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Value Stream Support Associate

Morris Plains, NJ 07950

Posted: 03/24/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Production Job Number: 551416 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Major Accountabilities:
  • Adhere to all area governing SOPs, WPs, and batch records with a focus on Right First Time performance
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry
  • Maintain training compliance
  • Ensure value stream support areas are maintained in an audit ready state
  • Provide flow to the work support when required/available
  • Ensure equipment cleaning and maintenance is performed per governing SOP requirements
  • Escalate any observed compliance or safety issues and support reconciliation of event
  • Proficient in various operating systems, including but not limited to LIMS, SAP, MES etc.
  • Support monthly and annual cycle count
  • Support all site/team projects and initiatives
  • Act in accordance with Novartis Values and Behaviors

Dispensary Activities:
  • Ensure accurate SAP/MES inventories are maintained for all components
  • Ensure proper status segregation and storage of all conditioned and ambient materials
  • Ensure Kanban system is accurate and materials are consumed per FEFO/FIFO
  • Ensure kitting/staging of initial kits are complete for each shift and timely response to kitting requests for production
  • Ensure all gowning materials in the ISO8 staging area are maintained to adequate levels.
  • Ensure dispensary area has ample supply of non-BOM items
  • APH/Pack Activities:
  • Receipt and inspection of incoming Leukapheresis
  • Final product packaging and shipping
  • On time delivery of scheduled Day 0 apheresis for patient processing
  • Receipt and storage of final product from scheduled patient processing
  • Ensure inventory accuracy of GMP and non-GMP LN2 storage locations
  • Ensure all materials and documentation is available and accurate so not to impede daily activities
  • Key Performance Indicators:
  • EBR right first time
  • Cycle Count Inventories are accurate
  • 98% training compliance of all associates
  • No major or critical audit findings pertinent to the ISO8, APH/Pack areas


  • 1-3years of related experience in cGMP/FDA regulated industry. Warehouse experience preferred.
  • SAP knowledge preferred

Other Qualifications:
  • Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills along with problem solving and follow-up skills are required.
  • Must be well organized, flexible and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Alternate shifts, weekends and overtime will be required
  • Requires handling of chemicals such as corrosives, solvents & bio-hazardous materials

Values & Behaviors:
  • Ability to adapt and learn new systems
  • Ability to collaborate with other groups, teams and departments in addressing inventory related issues.
  • Speak Up Mentality.
  • Demonstrate a high level of discipline and self-motivation.
  • Maintains composure during stressful situations.
  • Provides innovative solutions to complex or process improvement issues.


High School Degree or GED equivalent.

Pay rate range: $23-$25
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