Mar 03, 2023

Job Description

1! Join the only Slovenian industrial center for biotechnology and contribute to the development and production of biological medicines that help patients with diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases and other difficult-to-cure diseases. As part of our team, you will support production in its day-to-day challenges, project implementation and continuous improvement of processes and standards, thus contributing to making high-quality products available to patients worldwide.

In Biopharmaceutical production Mengeš we are looking for a new Process Expert II (m/f/d) - upstream (USP).

Your key responsibilities:
• Control and optimization of production processes, process technologies and products in the USP department (work with bioreactors, implementation of aseptic techniques, cooperation in automation and optimization of bioreactors, knowledge of USP analytics).
• Responsibility for achieving the required quality and production volumes.
• Ensuring the compliance of existing products and technological processes and creating technological documentation.
• Cooperation in selections, transfers and commissioning of equipment.
• Participation in assessments, validations and in resolving more demanding resignations at the USP department.
• Lead or provide operational support to teams during technology / product transfers in production.
• Monitor processes (for example: cell culture growth and productivity), identify possible trends and ensure timely interventions in the event of observed negative trends.
• Act as point of contact for platform, support global initiatives as assigned, represent site at global if applicable.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you will bring to the role:
• BSc. in Pharmaceutical Technology, Chemistry, Pharmacy or equivalent scientific degree. Desirable MSc. or equivalent experience.
• Active knowledge of English and local language.
• Knowledge of MS Office tools.

You’ll receive
Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Flexible working schedule, tailored to your needs, possibility to work from home, Pension scheme, Employee Recognition Scheme, Expanded program for the promotion of health in the field of physical, mental and social well-being (Energized for Life), employment at Top SI Employer, Unlimited learning and development opportunities.

We offer temporary employment for one year with 6 months of probation period.

You are kindly invited to submit your application in English language, including CV by 31st of March 2023.

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!

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.

Novartis is 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 recruitment process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

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Novartis Technical Operations
Technical Operations
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Process Expert II (m/f/d) – upstream

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