Sep 29, 2022

Job Description

With 64 manufacturing sites in 26 countries, our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry.

The Supervisor is responsible for managing his team to carry out the manufacturing operations according to schedule in compliance with HSE and GMP rules.
Coordinate production staff, employee rotation and employee movement, evaluate employee performance, ensure compliance with collective agreements, policies and legislation.
Assign work according to production needs, review , approves and draft documents relevant to management of production activities, issues, recommendations on production organization and makes adjustment
Ensure supply of raw materials, components and other products for production, check equipment availability and operational status, ensure production process are carried out, ensure workplace safety and proper management of waste and residual material

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Represent production management to the team members and promote Novartis values within the team. Line responsibility and shift walkthrough. Engage and motivate the team and delivers strong results with an empowered team. Provide front line expert support for all process-specific issues to production

• Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the product and process. Coordinate and ensure the completion of all production operations on time, in accordance with the documentation and in compliance with GMP, SSE and 5S rules Operation Scheduler. Is responsible to provide a feasible plan to the shop floor in terms of materials and capacity availability.

• Establish optimized sequence of orders within the Planning Time Fence and keep it up to date, based on rules agreed by manufacturing, Quality and other support functions and in accordance with Customer requirements. Provide the planning status in the daily production meeting. Manufacturing Systems Expert, define User requirement specifications (Voice of customer). Design and create electronic batch files (EBR) with respect for quality, costs and deadlines.

• MBR / BOM/ Recipe creation in production IT systems. Participate in the qualification and risk assessment processes. Delivers engaging technical training programs, using multiple delivery methodologies (OJT, Classroom, virtual classroom etc.) to support qualification of associates to perform technical tasks and develop technical capabilities. Present site training strategy and respond to auditor questions.

• Promote and improve the HSE culture, by implementing the necessary systems and actions in line with the evolution of the site. Promote and improve the Quality culture in collaboration with Quality Assurance and ensure overall inspection readiness for area of responsibility.

• Weekly, Monthly production planning and preparing daily and all monthly production reports and to full fill monthly targets. Tackle technical problems during manufacturing of products. Documentation of change control, deviations, discrepancies and market complaints investigation if any.

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


• B. Pharm / M. Pharm, Preferably MBA in Operations.
• Experience in OSD Oncology Manufacturing in reputed
pharma company.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in supervisory / frontline
manager capacity.

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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Why Sandoz?
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2021 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? 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 Sandoz!
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Novartis Technical Operations
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Production Supervisor (Oncology OSD)

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