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Novo Nordisk is the world leader in diabetes research, care and treatment, and our passion for helping people is at the heart of everything we do. Join us and change lives for a living.

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Work Cell Leader 1 - Cartridge Filling- Night Shift Job
At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 95 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 improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world. Help us bring quality to life. We are currently seeking top talent for our two pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in Clayton, NC. Working at our fill/finish facility (DFP)Make What MattersOur 457,000 square foot aseptic “fill and finish” manufacturing facility in Clayton, NC, currently employs more than 850 people. The facility is part of a global network of manufacturing sites responsible for several key steps in the diabetes treatment manufacturing process, including sterile formulation, filling, inspection, device assembly and packaging.Producing medicines is a special responsibility. Our employees are passionate about what they do, knowing that their work makes a difference to millions of people who rely on our products every day. Join us and help make what matters. Position Purpose:Ensure the safe and effective operation of a work cell while maintaining a high level of focus on Quality. This person has three key roles; Ensure the process performs per plan, confirm standards and solve problemsAccountabilities:Execute the production plan by leading the operation, monitoring and controlling of equipment, systems, and processes within the work cell.Enforce all safety and environmental requirements in the performance of dutiesHelp facilitate a productive, engaging, and safe working environmentSetup next team for successCoordinate Maintenance activities, scheduled by Maintenance Planning, supported by Technical Area SpecialistLead team in Event Response/RCA with assistance from Area Specialists and Shift ManagerSchedule work cell resources, to include breaks, lunches, and other activitiesAddress any safety, quality, staffing or personnel issues and escalate to Shift Manager if necessaryMonitor performance and the completion of training to assure the competency level of work cell team members. Ensure team members are trained to the standardResponsible for cGMP documentationProvide performance review input for work cell team members as required by Shift ManagerSpend 20% - 50% of time operating as an operator in the processOther accountabilities as assignedRequired Education: High school graduate or equivalent, AAS degree in related field preferred. Desired Education: BioWork graduateRequired Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing industry. Qualified to perform operator activities on work cell equipment.Desired Experience: FDA regulated experienceTechnical/Process/Functional Knowledge: Ability to read, write and understand complicated product documentation and standard operating procedures with attention to detail. Computer literacy.Organization/Planning: Experience with planning & organizing, managing execution, checking results, and revising the work plan to meet daily work plan targetsProblem Solving:Demonstrates a systematic approach to problem solving and troubleshooting. Supports and actively participates in event response activities for the process. Documents problems and works to bring them rapidly to solution.Physical and other Requirements:Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. with assistanceAbility to work in confined spaces and near operating equipmentAbility to attain clean room gowning certification and work with hazardous materials including sanitantsFrequent bending, stooping, and prolonged working overhead Ability to work hours necessary to support productionAbility to stand on feet up to 12 hours or longer, day or nightCorrected vision to 20/30Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protectionLife-Changing Careers with Novo Nordisk With a local presence for more than 25 years, Novo Nordisk is one of the largest employers in Johnston County, with over 1,200 highly-skilled and dedicated employees working in Clayton and a diverse, global workforce of more than 40,000. We aspire to operate in a socially responsible way, and we are committed to offering a healthy and engaging workplace. Our Clayton manufacturing facilities have been honored as a FORTUNE 100 Best Places to Work For 10 years in a row. Other recent employer honors include the ISPE Company of the Year, the Triangle Business Journal Healthiest Employers in the Triangle and the NC Department of Labor 2 Million Hour Safety Award. Approximately 19% of our Clayton employees are veterans, and we offer year-round opportunities to give back to the community. If you’re looking for a life-changing career with real impact, join our team and help us defeat diabetes, obesity and other chronic diseases.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.Requisition ID: 60261BRState/Provinces: ClaytonJob Category: manufacturing
Work Cell Leader 1 - Cartridge Filling- Night Shift Job
At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For more than 95 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 improve the quality of life for millions of people around the world. Help us bring quality to life. We are currently seeking top talent for our two pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in Clayton, NC. Working at our fill/finish facility (DFP)Make What MattersOur 457,000 square foot aseptic “fill and finish” manufacturing facility in Clayton, NC, currently employs more than 850 people. The facility is part of a global network of manufacturing sites responsible for several key steps in the diabetes treatment manufacturing process, including sterile formulation, filling, inspection, device assembly and packaging.Producing medicines is a special responsibility. Our employees are passionate about what they do, knowing that their work makes a difference to millions of people who rely on our products every day. Join us and help make what matters. Position Purpose:Ensure the safe and effective operation of a work cell while maintaining a high level of focus on Quality. This person has three key roles; Ensure the process performs per plan, confirm standards and solve problemsAccountabilities:Execute the production plan by leading the operation, monitoring and controlling of equipment, systems, and processes within the work cell.Enforce all safety and environmental requirements