A global healthcare leader, Novartis, has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. It is a pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, and performance driven people. All of this makes Novartis one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.
Novartis is seeking an Associate Scientist to perform scientific experiments or pilot plant processes for the preparation and timely delivery of drug substances (DS), drug products (DP), processes and procedures in collaboration with a multifunctional project team coordinated by Project Leader.
Meet quality, quantity and timelines in all assigned projects.
Design, perform and document scientific experiments/plant activities in collaboration with experienced team members if necessary. Seeks proactively for support and coaching from Project Leader or Scientific Expert/or other team members during the whole process if necessary.
Actively support the transfer of analytical or manufacturing procedures to pilot plant or production, including process steering controls etc.
Provide raw data documentation, evaluation and results interpretation. Propose and provide input for the design of next experiments.
Communicate and address problems, perform safety and literature searches under guidance from more experienced team members.
Keep record of chemicals, intermediates, excipients and solvents within own area of responsibility.
Collaborate with other team members to facilitate deliveries of DS and/or DP.
Contribute to the evaluation of new lab equipment.
Ensure all own activities are aligned with overall drug development process.
Work according to appropriate SOPs, GMP, GLP, QM, HSE, ISEC & Novartis Guidelines.
Strategic and scientific contribution to Networks, target achievements according to network charter and annual objectives
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 any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
BS or equivalent. Desirable: MS or equivalent
BS with 0-4 years or MS with 0-2 years of experience. Desirable: Minimum 1 year of GMP experience.
Awareness for safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials and equipment.
Adequate scientific or technical knowledge in a specific area (e.g. synthetic, analytical, galenical).
Basic knowledge in scientific/technical areas of collaboration.
Good knowledge of laboratory and/or technical tools.
Adequate knowledge of software and computer tools. Basic presentation skills.
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