393006BR
Feb 27, 2024
USA

About the Role

The BioProcess Engineer is responsible for assisting with organizing, running, and sustaining the manufacturing operations process at the plant/site. The level of the role will be determined by the years of relevant experience.
Working hours 6p-6a 2-2-3 rotation in manufacturing

Novartis is unable to offer relocation support for this role: please only apply if this location is accessible for you.

Novartis Gene Therapies is dedicated to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases.

Assists in manufacturing led investigations through partnerships with Quality and other business units at the site.

Produces product, media/buffer preparation, learn to troubleshoot equipment, participate in interviews on deviations, stocking of items in supply/ production / warehouse area, and standardizing equipment and cleaning production area.

Assists in determine root cause, implement a solution and a verification check to ensure the fix was effective. and assists with creation and on-going maintenance of all pertinent equipment, policies, and procedures.

Produce product, media/buffer preparation, learn to troubleshoot equipment, participate in interviews on deviations, stocking of items in supply/ production / warehouse area, and standardizing equipment and cleaning production area.

Learn aseptic techniques, cell culture, recovery, purification, aseptic fill/finish (upstream and downstream).

Assists in producing clinical and commercial material on an annual basis that meets the site’s strategic objectives and is compliant with cGMPs.

Supports the product requirements to ensure that all products are produced according to plan. Learn cGMP and cGDP and ensure cGMP documentation is being filled out correctly, training is current, and all Quality requirements are being followed.

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.

Role Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology or applicable field or 2 years equivalent experience for BioProcess Engineer I; or for BioProcess Engineer II-III 2 years’ experience in cGMP experience in biologics, pharmaceutical and/or vaccine manufacturing operations, including experience in cell culture, recovery, purification, bulk formulation and/or fill finish environment; OR four (4) years’ experience in cGMP experience in biologics, pharmaceutical and/or vaccine manufacturing operations, including experience in cell culture, recovery, purification, bulk formulation and/or fill finish environment in lieu of degree; or Bachelors' degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology or applicable field with 2+ years experience in the manufacture of Novartis Gene Therapies product

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Entry level into the biopharmaceutical based GMP manufacturing operations, no experience necessary.

Ability to routinely lift over 35 lbs. and ability to work alternate 12-hour shifts and weekends.

Why Novartis: Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here:

https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $24.90 and $37.31 Hourly; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors. You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook. https://www.novartis.com/careers/benefits-rewards

You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook: https://www.novartis.com/careers/benefits-rewards

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: The Novartis Group of Companies are 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 application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] call +1(877)395-2339 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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Operations
NOVARTIS GENE THERAPIES
USA
Durham, NC
Technical Operations
Full Time
Regular
Yes
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393006BR

BioProcess Engineer I Upstream, Nights

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