Jun 17, 2022

Job Description

Process Support Unit Lead, FDF Kundl NTO (STO), Austria

125 million! That is the number of vials we target to produce in 2023! Come and join us in our efforts deliver to patients in need of life-saving antibiotics treatment.

Your Responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Lead the process unit team of aseptic experts as a center of excellence for sterile manufacturing. Coordination and planning of all non-operational activities related to sterile manufacturing (concepts for sterile manufacturing processes, quality and compliance, project work, operational excellence, resources and budget/costs) in a way that is consistent with a culture of self-direction (empowerment and accountability)
• Ensures full compliance with quality, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), customer service, statutory, regulatory and Novartis requirements
• Contribute to the achievement of the objectives by manufacturing and supplying products of high quality and value on time, every time, safely and efficiently to full satisfaction of our customers
• Execute Operational Excellence, Productivity, Lean projects and continuous improvement initiatives and ensure proper communication and necessary actions to be taken timely
• Develop people through an inclusive approach to sustain local competitiveness and diversity
• Develop building organizational culture in line with Novartis values and behaviors

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:
• Education – bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, engineering, chemistry, biology, biotechnology or related (higher degree preferred) or completed vocational training with equivalent job experience
• Fluent in English and proficient in German
• Minimum 8 years’ experience in pharmaceutical or life science industry in a GMP environment, preferably in commercial manufacturing; Preferably minimum 3-year experience in an Expert role in GMP environment;
• Experience in a team/people management role
• Qualifications in Lean Management, Operational Excellence certificate or comparable advantageous

Desirable requirements:
• Excellent oral, written and presentational skills
• Team player with ability to foster stakeholder Engagement
• Objective Setting and Performance Management, Lean Management
• Strong negotiator, Influencing and persuading
• Change management, adaptability, ability to work under pressure

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We offer a market-competitive base salary in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. Additionally we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning & development options and worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least € 62.146,14 per year on a full time basis)

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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Process Support Unit Lead (f/m/d)

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