Production Technician III (3rd shift - Granulation)
Company: Novartis AG
Posted on: May 11, 2022
With 53 manufacturing sites across the globe, our aspiration is to
become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in
Responsible for taking multiple excipients and active raw material
through a design manufacturing process that produces a finished
dosage form for the consumer. Operate and troubleshoot
manufacturing equipment. Document activities as appropriate and
perform specified quality checks.
* Document activities in MES and on paper records as well as
clarify/explain variances with assistance from Production
Technician III or Lead levels.
* Maintains expected right-the-first time documentation
* Perform general room and equipment cleans, set-up and
documentation for two Bulk areas (Dispensing, Mixing, Milling,
Fluid Bed Drying or Blending).
* Troubleshooting in two Bulk areas which may include:
* correctly identify visual end-points for wet
* adjust mesh size in Milling area for sieve testing
* properly identify equipment issues and
understand protocols for resolving equipment
* Perform general room and equipment cleans. equipment set-up,
accurate set-up documentation, and perform start - of - run Z-test
with minimal waste. Ability to perform disintegration testing prior
to batch processing when required per master manufacturing record
* Receives general instructions on routine assignments under
general supervision. Receives detailed instructions on new work
that may be closely supervised and reviewed.
* Adheres to cGMPs including: housekeeping, proper protection of
product, quality, integrity, and personal hygiene.
* Train new and/or existing operators on acquired technical
* Correctly set-up rooms and equipment.
* Conducts all assignments in a safe and organized manner.
Appropriately utilizes and promotes personal protective equipment
at all times. Demonstrates appropriate and professional values and
behaviors at all times including interaction with co-workers,
supervision, and other departments.
* Adhere to department goals and objectives. Know and understand
key department objectives such as: safety, quality, attendance and
* Adherence to all health, safety & environmental requirements in
support of departmental and site HSE goals. Work in a safe and
Diversity & Inclusion / EEO
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 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.
* High School Diploma is required.
* 4+ years of relevant experience.
* Willingness to learn is required.
* Ability to work as part of team is required.
* Previous experience with one of the following pieces of
equipment: a tablet press, encapsulation machine, or 24/48/60"
coating machine is required.
* Previous experience troubleshooting the equipment is
3rd shift: Sunday through Thursday 10pm - 630am. Must have
flexibility for overtime based on business needs
Why consider Sandoz:
Our number 1 priority is to pioneer patient access to better
healthcare. We are a company of firsts. 1st to develop an oral
penicillin antibiotic. 1st to develop and launch biosimilars. 1st
to launch an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic. And we never stop
asking: how can we continue to pioneer access in an ever-more
digital and global world?
The answers come when curious, courageous and collaborative people
are empowered to ask new questions, make bold decisions and take
Sandoz, a Novartis division, is a leader in generic and biosimilar
medicines and a pioneer in digital therapeutics.
Join us, and help reimagine access to medicine!
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.
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
Accessibility and reasonable accommodations:
The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and
providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with
disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you
need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application
process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a
position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] call +1 (877)
395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your
contact information. Please include the job requisition number in
While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for
certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may
be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine
card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other
similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19
test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days
to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare
facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related
off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must
adhere to and comply with customers' (such as hospitals, physician
offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require
vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider
requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be
vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and
local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in
certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email
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