Associate Scientist Bioanalytics (Multiple Positions)

    • Cedar Knolls, NJ

Job Description
799 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?

In the role of Associate Scientist Bioanalytics you will be responsible for performing Bio-Analytical testing such as Flow, ELISA, cell count, cell viability, residual bead assessment, qPCR. We are looking for an Associate Scientist who follows quality policies, work on shifts covering daytime / evening and one or both weekend days and execute method qualification/optimization of methods as per appropriate protocols.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Contribute to OOS/OOE investigations and deviation investigations.
•Interface with regulatory agencies during audits.
•Contribute to assigned projects.
•Knowledge of LabWare LIMS and/or other QC data systems.
•Maintain GMP/GLP quality systems.
•Monthly review of laboratory logbooks and monthly laboratory cleaning.
•Performing daily equipment startup and PQ
•Assure stock of reagents and materials
•Ability to work different shift, weekends and overtime will be required. Your shift will be fixed according to business need.
•Availability to work weekends if needed.
•Performs other job duties as assigned.

EEO Statement 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.

Minimum requirements
What you'll bring to the role:
•Bachelors in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology or other related science.
•At least 1 year of experience in the pharmaceutical, biologics, microbiology, sterile manufacture, or medical device industry.
•Understanding of the concepts of GMP, GLP
•Knowledge of bioassay test methods (Cell counts, Elisa, Flow cytometry).
•Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of individuals in various aspects of Novartis operations.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills are important.

Position will be filled commensurate with experience

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data, where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.

Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

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