Production supervisor biologicals

Oct 12, 2021

Job Description

4 million euro! That is the cost per batch for the new high value biological products being compounded and filled on our new installations. As production supervisor, you have an important role within Novartis as key part of the production. You are responsible for the daily realization of the planned production targets according to the required quality standards.

Embrace the future of the Biological organization and join the team.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• You will be jointly responsible for the daily realization of the planned production figure, according to the required quality standards. You will ensure a good communication flow top down and bottom up.
• Moreover, you will optimize the production process (in terms of capacity, quality, productivity, costs...) in a strongly people-oriented environment.
• You will supervise sterile activities, filling, packaging or assembly activities according to existing procedures in order to ensure quality and productivity.
• You will manage a team of 15 employees, you will take care of the division and play a coaching role. You will also provide training and education.
• You will be responsible for defining and developing projects that can make production more efficient and / or more qualitative (capacity expansions, automation and adjustments in processes and process flows).

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• A degree in a scientific / technical direction (university or equivalent, eg bio-engineer, engineer, pharmacist).
• At least 2 years of professional experience
• A pleasant and friendly personality, you know how to put people at ease, you are highly emphatic.
• Stress resistance in a dynamic environment and capability to cope with quickly changing priorities in the plan.
• Human knowledge, good logical reasoning skills, good organizational and coordination talent and the capacity to devise and implement process improvements in a creative way.
• Excellent knowledge (speaking and writing) of English and Dutch.

Desirable requirements:
• Experience in pharma and / or a production environment
• 2 years of management experience.

You’ll receive:

We offer you a challenging, international and interdisciplinary work environment. Investment in people is a priority for Novartis. We offer a range of possibilities for personal development and career opportunities within the group to motivated, qualified people. We offer you a competitive salary and benefit package. Novartis also supports a flexible work-life integration (working remotely, flexi-time schedules, ...). Your office will be based in Puurs. Locally, we offer benefits to ensure our associate's mental and physical well-being. There is a fitness available for our associates to use and we offer a bike-leasing program. We have a mental coach on site as well.

Why consider Novartis?

769 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Novartis Technical Operations
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