Research Associate II (Hybrid)

5-7 years
a month ago 3 Applied
Job Description

Vantive: A New Company Built On Our Legacy

Baxter is on a journey to separate our $5B Kidney Care segment into a standalone company. Vantive. will build on our nearly 70-year legacy in acute therapies and home and in-center dialysis to provide best-in-class care to the people we serve. We believe Vantive will not only build our leadership in the kidney care space, it will also offer meaningful work to those who join us.

At Vantive, you will become part of a community of people who are focused, courageous and don't settle for the mediocre. Each of us are driven to help improve patients lives worldwide. Join us as we revolutionize kidney care and other vital organ support.

.Completion of the proposed separation of Kidney Care from Baxter into a standalone company (to be named Vantive) remains subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions.

About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis sterile IV solutions infusion systems and devices parenteral nutrition surgery products and anesthetics and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

Job Summary

. Job Title -Research Associate II

. Location - Whitefield, Bangalore

. Shift - General

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support and leadership for life cycle management activities for the products of interest
  • As Change Owner, define, organize, plan and execute activities related to product design change and new product registration in compliance with current international/regional/national regulations with minimal support of senior colleagues or independently.
  • Provide technical assessment and strategy for product changes related to design, labeling, raw material, manufacturing support, regulatory compliance, quality improvement and new registrations in collaboration with senior scientists.
  • Lead, and coordinate - including follow-ups as required with global stakeholders - of technical activities in collaboration with key stakeholders, with respect of project commitment, quality procedures and business needs.
  • Provide technical information, &/or prepare reports based on internal or external data available to formulate response to authorities questions.
  • Propose options, work closely with stakeholders and develop action plan for problem-solving, product and process improvement.
  • Establish, maintain and update technical & design documentation according to Good Documentation Practices.
  • Participate in and at times lead multi-functional and international project team for effective collaboration and deliverables
  • Demonstrate excellent internal and cross-functional communication and provide regular status update of activities to senior management & stakeholder.
  • Independently create technically accurate reports with in-depth analyses as required using statistics or other relevant tools and mentor/coach help junior members to create information that can go into such reports.


  • Master's in chemistry or Pharmacy (or related disciplines) with minimum 5 years of relevant experience or B. Pharm with minimum 7+ years of experience.
  • Demonstrated ability in clear and effective communication (written, oral) and presentation skills to broad set of global stakeholders.
  • Excellent stakeholder management (local and global).
  • A proven track record of leading small to moderate size projects - especially Change Controls in Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • A proven track record of effectiveness in a fast-paced environment working in global teams.
  • Proven ability to deliver results by owning & being accountable for budget, timeline, and product/project deliverables.


  • Adequate orientation towards Kidney care therapies and products with time.
  • Hand-on knowledge of product development stages and life cycle management: development, stability, clinical, registration, process transfer, production, suppliers, customer service.
  • Hands-on knowledge of Design Control documentation and process.
  • Working knowledge / familiarity of international/regional/national regulations and standards
  • Demonstrated project management experience where business acumen, prioritization and portfolio management skills are required
  • Experience with Statistics and Six Sigma tools.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Can effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to shift gears between projects comfortably.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Solid computer skills: email, documentation and collaboration tools: e.g. WebEx, Teams, Microsoft Office products, etc.

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, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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For 90 years, we&#8217&#x3B;ve been making an impact at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers who make it happen. With products, therapies and digital health solutions available in more than 100 countries, Baxter&#8217&#x3B;s employees worldwide are now building upon the company&#8217&#x3B;s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations.

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