352828BR
Nov 03, 2022
Switzerland

Job Description

10 ! days - that is how long we in Cell & Gene Therapy treat a patient’s T-cells, before returning them with the potential to save a patient’s life. This is a unique and novel personalized treatment where we work with the patient’s own cells during our production process. Not only are re imagining medicine but we are also impacting on, saving and improving quality of life.

As a Cell Processing Specialist you will play an important role in this process by being responsible for operations on Day 0, cell washing and harvest processing and for verifying cell processing associates on intermediate processing days of patient derived clinical and commercial cellular immunotherapy products. You will also managed formulation and verification of all media lots. Due to the nature of the starting material (patient cells) this role requires high level of proficiency and ownership of the process and media formulation.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Ownership for the processing of the assigned patient starting material in the clean room environment.
• Ability to gown aseptically and work in a clean room environment (ISO 8, 7 and ISO 5) areas for extended periods of time.
• Day 0, cell washing and Harvest processing with the ability to work with automated equipment such as the CS5 and Sepax
• Verification of intermediate process days which include expertise with the wave bioreactor, NC-200 and in process environmental monitoring
• Maintains and prepares equipment/environment for use
• Proficient in the use of production related IT systems such as SAP, LIMS and MES
• Documents all steps in the assigned Batch record in line with GMP requirements
• Conduct all necessary processing/verification steps for the assigned lot with highest skill level of aseptic technique.

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

• Minimum of 1-2 years experience in cGMP or academic or lab setting with aseptic or cell culture experience required
• Apprenticeship or Bachelor's Degree in relevant Engineering or Scientific discipline (e.g. Biology or Laboratory Assistant)
• Ability to perform complex calculations and an understanding of scientific notations
• Fluent in writing and speaking in English & German

Over 799 million! - that's how many lives we reached with our products in 2021. And while we are proud of this, we continuously ask ourselves the question: how can we improve and extend even more lives in a world of digital and technological change? We are convinced that we can find answers if curious, courageous and team-oriented people are encouraged to question the status quo, make courageous decisions and follow innovative paths.

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Novartis Technical Operations
NTO CELL & GENE THERAPY
Switzerland
Stein (Säckingen)
Technical Operations
Full Time
Temporary
Yes
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352828BR

Cell Processing Specialist CGT ( Temporary) Novartis, Stein

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