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Validation Expert

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

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Location: Istanbul Kurtköy, Turkey; Warsaw, Poland; Mengeš, Slovenia #HybridKey Responsibilities:Support Product Steward in maintaining the process control strategy. Translate applicable process parameters and the process control strategy into a focused validation plan for process validation.Provide technical expertise and facilitate establishment of Quality Risk Assessment (as needed); Support site validation planning by writing and maintaining master plans for processes, cleaning, packaging processes and ongoing verification for processes and cleaning (as applicable).Support process validation lifecycle activities by ensuring a state of control is maintained through ongoing process verification (OPV). Ensure that appropriate variables are identified for on-going monitoring as a contributor to quality risk management activities.Author and review process, packaging or cleaning validation protocols & reports, ongoing process and cleaning verification protocols & reports.Support execution of validation activities at the shop floor; support validation lead for KPI reporting.Reviews Master Batch Records and associated change controls. Confirm revalidation need based on technical changes; maintain all activities and projects under own responsibility in an inspection ready status Provides technical expertise (and may facilitate) pre-validation risk assessments using risk management tools. Work collaboratively and cross functionally to help ensure that process risks are analyzed, appropriately controlled and appropriately documented. Ensure that all Site validation activities are performed and are in line with the current Novartis requirements and cGMP, manage deviations associated with process validation and makes recommendations for deviation resolution as well as prevention of reoccurrence.Essential Requirements:University degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent2-3 years of experience in manufacturing/ manufacturing science and technology/technical development/qualityThorough understanding of manufacturing processes and related process equipmentStrong working knowledge of quality systems and regulatory requirements across multiple health authoritiesExperience in executing process validation; Expert in reviewing and writing technical reportsFluent in English, German is a plus Desirable Requirements:Proven project management experience in a cross-functional environment (e.g. multi-site, technical development, other functions)Fundamental understanding of standard pharmaceutical analytical testingWhy Novartis?  Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Ready to create a brighter future together? and Rewards:You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook: 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.Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.Join our Novartis Network:Not the right Novartis role for you? Sign up to our talent community to stay connected and learn about suitable career opportunities as soon as they come up:

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.

Active in 80 countries
300 employees
40% men - 60% women
Average age is 40 years