Jul 05, 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.

Chemist 2 will be responsible to maintain and support all activities relating to testing of drug substance release and stability testing in accordance with written testing SOP’s and local/international regulations.

Key Responsibilities
• Ensure proper maintenance of QC IPC/DS lab equipment and systems to ensure full cGMP-compliance as part of shift team. Perform product testing and analysis under cGMP to meet required timelines.
• Provide technical support to run and validate necessary test methods on lab equipment and in developing method transfer/validation protocols and reports.
• Perform routine testing for in process, release and stability test samples and validation samples.
• Support and validate necessary test methods on lab equipment under cGMP and Support and coordinate laboratory investigations and facilitates root cause finding.
• Prioritizes workload to ensure documents are reviewed and testing is performed in a timely manner.
• Prepare and check QC documents, including assays of least to average complexity, to ensure complete-ness, accuracy, consistency, and clarity and that materials or final products have been manufactured, tested, or inspected according to specification and cGMPs.
• Support the execution of improvements to optimize test procedures or efficiency whenever possible. Prepare and participate in health authorities inspections and internal audits in respective area.
• Able to support shift hours (Day/Night).

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

• Bachelor's degree in MSc or BS in Pharmacy, Biotechnology, or Chemistry
• Experience in HPLC, UV, TOC and/or compendia preferred.
• 2+ years of Lab experience, preferably in a cGMP environment
• Broad cGMP experience is required with knowledge and understanding of manufacturing, quality control, and validation requirements and activities
• Related experience should be in GMP-regulated industries in Quality Control
• Previous use of GMP quality systems (e.g. Trackwise, SAP, LIMS)
• Ability to assert oneself, fast decision making
• Ability to work off shifts (12 hours rotating day/night shift)

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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