Principal Scientist (m/f/d) - Downstream Process Development

324259BR
Jul 27, 2021
Austria

Job Description

Principal Scientist (m/f/d) - Downstream Process Development, Schaftenau, Austria

27! This is the number of people who work in Schaftenau on the development of Downstream Processes (DSP) for the manufacturing of biopharmaceutical drug substances.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• You will develop downstream processes for biopharmaceutical drug substances including new biological entities and biosimilars
• You will lead the DSP sub team for the projects in your area of responsibility in a matrix organization (organize and lead meetings, prepare minutes, define timelines and tasks) and provide scientific guidance and process optimization and characterization
• You will perform the successful technological transfer of our processes to production sites according to global and local procedures
• You will prepare and review technical documents including study protocols and reports, risk assessments and provide input for master documents
• You will align and collaborate with customers (e.g. Drug Substance Lead, Regulatory CMC, Quality Assurance, Production, Supply Chain)

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
Essential:
• Master Degree in biotechnology, biochemical engineering, biology, chemistry, biochemistry or similar with at least 4 years strong relevant industry experience or PhD in relevant field and at least 1-2 years relevant industry experience
• Fluency in English
• Experience in development of chromatography steps, normal flow and tangential flow filtration steps; proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
• A personality with a can-do mind-set and the ability to adopt to change with strong communication and presentation skills

Desirable requirements:
• Good in German
• Knowledge in project management

Why 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 here at Novartis!

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. 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 € 51.180,50/year (on a full time basis). In most cases, the actual salary will be higher, as we strive to maintain a competitive position in the market and consider your previous experience, qualifications and individual competencies.

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.
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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Global Drug Development
TECHNICAL R & D GDD
Austria
Schaftenau
Research & Development
Full Time
Regular
No
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324259BR

Principal Scientist (m/f/d) - Downstream Process Development

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