Jun 28, 2022

Job Description

More than 380! That’s the number of associates in our Singapore Large Molecules division to support the making of medicines for our patients worldwide.

This role will be responsible for design, plan, perform, interpret, and report scientific experiments under the lead of the Process Sciences Lab Lead to contribute to overall MS&T strategies and objectives

Key Responsibilities
• Plan and execute lab studies in small and pilot plant scale to support technical transfer and commercial operations and participate in Tech Transfer activities from laboratory to industrial scale, support validation activities
• Comply with applicable GxP regulations, SOPs, HSE, ISEC & other Novartis Guidelines in the laboratory. Maintaining up-to-date documentation of laboratory work carried out including documentation storage and archiving
• Contribute to and maintain lab instructions, and evaluation of new equipment.
• Support, qualification and calibration of lab / pilot equipment with accompanying documentation, schedule and perform routine maintenance.
• Evaluate and implement state-of- the-art technologies (laboratory methods, techniques), optimize existing methods, contribute to new method development, and reproduce published methods
• Owns and represents his/her area of responsibility in health authority inspections if required
• Assess patent landscape with respect to specific project related questions
• Develop, review and approval of validation SOPs, templates, guidelines, Validation protocols and reports including supporting site discrepancies and deviations investigation align with corporate policies and standards

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

• University degrees (BSc or MSc) from chemistry, biologics, pharma or any equivalent
• 3 to 5 years’ of Upstream experience in Pharmaceutical environment
• Knowledge and/or experience in cell culture and supporting lab studies
• Knowledge on how to handle pilot plant be an added advantage
• Awareness for safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials, and equipment
• Good knowledge of laboratory and/or technical tools
• Basic presentation skills, good communication skills

Why consider Novartis?
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 at Novartis!

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