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Senior Expert Science & Technology (m/f/d), Drug Product Development

Novartis

Novartis

IT, Product
Austria
Posted on Sunday, April 28, 2024
REQ-10001928
Apr 25, 2024
Austria

Summary

Drug Product Development Senior Expert Science & Technology (m/f/d), Schaftenau, Austria, #LI-Hybrid. About the Role: We are looking for a passionate Scientist with a background or interest in Modelling & Simulation to join our team and lead a wide range of activities from formulation and process development to technical transfer and submission support but with a strong focus on the implementation of modeling & simulation approaches and tools. As Senior Expert you will play a key role in the development of Biologics Drug Products and be part of an international, collaborative team, located in Schaftenau, Austria. It is an exciting time to join us on our journey to reimagine medicine for the patients!

About the Role

Your Responsibilities:

  • Independently design, plan, perform or supervise technical and scientific activities in close alignment with the respective project manager and lab scientists.
  • Interpretation of results from scientific / technical activities, drawing relevant conclusions and presentation of data to relevant sub-teams.
  • Lead or contribute to various scientific initiatives and workstreams
  • Shape and implement modelling & simulation in drug product development, leveraging data science.
  • Lead, manage and execute the technology transfers of drug product manufacturing processes from development sites to internal/external manufacturing sites.
  • Writing and reviewing of high-quality reports for submissions preparation, review of regulatory CMC documents and contribution to interactions with health authorities and audits as subject matter expert
  • Drive and support Root Cause Investigations (RCIs) as well as trouble shooting activities including development of solutions, mitigation plans and reporting risks
  • Present scientific or technical results to different audiences within Novartis or externally.

Essential Requirements:

  • Ideally PhD or Master in pharmaceutical technology, biotechnology, chemical engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • Experience (2-5 years) of work related to biotech / pharmaceutical industry with focus on formulation or manufacturing processes development, technical transfer, validation and submission, data science, statistics.
  • Passion for and expertise in: process modeling, simulation, automation and basic programming skills (e.g. Python, R)
  • Knowledge in data science and statistical data analysis is an advantage.
  • Solid understanding of quality standards and regulations in pharmaceutical industry. Experience in GMP environment is an advantage.
  • Strong scientific/technical writing and presentation skills
  • Open, curious, problem-solving mindset, good organizations skills, team spirit and ability to work in a global, interdisciplinary environment.
  • Excellent English required (oral & written)

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

You’ll receive:

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

In addition to a market-competitive base salary, we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning and development opportunities as well as worldwide career possibilities 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 €66.800/year (on a full-time basis). In most cases, the actual salary will be higher, as we strive to maintain a competitive position in the market and consider your previous experience, qualifications and individual competencies.

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 working environment and diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Adjustments for Applicants with Disabilities:

If because of a medical condition, physical disability or a neurodiverse condition you require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please reach out to disabilities.austria@novartis.com and let us know the nature of your request as well as your contact information. The support which we can provide will include advice on suitable positions as well as guidance at all stages of the application process. Austrian law provides candidates the opportunity to involve the local disability representative, Behindertenvertrauensperson (BVP), in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

Join our Novartis Network:

If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Ready to create a brighter future together? https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

Join our Novartis Network: Not the right Novartis role for you? Sign up to our talent community to stay connected and learn about suitable career opportunities as soon as they come up: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

Development
Innovative Medicines
Austria
Schaftenau
AT33 (FCRS = AT033) Novartis Pharmaceutical Manufacturing GmbH
Research & Development
Full time
Regular
No

Adjustments for Applicants with Disabilities

If because of a medical condition, physical disability or a neurodiverse condition you require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please reach out to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request as well as your contact information. The support which we can provide will include advice on suitable positions as well as guidance at all stages of the application process. Austrian law provides candidates the opportunity to involve the local disability representative, Behindertenvertrauensperson (BVP), in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams' representative of the patients and communities we serve.

REQ-10001928

Senior Expert Science & Technology (m/f/d), Drug Product Development

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