Associate Scientist Bioanalytics

Associate Scientist Bioanalytics
A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.

**Second Shift Position. Candidates must be available to 4 day, 10 hour shifts including at least one weekend day per week**

Your Responsibilities:

Your Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Performing Bioanalytical testing in support of clinical and commercial release strategies.

Document results within electronic and paper based systems accordingly.

Peer review and archive analytical data in lab documentation systems.

Manage reagent and equipment inventory for assigned areas of responsibilities.

Ensure cleanliness of laboratory working areas.

What you'll bring to the role:

Understanding of bioassay test methods (Elisa, Flow cytometry, qPCR, cell culture).

Deliver quality results on time to all customers, internal and external.

Complies with SOPs and GxPs in a consistent and compliant manner.

Escalate issues to laboratory management in a timely manner.

Detail orientated and able to proof work and identify non-standard format or wording, and errors within documents.
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

High School Degree/GED Required

Preferred BS in Cell biology Immunology, Molecular biology, virology, biochemistry, microbiology or other related science.

6+ months of experience in the pharmaceutical, biologics, microbiology, sterile manufacture, or medical device industry, ideally in a QC laboratory setting is preferred

Understanding of the concepts of cGxP

Understanding and hands-on exposure to bioassay test methods (Elisa, Flow cytometry, qPCR, cell culture) in a professional and/or academic setting

Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Experienced in the use of computer based systems and applications
Novartis Technical Operations
Morris Plains
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Full Time