Feb 02, 2023

Job Description

Expert Engineering (m/f/d), GDD, Schaftenau, Austria

300 million! This is the number of people worldwide who are suffering from autoimmune disease and who would benefit from less expensive medication. As Expert Engineering (m/f/d), you will be responsible to drive the seamless integration of advanced technologies in collaboration with other teams and partners, to enable biologics manufacturing.

Your key responsibilities:
• Support the development of innovative, sustainable, cost-effective and standardized biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and prepare the organization for current and future challenges/opportunities in process development and manufacturing.
• Identifies scientific and technological challenges and proposes solutions.
• Supports technology evaluations and proactively identifies and realizes project opportunities for Intellectual Property.
• Be part of designated projects and initiatives throughout their lifecycle in alignment with defined goals to achieve milestones, deliverables and budgets.
• Supporting the planning and execution of CAPEX projects including managing budgets and resource needs.
• Contributes to the development and maintenance of global engineering standards and harmonization by ensuring close cross-departmental collaboration and alignment.

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:
• University degree in Biochemical/Biotechnology Engineering (Dipl. Ing, B.Sc, M.Sc) or equivalent.
• Relevant technical and cross-cultural senior engineering & leadership experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
• Fluent in English and German.
• Knowledge of biopharmaceutical process operations, equipment design and operations including practical GMP engineering experience.
• Knowledge and understanding of scientific principles and concepts in chemical / pharmaceutical / biological sciences as well as a good understanding of cGMPs, industry and regulatory standards and guidelines.
• Good interpersonal skills coupled with demonstrated networking capacities to ensure effective working in a matrix organization and a multi-disciplinary team environment.
• Skills with communicating and collaborating online.

Desirable requirements:
• Working with internal and external project groups and leading them.

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, 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!

In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development options as well as worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. In accordance with Austrian law, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary as stated in the collective bargaining agreement. For this position the minimum salary is € 49.804,58/year (on a full time basis). We also offer a potential market oriented excess payment in line with your experience and qualifications. We are open for part-time and job sharing models and support flexible and remote working where possible.

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.
Our recruitment decisions are based on selecting the best person for the job, regardless of gender, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

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Global Drug Development
Research & Development
Full Time
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Expert Engineering (m/f/d)

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