Operational Excellence Expert (m/f)


      Kundl - vor 4 Tagen

      Remarkable developments occur at Sandoz due to the combination of individual characteristics, personal interests and professional qualification. This is why we are seeking employees with a passion for all that they do and who will work together with us to achieve the common goal: to provide patients in Austria and all over the world with high-quality, affordable pharmaceutical products. We, Sandoz, are one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Austria with over 4.000 employees at four sites. As a member of the global Novartis Group, we develop, produce and market generic pharmaceuticals - above all antibiotics, injectable cancer drugs and innovative biosimilars. Come and work with us as ...

      Operational Excellence Expert (m/f)

      Novartis Technical Operations / Kundl

      Area of Responsibility

      The Operational Excellence Expert (m/f) is a senior member of the Site Operational Excellence (OpEx) Team and is responsible for driving and leading LEAN/IQP (Innovation Quality Productivity) project implementations to ensure quality and productivity improvements on site. He will report directly to the Head OpEx.

      • Lead/Supervise: IQP continuous improvement initiatives and projects
      • Lead/Supervise: Complex investigations that are scientifically challenging or that involve multiple functions and/or sites. Drive them forward and bring them to a timely conclusion under consideration of IQP elements
      • Supervise: The establishment of a raw material data-base and the respective maintenance
      • Minimize process and quality issues by attacking the problems root causes and applying IQP principles for improvement
      • Ensure end-to-end oversight of process performance and early initiation of corrective actions based on monitoring of product/process parameters.
      • Define concepts and strategies for efficient process monitoring
      • Lead Site Master Plan and be a site lead for NMM (Novartis Manufacturing Manual)


      • Education: University Degree (or ideally PhD) in technical or business discipline in a relevant area (chemistry, pharmacy, mechanical engineering, etc.), green belt certification (black belt preferred); lean education/training
      • Languages: Fluent in English and German
      • Experience: At least 8 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferable in technical development and Biopharmaceutical production, Experience in 6 Sigma and LEAN, Expertise in the field of biotechnology, development/production and bioanalysis, Strong experience in Quality by Design (QbD) (e.g. principles applied during process development, process characterization and commercial phase)

      We are offering a competitive salary in line with the market and based on your qualification, experience and individual competencies. Additionally we are offering an attractive Bonus/Incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning & development options and worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. The basic salary is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least EUR 65.000 per year)

      Please apply online under the following link:

      Online Application

      (JobID 216439BR)
      Contact: Christina Ressmann, Staffing Manager

      Sandoz is an equal opportunity employer