Jun 21, 2022

Job Description

With 64 manufacturing sites in 26 countries, our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry.
Position Purpose:
This role utilizes microbiology laboratory skills to measure product or materials while ensuring that analysis is performed according to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Analytical Methods, and current Compendia, at the Kalwe site.
Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Prepare microbial cultures and media for all routine tests and protocol based validation / suitability tests. Support maintenance of stock microbial cultures. Perform periodic cleaning verification of equipment with respect to microbial test parameters. Undertake effective sample management.
• Participate in the Environment monitoring program, water system monitoring program.
• Ensure effective and compliant reporting and documentation of all activities performed. Support effective planning and prioritization of all testing, validations, product transfer to ensure strict adherence to schedules.
• Revision of procedures, specification and MOAs based on benchmarking, gap analysis, method validation findings.
• Perform any other task that may be assigned for running of the company as per latest quality standard and Novartis Corporate Guidelines.
• Ensure efficient inter and intra department communications, any other responsibility that may be assigned by supervisor/Manager from time to time.

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:
• M.Sc. in Microbiology from reputed university with min 4+ years in Pharmaceutical Microbiology function.
• Sound technical & scientific knowledge of microbiology / pharmaceutical/ equivalent Working experience in Laboratory environment in the Pharmaceutical industry.
• Collaborating across boundaries Functional Breadth in Pharma/Manufacturing sector in analytical lab in a GMP environment/equivalent.
• Laboratory Excellence, Laboratory equipment, Quality Control (QC) Testing and Quality Control Sampling, Quality decision making, Knowledge of IT Applications & tools, Knowledge of TQM and related industry, GxP standards and processes.

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.

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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!
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