Apr 29, 2022

Job Description

769 million! That's how many patients' lives were touched by our products in 2020. At Novartis, we are reimagining medicine to improve and extend people's lives. We use innovative science and technology to address some of society's most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. How can we continue to advance our science to help even more patients in need? We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous, and collaborative people are empowered to ask new questions, make bolder decisions, and take smarter risks.

In our NTO division we are looking for an experienced QC Lab Technician (Bioanalytics) who will perform testing and other activities in functions supporting the Bioanalytics department. We are looking for curious individuals like you, who will deliver quality products and services on time to all customers, internal and external.

Join us and become an invaluable member of our team!

Major responsibilities:

• Plan and perform Bio-Analytical testing such as Flow, ELISA, cell count, cell viability, resid-ual bead assessment, qPCR, Potency, in collaboration with experienced team members, if necessary.
• Perform all testing and activities compliantly following appropriate SOPs and procedures. Maintain controls, reagents and reference standards to support testing.
• Review data generated by other team members, train others.
• Contributes to the setup and optimization of infrastructure or specialized facilities e.g. cell culture or qPCR labs as an expert w/ adequate guidance.
• Evaluate/qualify and maintain lab equipment. Execute validation/transfers/optimization of test methods as per appropriate protocols.
• Contribute to OOS/OOE and deviation investigations, interface with regulatory agencies during audits, support 5S and Lean projects, continually identify areas for improvements in project work.
• Knowledge of LabWare LIMS and/or other QC data systems, maintain GMP/GLP quality systems, review of laboratory logbooks and laboratory cleaning.
• Performing daily equipment startup and PQ, assure stock of reagents and materials

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

- Apprenticeship as Lab Technician (or BS (USA) or equivalent)
- 0-2 years experience in the pharmaceutical, biologics, microbiology, sterile manufacture, or medical device industry.
- Understanding of the concepts of GMP, GLP
- Basic knowledge of bioassay test methods (Cell counts, Elisa, Flow cytometry).
- Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of individuals in various aspects of Novartis operations.
- Good written and verbal communication skills are essential.
- German or English (fluent)

*Some restrictions on flexible working options may apply and will be discussed during interview if applicable.

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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!
Novartis Technical Operations
Stein (Säckingen)
Full Time
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QC Lab Technician Bioanalytics (80-100%*)

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