Device Manager (m/f/x) – Device Technology (80-100%)

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Device Manager (m/f/x) – Device Technology (80-100%)

Device Manager (m/fx) – Device Technology (80-100%), Global Drug Development, Schaftenau, Austria

7! This is number of combination product technology platforms that Novartis is currently working on. Novartis has an ambitious program in drug delivery devices and to meet our future portfolio needs we are seeking an experienced engineer in the development of medical devices.

The role involves developing innovative medical devices to make us an industry leader in this field. It requires an experienced engineer who can take responsibility on a device platform development and contribute to projects for documentation compliance and technical aspects. A high degree of collaboration with Novartis internal stakeholders and external partners will also be necessary.

An ideal candidate would have at least 8 years of experience in parenteral device development. Additional skills such as system engineering is highly preferred. Must be organized, structured in their approach and able to drive to reach solutions that meet milestones. Excellent spoken and written communication in English.

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Work on Platform development and participate to project activities
• Lead and author Design History File documentation
• Lead technical engineering activities / design / problem solving
• Define Device interfaces with Primary Packaging, Secondary Packaging & Eco System
• Implement system engineering approaches
• Manage external vendors

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
• 8 years of experience in mechanical device development (Auto-injectors/Pens/Pumps)
• Preferably experiences in mechanical engineering and system engineering
• Proficient spoken and written communication in English
• Experience in plastic and metallic components; CAD, FEA, CFD and Multi-physic software (e.g. Solidworks, ANSYS, AMESIM); tolerance analysis and math-modeling; lab testing and programing (e.g. Zwick, Mecmesin); Design History File documentation
• Good knowledge in design for manufacturing
• Excellent technical writing skills

Desirable requirements:
• Experience in system engineering is highly preferred
• Must be organized, structured in their approach and able to drive to reach solutions that meet milestones.

Contact: Jennifer Kriedemann, Talent Acquisition & Staffing Business Partner, +44 7525 702920

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We offer a market-competitive base salary in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. Additionally we offer an attractive incentive program, a modern company pension scheme, childcare facilities, learning & development options and worldwide career opportunities within the Novartis group. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least € 50,180.50 per year on a full time basis).

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. 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.

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