MES Analyst

Category:  Research

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK



Are you ready to work in an environment where you get to combine your passion for data and technology in close cooperation with customers? Do you have the experience and personality to drive innovation and optimisations together with inspiring peers in maintaining digital solutions? Then maybe you are our next MES Analyst.


The position

You will be part of our team supporting the Pilot facilities in Research and Development (R&D) in our Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) area. The tasks will be to design, develop, and maintain process of our current MES systems (PAS-X) and future systems to come to support the innovative work on our R&D project pipeline. In collaboration with our development scientists, technicians and other stakeholders, you will be responsible for the digital side of the solutions.


You will be a key player in the digitalisation and integration of our pilot facilities where it is important that you bring drive and passion for finding creative ways to solve problems, increase integration and utilize functionalities of the SAP/PAS-X solution.


There will be a diversity of projects and future opportunities for learning and acquiring knowledge of new systems both in CMC and the rest of Novo Nordisk.




  • Master’s degree within natural sciences, engineering, or IT. Perhaps you are currently working as a system specialist, system manager or system supporter, and you consider yourself as an IT savvy person with knowledge of pharma processes
  • Experience with GMBR design in PAS-X or a similar MES solution for the pharmaceutical or medical device industry is required
  • You have knowledge of production processes in the pharmaceutical or other regulated industry. 


You enjoy taking the initiative, are creative, and have a passion for finding innovative solutions, focusing on the quality of the process. Your good communication and interpersonal skills highlight, and you have the flair for working in small teams and are self-driven, structured and targeted. The active listening is the clue in your work, as well as collaboration and being team player.


You are fluent in English both in written and oral.


About the department

You will be a part of CMC (Chemistry Manufacturing & Control) which is the area that ties research and manufacturing together. The position is anchored in the department CMC Business & Digital Solutions, where the key mission is to execute strategic initiatives across CMC Development areas.


You will join a diverse, international and growing department consisting of 30 colleagues with different backgrounds and expertise areas. The department has just recently been divided into two team. You will be part of the team supporting the digital solutions in our pilots that has the responsibility of developing, maintaining, and renewing software solutions. The team is supporting the pilots on the recipe level, making sure that clinical production can be executed. We have a dynamic workplace with good working conditions, social activities, team events and a good work/life balance. Everyday language is English, and all meetings are streamed. Working online is the new normal combined with onsite visits and meetings when relevant. We are focused on developing our workforce and as our new team member you will have access to a global network with ample training opportunities.


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 recognize the importance of core IT capabilities within infrastructure, network, cloud, integration, data management, and platforms to enable the change, digitization, and future growth of our business.



For further information, please contact Christoffer Krogslund at +45-30752561 or Rasmus Sandberg-Schaal at +45-30752147.




30 Sep 2022.


We will be performing the hiring process on a continues basis as the applications are received.


You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV.


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.