Aug 05, 2022

Job Description

769 million. That’s how many lives are touched by Novartis products globally. And, while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

The Production Technician plays an active role in daily production of targeted radioligand therapy products in a new state-of-the-art facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. Due to the nature of the process (sterile radioactive drug products) this role requires attention to detail, ownership of the process and understanding of safety and quality standards.

General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

• Supports all technical aspects related to production readiness including cleaning and performing sterilization of the isolators using vaporized hydrogen peroxide.
• Prepares all materials while maintaining material identity in accordance with the batch monitoring system as defined by procedure.
• Performs detailed setup and preparation of instruments and automated equipment.
• Performs production of each individual customer product vial in a highly classified isolator cell while ensuring the sterility of the injectable drug product. This includes dispensing vials, removing those vials using a delivery system and preparing vials for shipment.
• Accurately record data in the batch record and ERP system.
• Maintains and prepares equipment/environment for use
• Participation in qualification/validation activities
• Assist on deviation investigations, audits, and inspections


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:

A Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry or related scientific discipline is highly preferred; if the applicant does not have a degree, a minimum of 1-year of experience in a cGMP aseptic environment is required

This position will involve wearing protective clothing and working in a Manufacturing Grade C clean room environment.

This position will involve non-standard working hours due to the nature of these short shelf-life products.

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 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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Indianapolis, IN
Technical Operations
Full Time
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Production Technician

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