US-NC, Manager, Maintenance Job 401091800A0-MZ
|Requisition ID 46532BR|
Title Manager, Maintenance
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 maintenance department plus systems & activities to support the project phase, the transition into 24/7 operations, and full production operations.
Establish Maintenance Department staffing, systems & procedures to support the DAPI-US project activities & ongoing operations.
Manage four (4) maintenance supervisors across 4 shifts with total department staffing (approximately 50 personnel).
Establish all maintenance procedures for manufacturing processes (fermentation, recovery & purification), clean & black utilities, HVAC & facilities through collaboration with process owners.
Includes all maintenance activities, intervals & spare parts identification.
All systems and procedures are developed & performed per EHS & GMP requirements.
All systems and procedures are standardized across the site & all shifts.
Develop all training requirements and materials for maintenance department.
Ensure maintenance activities are executed on time & to standards.
Coach & mentor direct reports.
Ownership and coordination for all maintenance activities for site shutdowns.
Drive maintenance performance to meet business & customer needs by implementing Asset Management.
Ensure good communication & positive working relationships with key stakeholders.
Manage external maintenance contracts for equipment where applicable.
Drive improvements to maintenance processes & activities using cLEAN® methodology.
Other accountabilities as assigned.
BS/BA in technical field or equivalent combination of education & industry equivalent experience.
15+ years leadership/supervisory experience in engineering, manufacturing, maintenance with a preference toward pharmaceutical or other regulated industries. Mandatory
7+ years in process/facility maintenance.
Experience with large project scope & execution.
Expertise in pharmaceutical processes, utilities systems, electrical & HVAC systems.
Knowledgeable in how to manage maintenance activities in a GMP regulated environment. Mandatory
Demonstrates leadership capabilities, to include managing in a Lean/cLEAN/PSPS way. Mandatory
Proven expertise in developing/planning/organization/execution of maintenance systems & activities.
Creation of work plans for complex projects/plans being executed by cross functional teams.
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
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.
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