Description The ODP Associate will gain valuable experience across Baxter's BioScience US Operations including but not limited to Production, Quality, Supply Chain / Logistics, Process Sciences & Technical Operations, Engineering, and Continuous Improvement (Lean / Six Sigma), as well as leadership. ODP Associate completes 3 (9-month) rotations. Associates are required to relocate as necessary for each rotation, relocation assistance is provided. At least one supervisory rotation. At the conclusion of the program, typically ODP Associates are expected to have post program placement position within one of the Manufacturing locations in the USA. · Manufacturing—responsible for learning, understanding and leading a manufacturing processes and/or team as well as support systems that ensure quality and on time delivery of product in a safe manner · Quality—ensure adequate adherence and deployment of quality systems such as batch record review, product release, change control, exception management, laboratory testing, validation, and / or product annual reviews. · Engineering – Will be exposed to equipment design, operation and troubleshooting with heavy interface to manufacturing, quality and maintenance functions May also learn equipment commissioning process (e.g. developing URS, FRS, DDS, performing FAT/SAT, FMEA and qualification). · Supply Chain—learn distribution, purchasing, warehouse operations and planning within a manufacturing environment. · Project Management—responsible for learning and understanding all aspects of project management as it applies to project execution on critical facility project(s). The areas in which this Associate will run the project(s) will include but not be limited to Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain Management and Information Systems · Process Sciences & Technical Operations– will learn how to develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods by utilizing knowledge of product design, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, quality control standards, validation, and soliciting observations from operators. Qualifications Demonstrated Leadership skills to include personal accountability, decision quality, customer focus, drive for results, integrity and trust. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated risk taker and initiator. Strong influencing skills. Ability to multi-task effectively. Ability to solve technical problems. Flexibility to work in assignments across functions and locations in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must be already authorized to be legally employed on an on-going basis in the United States Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical) or Hard Sciences (BioChemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology) required, Master’s degree or MBA strongly preferred. Demonstrated leadership experience required. Excellent academic standing: minimum 3.0 overall GPA required. One to Three years prior work experience and/or relevant co-op or internship experience preferred. Generates new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated ideas; is good at developing creative ideas into actionable products or services; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers; appropriately challenges the status quo. Accepts personal responsibility; demonstrates ownership for achieving results; consistently meets or exceeds goals; operates in accordance with Baxter’s global business practice standards; understands and promotes compliance with Baxter policy and legal obligations; seeks advice from appropriate experts; encourages open dialogue about ethics and compliance questions as they arise Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluates products, processes and/or services against those standards; creates an environment that supports continuous improvement Demonstrates appropriate sense of urgency and decisiveness; quickly senses what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; quickly zeros in on the critical few and is able to set aside lower priorities; establishes steps that are repeatable and sustainable. Shows regard and consideration for others; understands and is able to relate to the perspectives of other people; sensitive to challenges and situations in the work and non-work lives of others; values and leverages the perspectives and skills of the entire team; seeks and includes diverse perspectives; creates an inclusive environment where diversity of all kinds is embraced, respected and valued. Can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty; can decide and act without having the total picture; can effectively cope with and initiate change; can shift gears comfortably; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things if priorities shift; can overcome barriers and anticipate issues Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; actively seeks and listens to customer input and requirements; focuses on making improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect. In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility. May be required to stand and walk frequently to access other areas in the facility. May require periodic standing in manufacturing areas. • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs. • May be required to climb stairs. Elevator access provided. • Gowning in controlled areas. • May be working in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn. • Inside working conditions. • Pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high. • May be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. • Additional demands based on location/department • Must be able to work in controlled 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 the manufacturing environment. • May work in a cold, wet environment and climb up and into large processing tanks for cleaning. • Will be working in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn. • Will work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and celite that may require respiratory protection. • 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. • Inside working conditions. • 5% travel.
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