Jan 24, 2023

Job Description

Over 1000 associates at 31 sites in 12 countries currently make up Advanced Accelerator Applications. AAA is also an expanding business where we have the unique advantage to leverage the size and scale of Novartis, while working in a culture that is unbossed, curious and inspired – all to create impact for patients.

The Support Production Manager ensure the running of a production shift team such that the manufacturing program is achieved efficiently within the framework of regulatory compliance and operating within high standards of GMP, HSE, environmental protection and good working practices during daily and night shifts.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• To ensure that the raw materials used for the manufacturing process are always available in the right amount and properly stored according their status
• Support the production Manager to write down and to validate the Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions relating to production operations and to ensure their strict implementation.
• Be the Deputy of Production Manager in managing, coordinating and approving the execution of the production activities for the batch release when Prod Manager is not on site Support Production Manager to ensure proper qualification and maintenance of the manufacturing department, premises and equipment.
• Support Production Manager to ensure proper validation of relevant processes.
• To ensure, in collaboration with Production Manager, appropriate initial and continuing training of the manufacturing department personnel.
• Manage the presence, shifts and performances of the Production Technicians when Production Manager is not on site
• To manage the re-planification in case of failure to mitigate the impact for the patient in collaboration with QP when Production Manager is not on site
• Support Production Manager to improve continuously the performance through key performance indicator and with the management of waste material;
• Support in Health, Safety and Environment management in collaboration with the Production Manager
Support Production Manager on compliance activities and documentation on site with existing statutory and corporate standards in the area of regulatory compliance, cGMP, Health, Safety, and Environmental Protection

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:

• Languages: English is mandatory
• Master’s degree in a scientific field 2+ years of experience in a high tech production environment
• Awareness and strong affinity with quality issues
• Exploitation of new technology and techniques to eliminate non-value adding activities and improve productivity / performance through new processes
• Shows the appropriate sense of urgency around given tasks

Desirable requirements:

• Soft skills (communication, leadership, team-working with other departments, problem solving)
• Open and clear collaboration and communication to make sure the daily production operation runs smoothly

Work location: Colleretto Giacosa

Why Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA)?
Thousands of people die of cancer around the world every day. At Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company, our mission is to transform lives through radioligand therapy in nuclear medicine to fight several leading types of cancer. How will we continue to be on the cutting edge of medicine? We believe new groundbreaking 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!

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
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Colleretto Giacosa
Technical Operations
Full Time
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