Process Engineer I - Final Purification

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 Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) 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

Support the ongoing development of the purification process for DAPI-US. Support the ongoing definition of user requirements for the purification area. Drive the processes in the purification department & ensure system & equipment reliability.

 

Accountabilities

  • Support validation within area
  • Support quality of equipment & processes in DAPI-US
  • Ensure identification of & collaboration regarding interfaces to other processes & support systems
  • Input & review to Process FMECA’s for purification of project products
  • Support Purification project team in maintaining schedule adherence
  • Ensure coordination & collaboration between DAPI-US & other site stakeholders
  • Gather & ensure knowledge transfer to project from similar production sites in Novo Nordisk

 

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS (pharmacology, engineering, biology) or equivalent combination of education & relevant experience in a GMP regulated environment
  • Experience in purification/downstream processes, e.g. chromatography, chemical modification, spray drying etc.
  • Knowledge about requirements/expectations from authorities e.g. FDA
  • Experience with Process Control Systems

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience from operating In a GMP regulated environment
  • Proven ability to establish & maintain networks & facilitate processes that encourage cross organizational knowledge sharing

 

Physical & Other Requirements

  • Occasionally moves equipment and/or supplies weighing up to 50 pounds within the facility
  • Routinely operates & inspects manufacturing equipment using hands
  • Must be able to be on feet for up to a 12-hour shift
  • Constantly positions oneself to transfer materials within manufacturing environment. Frequently moves about building(s) to access other personnel & operational areas
  • Corrected vision to 20/30 and/or ability to pass vision screening assessment necessary to procure motorized vehicle license
  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder to access service equipment. Works atop elevated positions at heights
  • Occasionally required to secure a motorized vehicle license & operate a motorized vehicle
  • Occasionally works around odorous and/or hazardous materials
  • Occasionally performs critical job functions in extremely cold work environments
  • Occasionally positions oneself within confined spaces for inspection, repair & maintenance of equipment
  • Able to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection
  • Able to travel locally or internationally, as needed
  • Able to work in an open office environment with the possibility of frequent distraction
  • Able to work the hours necessary to support a 24/7 continuous manufacturing operation

 

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.