Senior Scientist in Analytical Development (f/m/d)

Jun 24, 2021

Job Description

Senior Scientist in Analytical Development (f/m/d), NTO, Kundl, Austria

500 million! That is how many patients we reach with our products every year, improving their lives. It is our aim to expand this to more than 1 billion – with your help and contribution as a Senior Scientist in Analytical Development Scientist (f/m/d) in our team. A division of Novartis, Sandoz is a global leader in generic and biosimilar medicines, committed to playing a leading role in driving access to medicine worldwide

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Design, plan, perform and document scientific experiments as well as statistical analysis and interpretation of the results to drive Development of analytical and galenical methods for solid and liquid dosage forms applying a QbD principles with special focus on rigorous DoE
• Actively support product development with scientific input and generate scientific documents to hand over to internal and/or external partners and also support generation of international registration documents
• Report, interpret and present scientific/technical results to management
• Participate in technical sub teams and fulfil assigned project tasks and responsibilities
• Actively participate in knowledge exchange; train and mentor associate scientists and technicians, temporary employees, and employees under training/education

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• MSc, PhD, or Postdoc in analytical chemistry or related field
• 2+ years of experience in pharma industry, preferably in analytical development
• Strong background in development and /or validation of dissolution and/or chromatographic methods and knowledge and experience of DOEs
• Passion for supporting the international scientific team in solving pharmaceutical challenges using a systematic approach
• Good knowledge of relevant software tools like Empower, ASAPprime, Zeneth, Fusion, DryLab, Autochrome, Design Expert / Minitab, etc. and knowledge of current GMP (EU, USA) and sophisticated technical writing skills
• Hands-on experience in HPLC, LC-MS, GC-MS, Dissolution, ICP-MS
• Sharp scientific skills allowing the drawing of accurate assumptions from limited data to assess the next step in a development program, strong communication and presentation skills and persuasive personality with a positive mind-set, team-minded and a strong can-do attitude
• Fluency in English, German is a plus

Desirable requirements:
• Experience / knowledge of analytical QbD is appreciated
• Audit experience highly appreciated
• IVIVC knowledge is an asset: A track record of peer-reviewed publications demonstrating scientific success and ability to write in a scientifically sound manner.

Why Sandoz?

500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2020 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? 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 here at Sandoz!

In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development options as well as worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. GJFA 6-7: In accordance with Austrian law, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary as stated in the collective bargaining agreement. For this position the minimum salary is € 47.455,52/year (on a full time basis). We also offer a potential market oriented excess payment in line with your experience and qualifications.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Sandoz is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
Our recruitment decisions are based on selecting the best person for the job, regardless of gender, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

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