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Baxter Manager, ECM/TPFG in Deerfield, Illinois

Manager, ECM/TPFG

Req # JR - 037381

Location Deerfield, Illinois, United States

Job Category Manufacturing

Date posted 03/29/2021

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.

Position Overview

  • Support the External Contract Manufacturing (ECM) Third Party Finished Goods (TPFG) organization in execution resulting in business sustainability, growth and cost savings.

  • Partnerwith ECM/TPFG manufacturerstoensurequality,deliveryand cost meetorexceedBaxter’sexpectations.

  • Serveas liaison between company and ECM/TPFG Manufacturer network.

  • Manage contracts to ensure delivery on company expectations, and meeting budget targets, cost savings and capacity management.

  • Partner with Commercial and Supply Chain functions to ensure continuity of product supply.

  • Maintain and review supplier performance to ensure conformance to supplier management goals (cost, quality, service, delivery)

  • Create cost saving opportunities through competitive bidding, negotiations to achieve / exceed savings targets and deliver on-time reporting

  • Coordinate communication between all applicable internal and externalfunctions/organizations regarding ECM/TPFG operations.

  • Analyze actual to budget cost variances, identify root cause, and drive cost improvement.

  • Manage issues to ensure efficient and effective resolution.

  • Lead performance business reviews withsuppliers/contractingorganizations.

  • Partner with Quality Assurance to support/perform supplier audits, quality investigations, and non-conformance analysis by providing appropriate product/process expertise.

Qualifications - External Qualifications

  • Bachelor’sdegree required.

  • Five plus years of Medical Device / Pharmaceutical / Biologics industry experience working with Marketing, R&D, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Quality required.

  • Technical Skills appropriate to the assigned ECM/TPFG Category, including: cGMP-Regulations and Regulatory Affairs, Quality Control and Assurance, and Operations.

  • Cross functional team leadership; ability to work and influence across business units and functions, multi-site, multi- cultural. Proven ability to hold others accountable.

  • Ability to develop and manage partnerships.

  • Ability to drive and sustain transformational change.

  • Strong financial acumen preferred.

  • Production acumen preferred

  • Management level presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute complex plans on time and on budget.

  • Ability to think strategically and to provide clear direction to others.

  • Superior analytical, organization, and project management skills

  • This person can be located anywhere in North America or Europe.

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

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 thelinkhere and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.