Asset Lifecycle Specialist

  • Calibration
  • Change Control
  • Chemistry
  • CMMS
  • Data Templates
  • Document Control
  • GMP
  • Inspections
  • Manufacturing Quality
  • Quality Assurance
  • Sensor

~~~Please note: This is a temporary contractor opportunity at Novartis ~~~
Novartis touches the lives of a tenth of the world’s population. Every role here, regardless of contract type, makes an impact on human life! 
Novartis US partners with external managed service provider Magnit Global to offer engaging temporary contractor opportunities like this, to those who are looking for flexibility in their career while looking to gain new skills and experiences providing services to an inclusive global medicines company. Click here to learn more about Magnit 
Ready to work with/through Magnit at Novartis? Please read on... 
Asset Lifecycle Specialist
Job Purpose:

Responsible for the management of the Asset Lifecycle Program for all equipment, systems, facilities and utilities at the Morris Plains site from procurement through decommissioning.

Major Accountabilities:
o Manage the Asset Lifecycle Program for all equipment, systems, facilities and utilities from procurement through decommissioning, including the following main functions:
• Serve as the primary subject matter expert for the Asset Lifecyle Program.
• Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to manage the following aspects of the Asset Lifecycle program:
 Enrollment/Installation
 Initial Entry into Service
 Removal & Return to Service
 Changes/modifications to assets, including relocation, repairs and parts replacement
 Scheduled events (e.g. calibration, preventative maintenance) and related Work Plan Templates, Measurement Data Templates and Sensor Risk Assessments
 Work requests/work orders, including processing, generation, tracking and follow-up; ensure work order completion, review, approval and close-out.
 Decommissioning
• Manage Master Data for equipment object management in Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
• Manage Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Procedures (WPs) and Forms related to Asset Lifecycle (e.g., equipment operation, calibration and preventative maintenance) including revisions and periodic reviews.

Key Performance Indicators:
o On-time project completion
o Engineering KPIs
o Change Control KPIs
o Customer satisfaction
o Avoidance of critical observations during internal/external inspections

o BSc. in Engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, Chemistry, Pharmacy or equivalent scientific degree.

o Experienced in a GMP regulated environment (pharmaceutical preferable).
o Minimum 5 years of asset lifecycle experience.
o Experience with manufacturing and laboratory equipment and change controls.
o Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management System (Blue Mountain Regulatory Asset Management preferable)

Other Qualifications:
o Strong oral and written communication skills
o Ability to work independently with minimal direction
o Self-directed and able to manage competing priorities
o Strong computer skills
o Ability to focus on a variety of issues and drive to results
o Ability to interact with a variety of organizational levels and foster cross-functional and cross-cultural team
o Knowledge with manufacturing quality (manufacturing, equipment, facilities, critical systems, automation, validation, etc.)
o Experience with Quality Assurance, CAPA, Change Control, Document Control, Training Systems

Location: Onsite - Morris Plains, NJ
Pay Rate: $50 - $67/hour
Contract: 11 months 
Health, dental, vision, 401k

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 we can reinvent what's possible when we collaborate with courage to ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! 
Imagine the impact you could make here at Novartis! 
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment with diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve. 
To do our best work we need different viewpoints, which is why here at Magnit, we celebrate diversity and embrace inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Magnit is dedicated to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We strive to ensure that we maintain a positive and enriching work environment for all. 
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Magnit at or 1.862.778.5441. 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion / EEO

  • Work Authorization : Green Card, US Citizen, Other valid work visa
  • Preferred years of experience : 5+ Years
  • Travel Required : No travel required
  • Shift timings: Onsite/ Morris Plains, NJ
Job Location
Morris Plains, New Jersey
USD 50.00 - USD 67.00 Per Hour
11 month(s)
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