Engineer with an interest in automation

Category:  Manufacturing

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you have an interest in automation and manufacturing technology? Do you enjoy supporting production and are you eager to be at the forefront when something is out of the ordinary?


Then this is your chance to be part of a stimulating environment, working with complex solutions.


The position
You will be joining the team who are responsible for implementing Restricted Access Barriere Systems(RABS) on the filling line, ensuring critical compliance in processes. The implementation involves automation and mechanical solutions, supporting the production after the implementation in the area Injectable Finished Products in Bagsværd.


Your tasks will include:

  • Coordinate activities and support implemention of improvements going toward RABS 
  • Responsibility for documentation of the implemented improvements -  
  • Proactively developing improvement initiatives.
  • Ensuring compliance with Novo Nordisk procedures, legal and regulatory requirements.

Your experience includes:

  • Preferably bachelor- or master’s degree within engineering: Maskinmester/Marine Engineer, Mechanical, Automation or similar.
  • Preferably you have a few years of experience within automation and pharmaceutical production, but newly graduated candidates with some production experience will also be taken into consideration.
  • Strong flair for mechanical/electrical interfaces.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Ideally Danish speaker or willing to learn.

As a person you are ambitious with a can-do attitude. You are able to learn new skills quickly and you have a systematic approach to problem-solving. You naturally involve experts and stakeholders with relevant know-how to help you get to the root-cause of any issues, you’re dealing with. You are a team-player who is open, honest, as well as adaptive to changes. You have good communication skills and the ability to efficiently work with concurrent tasks. Being proactive, responsible and energetic is important if you want to succeed in this position. In return, you will find attractive opportunities for personal and professional development.


About the department
Injectable Finished Products (IFP) represents a global part of the Novo Nordisk organisation, employing approximately +6000 employees in Denmark, China, Brazil, France and USA.

The Line Filling department in Bagsværd employs approx. 220 divided into 3 support teams and a subdivision with 7 operational teams. The primary purpose of the department is to deliver the product filling of our penfills in an aseptic environment.

At Bagsværd, we manufacture many of Novo Nordisk's marketed products and have production for development studies. Our factory is approved to supply worldwide, and our strategic role is therefore to be flexible and adaptable to support Novo Nordisk's supply chain. LEAN management is essential in our production to ensure optimal utilization of our production capacity.
You will be part of the Future operations & validation team in IFP Bagsværd which entails many different areas of expertise needed to ensure the effective and safe aseptic production of pharmaceuticals, e.g. IT/Automation, mechanical/electrical engineering and Project Management. 
As a team, we have a high level of expertise, open communication and a good atmosphere.


Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.


For further questions contact manager Pia Morelli on phone +45 3075 7473


3rd June 2024


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