May 16, 2022

Job Description

Product Steward (m/w/d), Kundl, Tyrol, Austria

180 million packs per year! This makes one antibiotic the volume leader in the entire Sandoz TO. As a Product Steward, you will help ensure patient care with this essential drug.

Your area of ​​responsibility:

Your tasks include:
• You have visibility and knowledge for the entire manufacturing process of a group of oral or sterile medicinal products throughout the commercial life cycle and act as a single point of contact
• You have a good understanding of process capability through data trends and statistical analysis of critical variables to ensure processes are robust, in a continuous state of validation and continually improving
• You assess the impact of technical changes, their technical feasibility and together with other experts determine the scope / design of technical batches, question the technical risk and the business benefit of the proposed technical changes
• You track and evaluate product performance, trends, identify problems, and implement corrective as well as preventive actions
• Lead/support root cause investigation of process failures, initiate and lead product improvement projects involving cross-functional teams
• You contribute to the registration strategy and support registration activities

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 bring to the position:
• Academic degree (MSc, PhD) in biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical technology or equivalent
• Fluency in English, knowledge of German is desirable
• Relevant/several years of experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing and/or development processes, for example as a process expert or a scientific position in process development
• Extensive experience with computerized systems, solid experience in handling data and basic understanding of applied statistics (e.g. MS Office, SAP, Minitab, JMP)

Additional qualifications
• Proven track record of leading interdisciplinary teams and project management skills

Why Novartis?
766 million - that's how many people we reached with our products in 2021. We are proud of that. In a world of digital and technological change, we ask ourselves the following question: How can we improve and extend even more human lives?

We are convinced: curious and ambitious people like us will find new answers together in an inspiring environment and make courageous decisions.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

In addition to a basic salary in line with the market, we offer an attractive bonus/incentive program, a modern company pension, childcare facilities, training and further education programs and global career opportunities within the Novartis Group. Due to the legal requirements in Austria, we are obliged to state the collectively agreed minimum salary of €52,204.04 per year (on a full-time basis) for this position. In most cases, however, a higher salary is envisaged based on your previous experience, qualifications and individual skills.

Commitment to diversity and inclusion: Novartis is committed to diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We strive to assemble diverse teams that are representative of the patients and communities we serve. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that fosters bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to reach their full potential. Our hiring decisions are based on equal opportunity and best qualifications, regardless of gender, religion, age, color, race, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

Join our Novartis network: If this position does not match your experience or career goals, but you still want to stay in touch with us to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, then join here the Novartis network at: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
Novartis Technical Operations
Technical Operations
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Product Steward

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