Novartis Singapore Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Pte Ltd

Novartis BioProduction Operations Singapore is a new entrant to the Singapore biologics sector, and is Novartis’ first biologics production site in Asia. It is also one of the largest biologics manufacturing investments in Singapore to date.

This facility focuses on drug substance manufacturing based on Mammalian cell culture technology. The site is designed to handle small and large scale volumes to support both clinical and commercial production of potential new products. Novartis BioProduction Operations Singapore has a diverse work force and takes pride in fostering an inclusive environment for everyone. It plans to build a strong talent pipeline by developing talents that will help to establish the biologics sector in Singapore, as well as to discover new ways to improve and extend people's lives!

Potential career path and developmental opportunities for scholars

Upon the start of the scholar’s bond in Novartis Singapore Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, they will join as a Manufacturing Biotechnologist in one of the sub-functions. During their internships over the years they would have gained exposure to more than one sub-function in order to gain understanding and hands-on experience on how the operations work.

With the multiple career levels available in Novartis, it is common for the scholars to progress in their role after two years and even consider a role in a different function. Novartis encourages its associates to take up any online learning such as through LinkedIn and plans for associates to take up external trainings as part of their Learning Plan.

Preferred courses of study

  • Engineering (Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Chemical Engineering)
  • Science (Biological Sciences, Chemistry)