Jul 25, 2022

Job Description

28,000 associates of more than 100 nationalities deliver high quality and affordable medicine on time, every time, safely and efficiently.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Responsible to maintain and improve the scientific oversight of the manufacturing processes and technical changes, the relevant technical knowledge and capabilities at the Site and to ensure the product and technical stewardship, across process units and functions at Site.
• Lead technology transfer activities at site level (within, inbound and outbound), including any scale-up or other process adaptations. Leads technical transfer project team at site and liaises efficiently with involved functions (e.g., Technical Development, Supply Chain, Production Unit, Quality Control, HSE, other sites.).
• Senior Product Steward Owns the process knowledge of the product(s) assigned throughout the commercial lifecycle, maintains the oversight on process capability, through data trending and statistical analysis of critical variables, ensuring process(es) are robust, in continued state of validation and continuously improving.
• Ensures seamless flow of knowledge and information across functions, and with other Sites when applicable, with focus on the assigned product(s). Provides second line technical/scientific process support. Senior Technical Steward / Senior Technical Manager MS&T Provides to the Site the specialist knowledge and expertise, as Subject Matter Expert (SME), of specific pharmaceutical processes or process technologies (e.g., Technical Steward for galenic, for film coating, biologics – upstream or downstream, etc.).
• Oversees processes and standards to maintain and improve existing and to implement new innovative manufacturing technologies. Responsible for developing, implementing and managing the site process validation, primary packaging validation, cleaning validation and revalidation strategies.

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:

• Expertise across different technologies (e.g., tableting, coating, granulation, media fills, CCIT, viral clearance studies, L/E, cell banking etc.)
• Experience managing large validation team and large, complex product portfolio, high number of launch validations and embarks on new validation concepts for new technologies.
• 15yrs of experience in manufacturing process, product expertise, manufacturing process technologies, process & cleaning validation.
• Digital and technology savvy, knowledge on applied business insights, project and operational excellence.

Why 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 here at Novartis!

Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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Novartis Technical Operations
Hyderabad, AP
Technical Operations
Full Time
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