May 05, 2022

Job Description

AS&T Specialist (f/m/d) (50-100%), Quality Drug Substance, Schaftenau, Austria

>1 tonne! This the amount of API (active pharmaceutical ingredient) which is produced per year in the site Drug Substance Schaftenau. The AS&T team is responsible for handling all analytical topics for our commercial projects.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Support of Presentation and discussion of analytical data in international project teams
• Involvement in Life-cycle management of analytical methods, including control of method performance, pharmacopoeia compliance and definition of method improvement for all in-house and external analytical activities
• Support answering analytical questions from health authorities
• Assistance of management of follow-up-stability for drug substance
• Involvement in cross-functional work with Manufacturing Science & Technology team, analytical development, production and regulatory departments
• Support for external QC testing sites including stability and contract manufacturers
• Possibility to work part-time (50-100%)
• min. 50% home office possible

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:
• Educational background within the pharmaceutical area (e.g. chemical laboratory technician or comparable training) with several years of experience in the field of instrumental analysis/ HTL degree/ University degree
• Knowledge of English: fluent in spoken and written, German is an advantage

Desirable requirements:
• Proven experience in the pharmaceutical industry in an analytical or associated position, preferably in the field of applied protein analytics
• Good communication and negotiation skills
• Independent working style and curiosity to learn more about commercial project management on analytical topics

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!

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 € 47.455,52/year (on a full time basis). We also offer a potential market oriented excess payment in line with your experience and qualifications.

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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AS&T Specialist (f/m/d) (50-100%)

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