347413BR
Aug 15, 2022
USA

Job Description

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 here at Novartis!

The Associate Director, Production is responsible for daily operations. Specifically to direct, manage and implement activities related to the Production Unit to produce and deliver product with high quality; in a compliant, efficient, and cost effective manner.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Maintaining a physical presence with direct reports (manufacturing associates) on and off the shop floor to supervise, coach and support.

* Ensure Associates are executing tasks per approved policies and applicable procedures

* Ensure Associates are demonstrating the proper aseptic techniques & behaviors.

* Recognizes changes from routine practices and takes appropriate next steps utilizing critical thinking skills

* Ensure the products are produced, inspected, stored and released in accordance with approved procedures.

* Responsible for authoring, reviewing and/or approving GMP documents including but not limited to SOPs, Batch Records, Labels, Protocols, Reports, Validation documents.

* Ensure Good Documentation Practice are followed on the shop floor.

* Work with team to resolve tactical issues and facilitate Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions (CAPAs)

* Audit and review emergency paperwork and processes to ensure compliance

* Manage any disciplinary actions (including PIP’s) with direct reports.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 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.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

* Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Chemistry or related

* Minimum 4 years’ experience in GMP manufacturing process support role in the pharmaceutical industry, experience with radiopharmaceuticals is preferred

* 3 to 5 years of management experience

* Good understanding or capacity to quickly understand production processes, scientific & technical (automation) understanding

* Change management, adaptability, ability to work under pressure

* Excellent communication, organizational and time-management abilities

Why Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA)?
Thousands of people die of cancer around the world every day. At Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company, our mission is to transform lives through radioligand therapy in nuclear medicine to fight several leading types of cancer. How will we continue to be on the cutting edge of medicine? We believe new groundbreaking 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!

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.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations:
The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] call +1(877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated.This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email protected].

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ONCOLOGY
ADVANCED ACCELERATOR APPLICATIONS
USA
Millburn, NJ
Technical Operations
Full Time
Regular
No
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347413BR

Associate Director, Production

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