Aug 03, 2022

Job Description

Manufacturing Interface (Technical Steward), 50-100% (f/m/d), NTO, Schaftenau, Austria

More than 570! That’s the number of associates in our Drug Substance Bioproduction team at Schaftenau/Tyrol in Austria to support the making of medicines for our patients worldwide.
Join our team as Technical Steward (f/m/d) and you can make a difference to millions of patients around the world by pioneering technological innovation, supporting the life cycle management and continuously improvement of one of the most diverse and innovative product & manufacturing portfolios within the Large Molecule division.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Provide specialist knowledge and expertise to the site as Subject Matter Expert of the specific biopharmaceutical processes and process technologies.
• Coordinate processes and standards to maintain and improve existing technologies and implement new innovative manufacturing technologies.
• Participate in the definition and selection of biopharmaceutical equipment.
• Benchmark new technologies and equipment relevant for the site.
• Harmonize and optimize technical processes across the site.
• Supports Product Stewards / Process Experts in trouble shooting/root cause investigations.
• Act as the SPOC for the interface with global MS&T network and with technical development organization, for the corresponding global activities, to define and implement new technical standards for existing and new technologies and equipment.

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:
• BSc. in Biotechnology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering or Pharmaceutical Technology (desirable MSc in the above or equivalent)
• Minimum 5 - 6 years of experience in GMP manufacturing relevant or late stage development to the specialist area of expertise
• Shown process understanding of up- and downstream technologies (cell culture cultivation, chromatographic separation, filtration, etc.)
• Detailed experience in computerized systems, data management, process control and fundamental understanding of applied statistics (MS-office, PI, Minitab, JMP). SAP, OSI PI, R desirable
• Understanding and oversight of relevant regulatory requirements, e.g. GMPs, ICH Q-guidelines
• Fluent in English, German language desirable
• Ability to act in a sophisticated and rapidly changing business environment
• Consistent record in leading interdisciplinary teams, project management skills as well as communication skills

Desirable requirements:
• Great teammate with ability to foster stakeholder engagement
• Strong negotiator, influencing and persuading

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 € 52.204,04/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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