Jun 24, 2022

Job Description

5! That's the number of manufacturing lines you'll be supporting as Process Engineer at Sandoz, Palafols. You’ll be the leading reference point for the Production department.

You’ll have cross-functional relationships with key stakeholders, who you will be able to inform, guide and influence. In this differing and engaging role, you’ll participate in various projects which will expand your expertise and help you provide support to the Engineering and Production business areas.

*Sandoz Palafols is located around 80km outside of central Barcelona.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Lead technical investigations with RCI methodologies
• Participation in projects to improve the production unit
• Connection of the department with the maintenance
and engineering teams of the plant
• Supervision and coordination of services performed
by external companies
• Implementation of CAPAS and continuous improvement
actions detected

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Project management skills with a proven history of
successful management of projects
• A background in industrial engineering or chemistry
• Experience working in a pharmaceutical manufacturing
• A deep understanding of aseptic processes
• The ability to resolve incidents working in multidisciplinary
• Analytical thinking skills with curiosity, pro activity and
interest in continuous improvement
• Collaboration and team-working skills

You’ll receive:

We offer a permanent contract, competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, health insurance, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

Why Sandoz?

500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2021 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? 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 Sandoz!

Join our Novartis Network:  If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or above in Industrial Engineering or Chemistry

Advanced level English, written and oral with confident communication and influencing skills

Spanish written and oral skills advantageous


• Project Management experience
• Experience working in a pharmaceutical
manufacturing environment
• Knowledge and experience specifically in an aseptic
manufacturing environment
• Experience influencing and imparting expertise with
differing stakeholders.


• Experience in multidisciplinary research and
methodologies (RCI)
• Proficient user of SAP, 1QEM and Microsoft Project

Due to the location of the plant, candidates will be required to have use of their own vehicle
Novartis Technical Operations
Barcelona Palafolls
Technical Operations
Full Time
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