Posted to MedZilla on 4/22/2017

Novo Nordisk

US-NC, Manager, Metrology Job 401091700A0-MZ


Requisition ID 46534BR
Title Manager, Metrology
Job Category Management
Job Description Your Groundbreaking Journey

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 90 years, we have led the way in diabetes care. Being part of Novo Nordisk allows our employees to embark on life-changing careers, and the opportunity to help and improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world.

To help meet the growing demand for our diabetes treatment, Novo Nordisk expects to double production of diabetes drugs over the next decade. Novo Nordisk is currently building a new diabetes API plant in Clayton, NC next to our existing facility that employs 800 people. The new plant will initially employ 700 employees to produce the active ingredients for a new diabetes oral treatment and a range of other diabetes drugs.

Novo Nordisk is currently seeking top talent for this green field project and eventual operations. This once in a life-time career opportunity is ideal for manufacturing professionals who not only understand the operational complexities of manufacturing but also have the desire and drive to help us design and build. Here you will work with the best manufacturing professionals in the industry, while learning and taking part in the plant design.

Position Purpose: Establish & manage the metrology department, personnel & systems for the DAPI-US project, transition into operations & full production operations.

Establish and manage all instrumentation & metrology systems to support DAPI-US project activities & ongoing activities when in operations.
Planning & coordination of calibration activities for approximately 8,000 instruments.
Establish, develop, maintain & optimize QM structure, configuration & data within SAP.
Coaching & mentoring of direct reports.

Education: Mandatory
BA/BS in engineering/related field or equivalent (experience + education).

15+ years experience in metrology, engineering & / or manufacturing, with specific experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing or other regulated industries. Mandatory
5+ years management experience.
Experience with large project scope & execution.

Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge:
Knowledgeable in the following systems: Instrumentation, Controls, Process Improvement Methodologies, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Pharmaceutical Processes & Utilities.
Ensure execution of calibration activities on time, to standard & with minimal impact on operations.
Identify & manage all metrology standards for the site.
Ensure cGMP’s are integrated into Metrology systems.
Ensure current industry & regulatory practices are incorporated in Metrology processes & systems.
Ensure good communication & positive working relationships with key stakeholders.
Drive improvements to maintenance processes & activities using cLEAN® methodology.
Other accountabilities as assigned.

Organization/Planning: Mandatory
Proven expertise in developing/planning/organization/execution of metrology systems & activities.
Creation of work plans for complex projects/plans being executed by cross functional teams.

Additional Information Physical & Other Requirements:
* Ability to work in & around an active construction site during project phase.
* Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. with assistance.
* Ability to work in confined spaces & near operating equipment.
* Ability to work in loud noise environments.
* Ability to travel internationally.
* Ability to work hours necessary to support production & maintenance activities.

Department DAPI US - Utilities
Position Location US - Clayton, NC
City Clayton
State/Provinces US - NC

At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. That's why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry-leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. It's all part of the Novo Nordisk Way. It includes our Vision and our commitment to the Triple Bottom Line principle – helping us find the right balance between compassion and competitiveness

With a career at Novo Nordisk, you’ll feel a difference right from the start. It’s a sense of inspiration and mobility that comes from a shared belief in driving positive change for people, families, and communities everywhere. Congratulations on taking your first step!

Novo Nordisk is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Novo Nordisk will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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