in the performance of dutiesHelp facilitate a productive, engaging, and safe working environmentSetup next team for successCoordinate Maintenance activities, scheduled by Maintenance Planning, supported by Technical Area SpecialistLead team in Event Response/RCA with assistance from Area Specialists and Shift ManagerSchedule work cell resources, to include breaks, lunches, and other activitiesAddress any safety, quality, staffing or personnel issues and escalate to Shift Manager if necessaryMonitor performance and the completion of training to assure the competency level of work cell team members. Ensure team members are trained to the standardResponsible for cGMP documentationProvide performance review input for work cell team members as required by Shift ManagerSpend 20% - 50% of time operating as an operator in the processOther accountabilities as assignedRequired Education: High school graduate or equivalent, AAS degree in related field preferred. Desired Education: BioWork graduateRequired Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing industry. Qualified to perform operator activities on work cell equipment.Desired Experience: FDA regulated experienceTechnical/Process/Functional Knowledge: Ability to read, write and understand complicated product documentation and standard operating procedures with attention to detail. Computer literacy.Organization/Planning: Experience with planning & organizing, managing execution, checking results, and revising the work plan to meet daily work plan targetsProblem Solving:Demonstrates a systematic approach to problem solving and troubleshooting. Supports and actively participates in event response activities for the process. Documents problems and works to bring them rapidly to solution.Physical and other Requirements:Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. with assistanceAbility to work in confined spaces and near operating equipmentAbility to attain clean room gowning certification and work with hazardous materials including sanitantsFrequent bending, stooping, and prolonged working overhead Ability to work hours necessary to support productionAbility to stand on feet up to 12 hours or longer, day or nightCorrected vision to 20/30Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protectionLife-Changing Careers with Novo Nordisk With a local presence for more than 25 years, Novo Nordisk is one of the largest employers in Johnston County, with over 1,200 highly-skilled and dedicated employees working in Clayton and a diverse, global workforce of more than 40,000. We aspire to operate in a socially responsible way, and we are committed to offering a healthy and engaging workplace. Our Clayton manufacturing facilities have been honored as a FORTUNE 100 Best Places to Work For 10 years in a row. Other recent employer honors include the ISPE Company of the Year, the Triangle Business Journal Healthiest Employers in the Triangle and the NC Department of Labor 2 Million Hour Safety Award. Approximately 19% of our Clayton employees are veterans, and we offer year-round opportunities to give back to the community. If you’re looking for a life-changing career with real impact, join our team and help us defeat diabetes, obesity and other chronic diseases.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.Requisition ID: 60261BRState/Provinces: ClaytonJob Category: manufacturing
Obesity Project Scientist (Multiple Positions) Job
About the DepartmentImagine transforming the face of biomedical research and building world-class protein technology platforms in a state-of-the art facility. That’s what we do at Novo Nordisk Research Center Seattle, Inc. (NNRCSI). Our scientists apply cutting-edge technologies to early discovery projects within the diabetes and obesity areas, with the goal of bringing molecules to market. Such projects include identifying protein-based therapies for obesity, diabetes, and adjacent therapeutic areas, and researching the next generation of medical devices. At the NNRCSI, your skills, dedication and ambition will help us change lives for the better. In exchange, we’ll offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent, continuously learn and develop, and drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions.The team is comprised of collaborative, diverse and passionate people who have a true sense of pride in their work and are committed to helping others grow and develop in their careers. You’ll also have a platform to engage with key stakeholders on a global scale throughout the entire pipeline process. And while changing the future of diabetes treatment is no easy task, we also recognize the importance of an enjoyable workplace, which is why we’ve cultivated a culture of fun, ingenuity and innovation. And our competitive compensation package, generous benefits, and support of a healthy work-life balance all add to a best-in-class employee experience. We are changing lives for a living. Are you ready to make a difference?The PositionObesity is a complex, chronic disease that has a profound impact on health and well-being and is associated with a decreased life expectancy. This role will contribute to obesity innovation by identifying and exploring new targets and principles to treat obesity. This role is part of a team of dedicated scientists that all work on specific scientific questions in relation to obesity for instance regulation of the body weight set-point.RelationshipsThis position is a 2-3 year’s term role located in Seattle, Washington and reports to a member of the Obesity Research Unit leadership team. Internal relationships include working with research employees, project managers, as well as colleagues in Diabetes & Obesity Research in, Novo Nordisk Inc. (NNI), Novo Nordisk A/S, and Novo Nordisk Beijing. External relationships include those with business partners, industry associations, legislative bodies, and focus patient representative groups.Essential FunctionsProvide scientific direction as well as design, coordinate, and execute on biological/pharmacological experimentsPerform target validation, target maturation, and evaluation of drug candidates including mode-of action studiesSupport various obesity research projects feeding into a diversified obesity project pipelineConduct hands on experiments in relation to specific obesity questionsAccumulates knowledge and skills to support development and management of research protocols in support of multiple drug discovery effortsAchieves business goals, share learnings, knowledge and skills and promote cross-functional teamworkEnsures data integrity. Conduct