Senior Expert, Process Science USP

Senior Expert, Process Science USP

Job Description

More than 380! That’s the number of associates in our Singapore Large Molecules division to support the making of medicines for our patients worldwide. The role is to design, plan, perform, interpret and report scientific experiments under the lead of the department head to contribute to overall MS&T strategies and objectives.

Key Responsibilities

• Comply with applicable GxP regulations, SOPs, HSE, ISEC & other Novartis Guidelines in the laboratory.
• Maintain up-to-date documentation of laboratory work carried out including documentation storage and archiving.
• Contribute to and maintain lab instructions, SOPs, templates.
• Support, qualification and calibration of lab / pilot equipment with accompanying documentation, schedule and perform routine maintenance.
• Contribute to the evaluation of new equipment.
• Evaluate and implement state-of- the-art technologies (laboratory methods, techniques), optimize existing methods, contribute to new method development and reproduce published methods.
• Owns and represents his/her area of responsibility in health authority inspections. Assess patent landscape with respect to specific project related questions.

Minimum requirements

• Preferable 8+ years experience in the pharmaceutical environment (e.g. laboratory, production, synthesis). Adequate scientific or technical knowledge in a specific area (e.g. synthetic, analytical, galenical, biotechnological).
• University degrees (BSc or MSc) from chemistry, biologics, pharma or any other appropriate natural sciences, Master or PhD would be an added advantage.
• Good knowledge of laboratory and/or technical tools.
• Basic presentation skills, good communication skills.
• Awareness for safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials and equipment.

Why consider Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

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