Microbiologist 1

328111BR
Oct 01, 2021
Singapore

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 will be responsible in leading the day-to-day operations of the QC Microbiology Laboratory and ensure comply with cGMP/HSE requirements.

Key Responsibilities
• Supports and arrange the lab activities associated with:
- Environmental monitoring for viable by using air sampling and contact plate for surfaces
- WFI sampling and microbiological/chemical testing.
- Compressed Gases sampling and testing for viable and non-viable content
- Microbial Enumeration Test for in process and drug substance samples
- Cleaning validation and verification for microbiological samples
- Growth Promotion Test for in-house prepared media or ready prepared media
- Bacterial Endotoxin Test for in process and drug substance samples
- Data evaluation and trending
• Ensure the housekeeping and inventory of the consumables/media
• Involve in optimizations of test procedures/Lean Lab to improve efficiency and productivity of microbiology laboratory
• Creation/Revision of SOPs/work instructions s/JTO/TTO related to microbiology laboratory
• Perform other duties as the need arises or necessary

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

• Degree in in Microbiology, Biotechnology or Biological Sciences
• 1-2 years microbiology laboratory experience within the Pharmaceutical or related industry
• Open for graduates who have done internship in microbiology laboratory
• Ability to work in shifts

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!

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Novartis Technical Operations
NTO QUALITY
Singapore
Singapore
Quality
Full Time
Regular
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328111BR

Microbiologist 1

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