Metrology Technician I - FFEx - Night Shift (Multiple Openings)

Facility:  Supply Chain

Clayton, NC, US

About the Department                                                                                                                                               

You will be joining Fill & Finish Expansions (FFEx), which is responsible for all major expansion activities within aseptic production, solid dosage forms, finished products, fill & finish warehousing, and QC across all production areas in Product Supply. The area is anchored in Product Supply, Quality & IT, which globally employ approx. 20,000 of Novo Nordisk’s 50,000 employees.


FFEx is a newly established and growing area with the responsibility to design, plan, and build all new aseptic filling capacity across Novo Nordisk to serve the needs of millions of patients. We do it by rethinking our production facilities with the use of modern technology, as we are setting the standards for the aseptic production of the future. Facilities designed today which we will still be proud of 20 years from now. FF Expansions has a global approach, where you will be working with multiple sites and cultures across the world.


What we offer you:

• Leading pay and annual performance bonus for all positions

• All employees enjoy generous paid time off including 14 paid holidays

• Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance – effective day one

• Guaranteed 8% 401K contribution plus individual company match option

• Family Focused Benefits including 12 weeks paid parental & 6 weeks paid family medical leave

• Free access to Novo Nordisk-marketed pharmaceutical products

• Tuition Assistance

• Life & Disability Insurance

• Employee Referral Awards


At Novo Nordisk, you will find opportunities, resources, and mentorship to help grow and build your career. Are you ready to realize your potential? Join Team Novo Nordisk and help us make what matters.


The Position

Calibrate measuring equipment on schedule & in accordance with corporate & local requirements.  Provide troubleshooting, problem solving & project support for measuring equipment site wide.



Reports to the Supervisor/Manager Metrology.


Essential Functions

  • Calibrate & repair temperature, pressure, conductivity, humidity, pH, TOC, flow, mass & frequency measuring equipment
  • Accurately & legibly records all activities in appropriate documentation
  • Write work orders
  • Review documentation for accuracy & completeness
  • Operate & handle calibration working standards with care & expertise
  • Attain & maintain aseptic clean room certification
  • Identify deviations per proper procedures for measuring equipment
  • Participate in systematic problems solving
  • Provide support to process owners for measuring equipment
  • Execute work according to schedule & department plan
  • Evaluate measuring equipment performance & responds to potential issues
  • Contribute to process confirmations
  • Maintain training qualifications on time. Support training others as required
  • Support other department roles as needed
  • Follow all safety and environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Other duties as assigned


Physical Requirements

Moves equipment &/or supplies weighing up to 33 pounds within the facility using various body positions. Routinely operates & inspects manufacturing equipment using hands. Strap & unstrap pallets using hands. Ability to be on feet for up to a 12-hour shift. May required corrected vision to 20/20 or 20/25 based on role. May require color vision based on role. Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder. May be required to work at elevated heights. Occasionally works around odorous &/or hazardous materials. May be required to wear gloves. Occasionally performs critical job functions in extremely cold work environment. Occasionally positions oneself within confined spaces for inspection, repair & maintenance of equipment. Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection. May be required to secure a motorized vehicle license & operate a motorized vehicle based on the role.



  • Associate’s degree in related engineering or science discipline from an accredited university required, or equivalent combination of education & experience
  • May consider a High School Diploma (GED) with five (5) years of relevant metrology/calibration work experience required and five (5) years of thorough understanding of instrumentation & control systems required
  • Minimum three (3) years of relevant metrology/calibration work experience preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years of thorough understanding of instrumentation & control systems preferred
  • Competency in metrology preferred
  • Ability to calibrate the following parameters: temperature, pressure, conductivity, humidity, pH, TOC, flow, mass & frequency preferred
  • Experience using electronic calibration management systems preferred
  • Ability to read & apply schematics, wiring diagrams & other technical documents required
  • Basic computer skills, to include use of MS Office Suite required
  • Demonstrate a high level of task management organization preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate logical task execution planning& related follow-up preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate a systematic approach to problem solving & troubleshooting preferred
  • Ability to document problems thoroughly & accurately & bring them to resolution quickly required


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.


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