data collection, interpretation and ensure proper documentation of experimental data. Maintain laboratory notebooksCompletes assignments requiring an expert level knowledge of techniques and practices related to the research areaPerforms either histology and histochemistry research, or in vivo physiology and pharmacology research, or in vitro biology research to support multiple target discovery effortsUses knowledge and experiences to interpret and properly document experimental dataWorks with Department Heads and Scientists to ensure better practice sharing and implementation within the labPhysical Requirements20-30% overnight travel required; May require international travel.QualificationsPhD in Neuroscience, Cell Biology, Integrated Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology or a relevant field of study required2+ years of Post Doc experience requiredExperience includes scientific excellence within obesity, the metabolic syndrome, molecular biology, endocrinology, and/or neuroendocrinologyHands-on experience with in vitro models (binding/functional assays) and/or in vivo pharmacology models of obesity preferredExcellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills requiredMust have proven experience accomplishing complex and diversified assignments; exercising independent discretion and judgementAbility to manage multiple prioritiesMust be a strong team player and collaborate across boundariesStrong stakeholder management skills requiredNovo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer /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.Requisition ID: 60248BRState/Provinces: SeattleJob Category: Research
Obesity Project Scientist (Multiple Positions) Job
About the DepartmentImagine transforming the face of biomedical research and building world-class protein technology platforms in a state-of-the art facility. That’s what we do at Novo Nordisk Research Center Seattle, Inc. (NNRCSI). Our scientists apply cutting-edge technologies to early discovery projects within the diabetes and obesity areas, with the goal of bringing molecules to market. Such projects include identifying protein-based therapies for obesity, diabetes, and adjacent therapeutic areas, and researching the next generation of medical devices. At the NNRCSI, your skills, dedication and ambition will help us change lives for the better. In exchange, we’ll offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talent, continuously learn and develop, and drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic conditions.The team is comprised of collaborative, diverse and passionate people who have a true sense of pride in their work and are committed to helping others grow and develop in their careers. You’ll also have a platform to engage with key stakeholders on a global scale throughout the entire pipeline process. And while changing the future of diabetes treatment is no easy task, we also recognize the importance of an enjoyable workplace, which is why we’ve cultivated a culture of fun, ingenuity and innovation. And our competitive compensation package, generous benefits, and support of a healthy work-life balance all add to a best-in-class employee experience. We are changing lives for a living. Are you ready to make a difference?The PositionObesity is a complex, chronic disease that has a profound impact on health and well-being and is associated with a decreased life expectancy. This role will contribute to obesity innovation by identifying and exploring new targets and principles to treat obesity. This role is part of a team of dedicated scientists that all work on specific scientific questions in relation to obesity for instance regulation of the body weight set-point.RelationshipsThis position is a 2-3 year’s term role located in Seattle, Washington and reports to a member of the Obesity Research Unit leadership team. Internal relationships include working with research employees, project managers, as well as colleagues in Diabetes & Obesity Research in, Novo Nordisk Inc. (NNI), Novo Nordisk A/S, and Novo Nordisk Beijing. External relationships include those with business partners, industry associations, legislative bodies, and focus patient representative groups.Essential FunctionsProvide scientific direction as well as design, coordinate, and execute on biological/pharmacological experimentsPerform target validation, target maturation, and evaluation of drug candidates including mode-of action studiesSupport various obesity research projects feeding into a diversified obesity project pipelineConduct hands on experiments in relation to specific obesity questionsAccumulates knowledge and skills to support development and management of research protocols in support of multiple drug discovery effortsAchieves business goals, share learnings, knowledge and skills and promote cross-functional teamworkEnsures data integrity. Conduct data collection, interpretation and ensure proper documentation of experimental data. Maintain laboratory notebooksCompletes assignments requiring an expert level knowledge of techniques and practices related to the research areaPerforms either histology and histochemistry research, or in vivo physiology and pharmacology research, or in vitro biology research to support multiple target discovery effortsUses knowledge and experiences to interpret and properly document experimental dataWorks with Department Heads and Scientists to ensure better practice sharing and implementation within the labPhysical Requirements20-30% overnight travel required; May require international travel.QualificationsPhD in Neuroscience, Cell Biology, Integrated Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology or a relevant field of study required2+ years of Post Doc experience requiredExperience includes scientific excellence within obesity, the metabolic syndrome, molecular biology, endocrinology, and/or neuroendocrinologyHands-on experience with in vitro models (binding/functional assays) and/or in vivo pharmacology models of obesity preferredExcellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills requiredMust have proven experience accomplishing complex and diversified assignments; exercising independent discretion and judgementAbility to manage multiple prioritiesMust be a strong team player and collaborate across boundariesStrong stakeholder management skills requiredNovo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer /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.Requisition ID: 60248BRState/Provinces: SeattleJob Category: Research
Project Specialist Job
