Openings for Scientist (Microbiology) at Novartis


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About Novartis 

One of the largest pharmaceutical company of swiss origin located in Basel, Switzerland. Originated by merging of Ceiba and Geigy in 1996.The company further classified its operations to 3 major divisions: Sandoz (generics), Alcon (eyecare) and innovative medicines, it has 33.3% ,24.9%  of the Roche shares  and identic pharma respectively. The firm established its Multi functional center in Hyderabad, which covers of around 870,000 Square feet.
The pharma giant has a large portfolio of medicines in treating areas including but not limited to osteoporosis, Psoriasis, COPD, Hypertension, Alzheimer’s disease, heart failure, malaria, Amoebiasis, Asthma, schizophrenia and so on. This laid its step in animal health division, pests and rodent control by providing many varieties of products like milbemax, interceptor, Acara.
United states department of Health and human services in the year 2009, awarded Novartis with $ 486 contract for producing cell based influenza vaccine with a motto of 150,000,000 doses of flu pandemic vaccines with in 6 months. When gone through the financial aspect, it has a revenue of $ 53 billion and market capitalization of over $ 209 billion.
Recently decoding the hand of Artificial intelligence around pathological cancer, by recognizing the cancer at various stages. The firm has huge corporate responsibility helping in addressing the needs of undeserved populations, 24 Million patients reached access through the programs in 2018 and over 17 Million people reached training, health education services.

About the Job 

Experience : Minimum of 5-7 years with Masters or 2-3 years with PhD 

Required experience in USFDA/EU-GMP Regulatory organizations 

Need to have strong background on Aseptic/ Pharmaceutical/ QC or equivalent 

Should be strong in Lab equipment handling, Microbial testing

Need to have knowledge on performing microbial analysis, TOC, Sterility test, LAL, BET and water analysis handling.

Need to handle the Preparation and execution of validation protocols, PM Schedules, analysis as per SOP

Evaluation of Microbiological samples for stability and analyzing water, starting material 

Location of the Job : Hyderabad