Global Tech Steward (Oligonucleotides)

1 week agoBarcelona, Spain

Job Description

Global Technical Steward - Oligonucleotides

Hundreds of molecules processed into oligonucleotides waiting for your expertise as Global Technical Steward.

As a Global Technical Steward you will provide specialist knowledge, as Subject Matter Expert (SME), for specific pharmaceutical processes or process technologies on the field of Oligonucleotides.

Your key responsibilities:
• Oversee unit operations, maintain and improve existing processes and standards, implementing new innovative manufacturing technologies across platforms
• Support Site Technical Stewards/Managers in developing and/or aligning fundamental knowledge in the specific area of expertise. In collaboration with Technical Stewards/Managers, ensures alignment and best practices in regular training and education programs provided to Process Experts and Operators
• Act as the platform SME for the interface with the Global MS&T network and with technical development organization to define and implement new technical standards for existing and new technologies and equipment
• Participate in selection of Process Equipment, through providing input to User Requirements
• Ensure that the necessary benchmark is done internally in Novartis and externally in the scientific and academic environment, in order to stimulate and extend the knowledge, increasing the know-how of the associates and expanding it to the rest of the organization
• Provides the necessary training and education on related Oligonucleotide products to Technical Stewards, Global Product Stewards and the rest of the MS&T team
• Maintain their work in inspection readiness level and provide the necessary support to sites in any internal or external audit

Minimum Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:
• MSc. in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Chemistry or equivalent scientific degree. PhD or equivalent experience desirable
• Minimum 10 years of experience in Oligonucleotides
• Proven process understanding (Pharma, GMP, Regulatory aspects)
• Business fluent in English
• Great communication skills, proactivity, self initiative
• Ability to operate in a global matrix environment

You'll receive: Company Pension Plan; Life and Accidental Insurance; Meals Allowance or Canteen in the office; Flexible working hours

Why consider Novartis?
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?
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.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. 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.

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Novartis Technical Operations

Business Unit



Company / Legal Entity
Novartis Farmacéutica, S.A.

Functional Area
Technical Operations

Job Type
Full Time

Employment Type

Shift Work

Job ID: Novartis-313429BR