Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, eye care, cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals, preventive vaccines, over-the-counter and animal health products. Novartis is the only global company with leading positions in these areas. In 2013, the Group achieved net sales of USD 57.9 billion, while R&D throughout the Group amounted to approximately USD 9.9 billion (USD 9.6 billion excluding impairment and amortization charges). Novartis Group companies employ approximately 136,000 full-time-equivalent associates and operate in more than 140 countries around the world.

.A state-of-the-art solid dosage pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Singapore is one of Novartis’ largest investments in a manufacturing plant in Asia. Novartis also announced plans in 2012 to construct a state-of-the-art biotechnology production site in Singapore which is currently under construction. The new facility will focus on manufacturing based on cell-culture technology, and will complement rapid expansion in China and India.

Alcon, the eye care division of Novartis, opened a new site in Singapore for production of ophthalmic solutions and suspensions which complements the existing contact lenses and lens care product facility in Singapore with the integration of Ciba Vision.

Novartis in Singapore with more than 1,300 associates working across the city-state has been playing a key role since 1996 with the merger of Ciba-Geigy and Sandoz. Novartis remains committed to further strengthen its footprint in the healthcare industry in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in Singapore.

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Analytical Specialist (MS&T)

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  Job Type :  

Part Time

  Salary :  

$2,400 - $3,000 / monthly

Job Description

The MS&T (Manufacturing,Science & Technology) Analytical Specialist carries out analytical testing of drug substances and intermediates in support of process development / characterization / optimization studies, as well as forensic testing in support for commercial drug substance manufacturing and material release decisions. 

The trainee will be able to:

  • develop a strong quality mindset with regard to data integrity, Good Documentation Practice, Good Manufacturing Practice, and Development Quality Practice
  • perform analytical testing independently for selected methods (eg. HPLC and ELISA based methods), specifically setting up HPLC systems for the relevant assays, prepare test samples for analysis, process and analyse the test results and perform simple troubleshooting for aberrant runs and abnormal results
  • support forensic testing and develop solid practical experience in managing forensic test specimen receipt, preparation, perform standard forensic testing (microscopy, solubility, FT-IR), support to establish an in-house FT-IR reference material and spectral library
  • manage (author and/or document management in relevant platforms) MS&T Documents within the framework of applicable quality standards
  • support MS&T equipment qualification and/or maintenance /calibration in compliance to applicable quality standards
  • support MS&T Process Sciences Laboratory inventory management ranging from the receipt of delivery to stock keeping including the business process for VSR+ platform


  • GMP and DQP quality management systems and related corporate systems and processes
  • Laboratory inventory management including virtual stock management system
  • Analytical testing for anti-body based drug substance and intermediates
  • Forensic testing in a cell culture baed biomanuafacturing facility

Duration of training

9 months

This position is for both recent graduates and mid career individuals.  Graduates interested in this position should possess a Degree qualification. Mid career individuals from any qualitication level may apply.

 Location: 10 TUAS BAY LANE 637461.  How to get there?

 Location: 10 TUAS BAY LANE 637461.

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