Production Technician " >Production Technician

322246BR
Nov 09, 2021
USA

Job Description

769 million. That’s how many lives are touched by Novartis products globally. And, while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

The Production Technician plays an active role in daily production as well as setup and preparation of instruments and equipment. Due to the nature of the process (radioactive) this role requires basic proficiency, ownership of the process and understanding of radiation safety standards.

General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
• Supports all technical aspects related to production readiness including manually cleaning the cell and performing sterilization of the isolators using vaporized hydrogen peroxide. Prepares all materials while maintaining material identity in accordance with the batch monitoring system as defined by procedure.
• Maintains and prepares equipment/environment for use
• Assist on deviation investigations and inspections
• Participation in assigned qualification/validation activities, as necessary
• Performs production of each individual customer product vial in a highly classified isolator cell while ensuring the sterility of the injectable drug product. This includes dispensing vials, removing those vials using a delivery system and preparing vials for shipment.
• This position involves shift work and has a 4 day 10 hour work schedule; Sunday- Wednesday, Monday- Thursday and rotating Saturday- Tuesday- The Saturday shift occurs about once every two months for each tech
• This position will involve wearing protective clothing and working in a Manufacturing environment

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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.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

Education:
• A Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering or Scientific discipline is highly preferred; If the applicant does not have a degree, a minimum of 1-year of experience in cGMP or aseptic environment is required

Experience & Requirements:
• Knowledge of cGMP regulations and FDA guidance applicable to aseptic manufacturing is highly preferred
• Ability to gown aseptically and work in a clean room environment (Grade C) areas for extended periods of time is required
• Responsible for successful on time completion of required training curriculum comprising of the necessary Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Aseptic Techniques, Gowning Qualifications and other relevant training including HSE for the specific role
• Prepares and qualifies equipment for use on a daily basis by executing performance testing and a myriad of daily checks to ensure that equipment is sterile, sealed and operating normally in order to ensure patient safety
• Prepares applicable documents and records such as batch records, shipping documents, and training materials
• this position will be based in Millburn, NJ
• This position involves shift work and has a 4 day 10 hour work schedule; Sunday- Wednesday, Monday- Thursday and rotating Saturday- Tuesday- The Saturday shift occurs about once every two months for each tech
• This position will involve wearing protective clothing and working in a Manufacturing environment.

Why Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA)?

Thousands of people die of cancer around the world every day. At Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company, our mission is to transform lives through radioligand therapy in nuclear medicine to fight several leading types of cancer. How will we continue to be on the cutting edge of medicine?
We believe new groundbreaking 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.

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ONCOLOGY
ADVANCED ACCELERATOR APPLICATIONS
USA
Millburn, NJ
Technical Operations
Full Time
Regular
Yes
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