  • Duties may require overtime work, including nights, holidays, and weekends

  • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate office and laboratory equipment is required

  • Position may require sitting or standing for long periods of time.

  • This position requires handling of laboratory chemicals

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs

  • Must be able to qualify for 20/25 corrected vision and pass color blindness test

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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Reasonable Accommodations

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