Facility Management Associate - DFP

Facility:  General Management and Administration

Clayton, NC, US

About the Department

At Novo Nordisk, we want to make a difference. For nearly 100 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.


In Clayton, NC, we now operate two adjacent pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities that are responsible for fulfilling different steps in our injectable and oral treatment supply chains. 

Our Clayton, NC Injectable Finished Products (IFP) facility is a 457,000 square foot aseptic "fill and finish" site that is responsible for producing innovative, injectable diabetes and obesity treatments. When you work at IFP, you’ll join a global network of manufacturing professionals focused on several key, final production processes, including sterile formulation, filling, inspection, device assembly and packaging.


At IFP, our employees are passionate about what they do, knowing their work makes a difference to millions of people who rely on our products every day. After all, producing medicines is a special responsibility.


Join Team Novo Nordisk and help us make what matters.


Position Purpose

Provide & coordinate maintenance & services to the facility in a cost-effective manner.



  • Follows all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Assists in management & execution of contracts for services while improving value
  • Maintains the facility & responds timely to building maintenance requests
  • Responsible for physical condition of building & grounds
  • Performs work relating to general repair of buildings such as installing & relocating building or office fixtures & minor repairs to building, walls, floors, stairs, general carpentry, etc.
  • Participates with spill response & first aid teams in coordination with EHS
  • Updates Facility Management share-point site & records
  • Supports execution of shipping, receiving & non-GMP warehouse tasks as needed
  • Provides back up support for waste management
  • Other accountabilities, as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in facilities maintenance or similar field
  • Building maintenance knowledge/experience


Desired Qualifications

  • AA/AS/AAS in engineering, business or planning, or an equivalent combination of education & experience
  • Knowledge of security systems
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Participation in emergency response teams
  • Pharmaceutical experience a plus
  • Good communication & writing skills
  • Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to develop & manage action plans to achieve targets


Physical & Other Requirements

  • Ability to lift or move equipment &/or supplies weighing up to up to 50 pounds within the facility
  • Frequently moves about building(s) to access other personnel & operational areas
  • Corrected vision to 20/30 &/or ability to pass vision screening assessment necessary to procure motorized vehicle license
  • Occasionally required to secure a motorized vehicle license & operate a motorized vehicle
  • Ability to work in areas with odors/hazardous materials. May be required to wear latex gloves
  • Ability to work in moderate to loud noise environments with hearing protection
  • Ability to work in high places & confined spaces
  • Occasionally performs critical job functions in extremely cold work environments
  • Ability to work in & around an active construction site during project phase
  • Ability to work the hours necessary to support a 24/7 continuous manufacturing operation
  • Novo Nordisk requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine by December 8, 2021. As required by applicable law, Novo Nordisk will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. You will be required to upload an image of your COVID-19 vaccine card at the time of hire and/or on your first day of employment


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.


Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.


Novo Nordisk requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Novo Nordisk will consider requests for reasonable accommodation.


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.