May 04, 2022

Job Description

More than 380! That’s the number of associates in our Singapore Large Molecules division to support the making of medicines for our patients worldwide.

Key Responsibilities
• Develop & implement Coding / Recipes (DCS / Scada / PLC's / Control Networks)
• Implement Software Change Controls associated with automation / system changes
• Own and develop automation solutions that are consistent with specific needs of the manufacturing environment.
• Drive the Automation roll-out process at the Site level ensuring cost, schedule and technical solution are achieved.
• Manage operations for (OT) systems, tools and applications, ensuring their stability and integrity, while meeting customer service levels.
• Support OT systems business owner in all occurring technical topics and operate all IT/OT services, systems and applications, to monitor events that occur in the enterprise environment.
• Implement / execute the end to end processes required for OT systems and Cyber security requirements.
• Take accountability to ensure adherence to security and compliance policies and procedures.

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

• Degree in engineering (Dipl. Ing. / M. Sc. / B. Sc.) or equivalent
• More than 8 years of engineering experience in Automation in Chemical or Pharmaceutical industry
• Strong knowledge of DeltaV DCS System, Siemens PLC, BMS and PI
• Proven in resolving software /automation problems & maintain reliable operation of all building control / automation and related systems while complying and supporting the global standards.
• Maintain reliable operation of building automation and related systems, ensuring maximum system availability and acceptable performance.
• Adhere to global & local procedures concerning the operation, maintenance and development of the building automation and related systems
• Communications skills essential.
• Skills in C&Q within the automation (CSV) and Extended knowledge of GxP / HSE & Quality systems.

Why consider 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 at Novartis!

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