Technical Trainer (PM Shift-Mon-Fri)


Morris Plains, NJ

Job Description
365 days a year, we aspire to be the best manufacturer of Cell & Gene therapies to ensure our patients have the treatments they need to live longer, healthier lives.

The Technical Trainer will be responsible for the maintenance and delivery of the technical training associated with the entire value stream. This role provides technical training to the manufacturing cell processors, aseptic trainers, media technicians, and other value stream manufacturing related functional roles.

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Foster & support a team culture that is engaged and empowered
• Coach, mentor, and train cell processors on the required skills and materials to perform their jobs efficiently, technical courses and on the entire manufacturing process
• Maintain and support the scheduling of technical training activities including all re-quired training for the manufacturing process (e.g. classroom instruction, systems train-ing, etc.)
• Maintain the training program in accordance with business needs, regulatory require-ments, and Quality Management System
• Continuously evaluate and provide improvements to the technical training program
• Assist in the development and / or review developed training materials for technical accuracy, regulatory compliance, and effectiveness
• Oversee and maintain training equipment, material and training environment
• Demonstrate strong Aseptic Technique
• Support investigations and CAPAs related to manufacturing process within required timelines while ensuring that the training program remains in alignment
• Ensure effective knowledge transfer in relation to technical transfer activities
• Actively align manufacturing processes with technical training and ensure consistent alignment between the processes
• Provide training regarding best practices, technical transfers, and other trainings as needed to the manufacturing, quality, warehouse, support, site management
• Maintain processes to be inspection ready
• Maintain gowning and aseptic process qualifications

This is a PM shift position.
Minimum requirements
• Bachelor's degree
• At least 2 years of work experience in the pharmaceutical industry or equivalent
• Direct experience working in a GMP and aseptic or sterile environment
• Advanced degree
• At least 1 year of related pharmaceutical technical training experience preferably in a production, QA, and/or QC related role preferred
• Cell & gene therapy experience highly desired
• Leadership experience highly desired (i.e. team lead, SME, senior technical role, etc.).
Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.
Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.
The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $80,000 and $120,000 per year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/23 through 12/31/23, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
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The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 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.