Oct 17, 2022

Job Description

Product Steward (f/m/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 key responsibilities:

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’ll bring to the role:
• 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)

Desirable requirements:
• Proven track record of leading interdisciplinary teams and project management skills

Why Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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 €54,788.30 per 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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Product Steward (f/m/d)

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