May 13, 2022

Job Description

9! Is the number of direct reports that you’ll support in the Engineering and Automation department as project Management and Automation Lead.
In this role you will ensure management of projects and improvements that are entrusted in the team, ensuring deadlines, quality and cost, in addition to compliance with safety, GMP and Environment regulations.
You’ll lead the continuous improvement of the plant at a strategic level, obtaining improvements in the sterile product manufacturing process. Ensuring that the start-up and qualification of new and existing installations are coordinated, promoting and leading the collaboration between Automation and Engineering teams for the definition of automation, control and instrumentation concepts for the processes, ensuring that the selection criteria, calibration or verification of the instrumentation are correct. You’ll also ensure compliance within the Safety, Environment and Quality standards and procedures established by the Company, actively participating in carrying out OPS.

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, health insurance, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

Why consider Novartis?

769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. 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!

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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

Educational Experience:

Bachelors in Industrial Engineering, Technical Engineering or Chemistry.

• 3+ years leading teams in a multi-national company,
preferably pharmaceutical
• Aseptic process expertise
• Fluent written and spoken English and Spanish
• Strong business and collaboration skills to address x-
functionally and x-divisionally (new) key pain points
to solve
• Strong business partnering skills with a solution and
growth mindset
• Seniority to challenge GM and other functional heads
(Commercial, Medical, Market Access and Business
Ops); Enterprise mentality to drive decisions that
support the strategy & priorities for the organization,
and deputize in the absence of the GM
• Curiosity and external orientation - agility to spend
one day per month in the field with customers and to
connect on all levels of the organization to get
• Digitally interested – passion to support digital
transformation and explore new opportunities to
further simplify processes

Novartis Technical Operations
Barcelona Palafolls
Technical Operations
Full Time
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Project Manager Lead

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