Apr 11, 2022

Job Description

Senior Expert Engineering (f/m/d) - Device Technology / Autoinjectors, 80-100%, Global Drug Development, Schaftenau, Austria

7! This is number of combination product technology platforms that Novartis is currently working on. Novartis has an ambitious program in drug delivery devices and to meet our future portfolio needs we are seeking an experienced engineer in the development of medical devices. Our team is developing medical devices that delivers drugs safely to patients’ lung, systemic circulation and the eye.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Lead technical development in cross-functional teams for easy-to-use, safe and robust products
• Work with third party suppliers
• Write key design history file documents: design input requirements, global component specifications and design verification documents. Ensure device design development is delivered to a high quality
• Manage testing and characterization for acceptance, compliance, performance etc., and suggest improvements
• Perform root cause analysis and develop robust solutions to prevent re-occurrence
• Ensure components are delivered and controlled to the required quality for clinical trials and commercial production

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:
• Degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
• Preferably 5 years of experience in medical device development
• Proficient spoken communication and excellent technical writing skills in English
• Experience in designing plastic and metal components; tolerance analysis and math-modeling; lab testing
• Experience in device manufacturing and QC testing or in material qualification, MDR
• Good knowledge in design for manufacturing and assembly
• Design History File documentation

Desirable requirements:
• Interest and ability in working on a broad area of parenteral technologies to support a large pipeline
• Experience in systems engineering

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 € 52.204,4/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
Research & Development
Full Time
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Senior Expert Engineering (f/m/d) - Device Technology / Autoinjectors

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