Site New Hampshire, located in West Lebanon, is where Novo Nordisk’s life-saving treatments are brought to life. Our manufacturing facility produces a global supply of our hemophilia and growth hormone product lines, as well as our next generation of cutting-edge medications. It’s not your average production site – it’s a tight-knit, supportive community working together to contribute to a better tomorrow for our patients. Ethics and quality are held in the highest regard, and a patient-focused mindset guides everything we do. We’re looking for individuals who are self-starters with a strong work ethic to join our team. At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources and mentorship to grow and build your career. Are you ready to realize your potential?The Project Specialist will be responsible for executing small to medium scale ($<2MM) projects or specific elements of larger scale projects ($>5MM) from scope development and project planning through project closeout at our pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. The person in this role will engage project teams and leverage available resources to deliver assigned project objectives. The person in this role will analyze “as is” state, make recommendations for improvement and coordinate the development and implementation of “future state” processes and also be a central resource for information flow between project stakeholders. We're looking for candidates with the following knowledge, skills & abilities and experience:Education:Master’s Degree (Master of Science/Master of Business Administration) or equivalent with a minimum of one (1) years’ experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an engineering or scientific discipline. Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)/ regulated pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, preferred.Experience:Project experience in a matrix management environment, preferredExperience with the use of Lean/Six Sigma and/or Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) methodologies and tools in the context of project planning, execution and controlling.Skills & abilities:Ability to interact with functional peer groups at various levels.Demonstrated ability to act independently and to navigate teams to data driven decisions and resolutions.Adaptability to respond to changes in project expectations in a methodical and professional manner.Physical requirements and working environment: The ability to climb, balance, stand, walk, and finger.The ability to speak, listen, and understand verbal and written communication.Repetition including substantial movement of wrists, hands, and or fingers.Lifting up to 33lbs/15kg of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.The working environment includes a variety of physical conditions including: noise, inside and outside conditions including temperatures below 32 degrees F; close proximity to manufacturing equipment, moving parts, moving vehicles, and chemicals; atmospheric conditions including: odors, fumes, and dust.The ability to function in narrow hallways and spaces.Local and International Travel: 0-5%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.Requisition ID: 60268BRState/Provinces: West LebanonJob Category: manufacturing
Project Specialist Job
Site New Hampshire, located in West Lebanon, is where Novo Nordisk’s life-saving treatments are brought to life. Our manufacturing facility produces a global supply of our hemophilia and growth hormone product lines, as well as our next generation of cutting-edge medications. It’s not your average production site – it’s a tight-knit, supportive community working together to contribute to a better tomorrow for our patients. Ethics and quality are held in the highest regard, and a patient-focused mindset guides everything we do. We’re looking for individuals who are self-starters with a strong work ethic to join our team. At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources and mentorship to grow and build your career. Are you ready to realize your potential?The Project Specialist will be responsible for executing small to medium scale ($<2MM) projects or specific elements of larger scale projects ($>5MM) from scope development and project planning through project closeout at our pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. The person in this role will engage project teams and leverage available resources to deliver assigned project objectives. The person in this role will analyze “as is” state, make recommendations for improvement and coordinate the development and implementation of “future state” processes and also be a central resource for information flow between project stakeholders. We're looking for candidates with the following knowledge, skills & abilities and experience:Education:Master’s Degree (Master of Science/Master of Business Administration) or equivalent with a minimum of one (1) years’ experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an engineering or scientific discipline. Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)/ regulated pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, preferred.Experience:Project experience in a matrix management environment, preferredExperience with the use of Lean/Six Sigma and/or Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) methodologies and tools in the context of project planning, execution and controlling.Skills & abilities:Ability to interact with functional peer groups at various levels.Demonstrated ability to act independently and to navigate teams to data driven decisions and resolutions.Adaptability to respond to changes in project expectations in a methodical and professional manner.Physical requirements and working environment: The ability to climb, balance, stand, walk, and finger.The ability to speak, listen, and understand verbal and written communication.Repetition including substantial movement of wrists, hands, and or fingers.Lifting up to 33lbs/15kg of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.The working environment includes a variety of physical conditions including: noise, inside and outside conditions including temperatures below 32 degrees F; close proximity to manufacturing equipment, moving parts, moving vehicles, and chemicals; atmospheric conditions including: odors, fumes, and dust.The ability to function in narrow hallways and spaces.Local and International Travel: 0-5%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.Requisition ID: 60268BRState/Provinces: West LebanonJob Category: manufacturing
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