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Maintenance Technician I General (DAY SHIFT)

Facility:  Engineering
Location: 

Clayton, NC, US

About the Department                                                                                                                                             

At Novo Nordisk, we are helping to improve the quality of life for millions of people worldwide. For nearly 100 years, we have led the way in diabetes care. As a result, our employees embark on life-changing careers with opportunities for mobility and growth within a global organization. At Novo Nordisk, you will work with the best manufacturing professionals in the industry. 

 

Our new Diabetes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (DAPI) facility houses the Fermentation, Recovery and Purification in the production of ingredients for Novo Nordisk’s innovative oral products. Are you ready to help make what matters? Then, we are ready for you!

 

Position Purpose

Improve Systems & Equipment Reliability on assigned process, reduce system/equipment downtime on assigned process, & support operation of assigned process.

 

Accountabilities

  • Follow all safety & environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures in performance of assigned duties
  • Support the development & establishment of maintenance procedures, maintenance plans & spare parts lists for processes assigned
  • Perform corrective & preventative maintenance on assigned process in a timely manner
  • Ability to interpret mechanical & electrical specifications, drawings & other technical data sheets
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, night shifts, extended shifts, &/or weekends
  • Ensure all maintenance activities are correctly documented in SAP
  • Partner with process owners to actively improve performance & reliability of process equipment
  • Contribute to growth & development of the maintenance team by training fellow technicians in areas of expertise as well as learning new systems
  • Use Systematic Problem Solving (SPS) tools to establish Root Cause Analysis & resolve equipment issues
  • Suggest practical changes or improvements to equipment & department work practices
  • Collaborate with Responsible Engineers & Manufacturing personnel to troubleshoot equipment problems
  • Other accountabilities as assigned

 

Required Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in relevant field or equivalent military/industry training, which includes a thorough understanding of mechanical, electrical & control systems
  • 1-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrates a systematic approach to problem solving & troubleshooting. Supports & actively participates in event response activities for the process. Documents problems & works to bring them rapidly to solution

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in one or more Process Areas listed above
  • Experience with automated records systems such as SAP
  • Proficiency in reading schematics, wiring diagrams & other technical documents. Computer literacy.
  • Experience in planning/organizing work, managing execution, checking results & revising the work plan in accordance with the daily work plan.

 

Physical & Other Requirements

  • Ability to work in & around an active construction site during project phase
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. with assistance
  • Ability to work in confined spaces & near operating equipment
  • Ability to work with hazardous materials including sanitants
  • Ability to work hours necessary to support production
  • Ability to stand on feet up to 12 hours or longer, day or night
  • Corrected vision to 20/30
  • Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection

 

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.

 

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.
 


 

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.

 

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.