Senior Inventory Analyst

Category:  Supply Chain and Procurement

Bagsværd, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

Are you passioned about supply chain planning and inventory planning? Do you have experience in production or inventory planning in a planning solution? Do you want to optimise inventories in Novo Nordisk and continuously improve inventory management? If yes, then you might be our new Senior Inventory Analyst. Apply today and come join us for a life-changing career.


The position

As Senior Inventory Analyst you will have many different responsibilities in relation to setting and managing inventories for all products and product groups in Novo Nordisk from raw materials to finished products. You will be engaging with both purchasing, production and commercial organisation within inventory optimisation.


Novo Nordisk is a large company, and you will need to be able to create overviews and perform analysis while maintaining the bigger picture. This means you will be able to handle details and complexities without losing the overall perspective.


You will be the technical lead within inventory planning on a more aggregate level, calculating inventories, make scenarios and discuss impact from scenarios with stakeholders. You will be a subject matter expert on inventory calculations and continuously improve inventory models used for inventory planning.


Novo Nordisk is currently rolling out a new advanced planning solution and you will join the project team to get thorough introduction to the system, capabilities and get a deep understanding of the functionalities.


As part of an international team, your roles will be:

  • Inventory Deployment – from decisions and strategies
  • Be inventory Subject Matter Expert
  • Performa analysis on inventories across different parts of the supply chain
  • Ensure the organisation has an inventory overview across the entire supply chain
  • Inventory Performance monitoring
  • Continuously develop inventory models
  • Drive innovation in inventory modelling
  • Participate in projects


There will be a broad interaction across many different areas and departments in supply chain and production in Novo Nordisk, where stakeholder engagement will be important for success.



  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or similar.
  • Between 4-7 years’ experience within production planning or inventory planning
  • Understanding of inventory models and inventory mechanisms
  • Knowledge in relevant productions planning solutions
  • Communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience working in advanced planning systems (ideally OMP, otherwise Kinaxis)


As a person you are a dynamic team player, who thrives working in a high paced team with a positive engaging atmosphere. You have strong communication and collaboration skills. A natural interest in details but able to go to higher levels when consolidating information and presenting. Lastly, you listen and respect the opinion of others while being able to deliver clear and concise messages.


About the department 

You will join a highly dedicated team with the responsibility of transforming the way that we do planning across our global network. We have an end-to-end focus from demand planning at affiliate level to the long-term and tactical S&OP horizon and further down to the operational production- and purchase planning. The project team is a large international and diverse team, with highly competent and engaged colleagues, and we have a global reach and engage with stakeholders across the Novo Nordisk supply chain.


Working for 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, to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.



For more information, please contact Project Director Tommy Hielscher at +45 30791351



October 9th, 2022. Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few lines about your motivation in your resume or CV. In addition, please avoid the use of photos in your CV. This makes for a better and more fair process.




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.