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BioProcess Engineer I

Posted 20 Jun 2024
Work experience
2 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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May 31, 2024



The BioProcess engineer is to execute assigned manufacturing tasks and activities according to production schedule to enable the timely production of product with the quality and quantity in compliance with the relevant GMP, safety and environmental guidelines. The level of the role will be determined by the years of relevant experience. Working hours 6p-6a 2-2-3 rotation in manufacturing Novartis is unable to offer relocation support for this role: please only apply if this location is accessible for you.

About the Role


  • Execution of all assigned activities according to production schedule and in compliance with the valid GMP, work, operating, environmental and safety instructions and guidelines.
  • Assist in manufacturing led investigation through partnerships with Quality and other business units at the site.
  • Produces product, learns to troubleshoot equipment, participate in interviews on deviations, stocking of items in production, and standardizing equipment.
  • Learn aseptic techniques, cell culture, recovery, and purification processes within Upstream manufacturing.
  • Assists in producing clinical and commercial material on an annual basis that meets the site’s strategic objectives and is compliant with cGMPs.
  • Supports product requirements to ensure that all products are produced according to plan. Learn cGMP and cGDP and ensure cGMP documentation is being filled out correctly, training is current, and all Quality requirements are being followed.
  • Maintains quality standards to meet cGMP requirements, CFR’s, and internal company policies directly related to the manufacturing process.
  • Partners with Quality to ensure a quality and compliant manufacturing environment and assists the technical operations team to resolve any issues related to production.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology or applicable field or 2 years equivalent experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Entry level into the biopharmaceutical based GMP manufacturing operations, no experience necessary.
  • Ability to routinely lift over 35 lbs.

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U473 (FCRS = US473) Novartis Gene Therapies

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Technical Operations Operations USA

Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. We use innovative science and technology to address some of society's most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. We also aim to reward those who invest their money, time and ideas in our company.

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