Posted to MedZilla on 1/13/2018

Novo Nordisk

US-NC, Facilities Engineering Technician - RMS Job 448163100A0-MZ


Requisition ID 52846BR
Title Facilities Engineering Technician - RMS
Job Category Manufacturing
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:
Ensure the successful ramp-up of the Raw Material & Solvents (RMS) processes for DAPI-US expansion project. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: writing/reviewing specifications; design reviews; equipment installation & maintenance; development of SOPs; maintenance development & training; management of cost, quality & schedule within area of responsibility; establishing & maintaining positive working relationships with internal & external engineering teams & stakeholders. Ensure all activities are aligned with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) program requirements.


* Support validation within all RMS process areas.
* Ensure quality of equipment & processes for handling of raw materials, stock solutions & solvents preparation in DAPI-US.
* Identify interfaces to other processes & support systems in the project.
* Input, review & approval of layout diagrams.
* Support (RMS) project team in maintaining schedule adherence.
* Ensure coordination & collaboration between project & other site stakeholders.
* Provide additional technical support for site project execution as required.
* Adhere to all quality & environmental regulations within area of responsibility.
* Author & maintain standards for procedures & maintenance plans.
* Ensure all safety & environmental requirements are followed in the performance of duties.

Education: PREFERRED

* AA/AS/AAS in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering/Technology or equivalent combination of education & experience.

Experience: MANDATORY

* 5-10+ years facilities/utilities experience in a manufacturing facility.
* Knowledge & experience in the operations, maintenance & design of cGMP utilities, as well as working in a regulated environment (FDA, cGMP, OSHA).

Technical/Process/Functional Knowledge: PREFERRED
* Specialist in raw material handling & solvent preparation processes in the pharmaceutical industry. MANDATORY
* Experience with distillation processes is preferred.
* Prior qualification/work experience required.
* Ability to read/review design drawings (CAD) with a basic understanding of P&ID & technical documents such as URS, SAT, FAT, Validation Protocols.
* Understanding of complicated product documentation & standard operating procedures with attention to high-level concepts.
* Computer literacy with associated systems.

Organization/Planning: DESIRED

* Proven expertise in planning/organization/execution of project & maintenance activities, following up on results, & revising the work plan for complex problems being resolved by cross-functional teams.

Physical & Other Requirements:

* Ability to work in & around an active construction site.
* Requires ability to move throughout the facility in the performance of duties in proximity of process equipment & areas.
* Ability to work hours necessary & according to customer needs.
* Domestic & International travel as required.
At this time, Novo Nordisk is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future would require sponsorship for employment visa status.

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Department DAPI US - RMS
Position Location US - Clayton, NC
City Clayton
State/Provinces US - NC
Job/Position Country US

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.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please call the U.S. Toll Free number at 1-855-411-5290 or click on the following link to submit your request: Please note we do not accept applications for employment or employment related solicitations through this site. If you are requesting special assistance, please specify your request by selecting "Yes" in Question 2 on the site. We will not be able to respond to requests unless you specify the need for special assistance or an accommodation in Question 2. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

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