May 29, 2024

About the Role

At Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company, we are committed to leading innovation in nuclear medicine and delivering the next generation of targeted radioligand therapy to cancer patients. We are looking for experienced Supply Chain professionals to help us reach our ambitious goals.

Location: On-site

The Specialist/Senior Specialist, Master Batch Record (MBR) Designer plays a pivotal role in supporting Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) operating sites by providing expert design and business process support. This role is responsible for the delivery and updating of MBR Design Elements, ensuring alignment with global core processes. It also includes the responsibility of providing basic MES trainings and best practice sharing across Novartis Radioligand Therapy sites, enforcing process standardization and harmonization, and managing future MES business requirements.

This role is essential in ensuring the smooth operation and continuous improvement of MES systems across all Novartis RLT sites, contributing significantly to the organization's efficiency and compliance standards.

• Designing and updating MBRs in alignment with global core processes.
• Providing business support during Site MES Deployment Projects.
• Conducting site Process Analysis and fit-gap analysis for project preparation in coordination with Global Process Business Owners.
• Managing and updating guidelines based on global MES governance rules.
• Reviewing and consolidating MES software errors, prioritizing fixes in collaboration with the MES IT team.
• Attending Change Advisory Board meetings and prioritizing MES Business Change requests.
• Ensuring effective collaboration across all business units and manufacturing facilities.
• Maintaining the Global Process Model and conducting regular training sessions on MES.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $84,000 and $126,000 year for the Specialist role and $97,000 and $146,400 for the Senior Specialist role; 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.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We 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.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know the nature of your request, your contact information and the job requisition number in your message:

Job Sourcing Statement

You are applying to be part of the Novartis Talent Pool. We are not currently recruiting for this role but we are building a pipeline for future opportunities. If you would like to be considered for a similar position in future, then please submit your CV.

Role Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Economics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field is required.
• Specialist: 3+ years or relevant experience in MBR design, preferably within the pharmaceutical industry
Senior Specialist: 5+ years of relevant experience in MBR design, preferably within the pharmaceutical industry is required.
• Previous GMP experience is required.
• Proven track record of collaborating across boundaries and influencing without authority.
• Interaction with senior management and leveraging digital technology/big data.
• Relationship management experience and multinational global exposure.
• Ability to manage challenges and think proactively.
• Willingness to undertake business travel and adapt to remote working conditions.
• Good communication skills and readiness to learn new technologies.

Why Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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!

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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Indianapolis, IN
Technical Operations
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Specialist/Senior Specialist, Master Batch Record (MBR) Designer

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