Process Engineering Technician - Finished Production Packaging Tech Support (Multiple Positions)

Facility:  Engineering

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 NC, we operate three pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities that are responsible for fulfilling different steps in our injectable and oral treatment supply chains.  Our legacy Injectable Finished Products (IFP) facility in Clayton, NC is a 457,000 square foot aseptic "fill and finish" site that is responsible for producing innovative, injectable diabetes and obesity treatments. At IFP, you’ll join a global network of manufacturing professionals who are passionate about what they do.


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 – reimbursement up to $10,000 annually 
  • 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.

Position Purpose

Create & support systems/equipment reliability & performance in core processes. Support Process Engineers in process performance & reliability improvements.



  • Event & process analysis via root cause analysis (RCA) tools & techniques
  • Implement / maintain reliability centered maintenance (RCM) within core processes
  • Development & implementation of equipment reliability improvement projects
  • Supports creation & maintenance of standards for procedures & maintenance plans
  • Design / Re-design / Evaluation / Optimization of systems & equipment
  • Support &/or execution of Engineering studies, testing (FAT’s, SAT’s) & validation protocols
  • Coaching Process Maintenance Technicians
  • Systems trainer
  • Other accountabilities, as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • AA/AS/AAS degree in a relevant technical field or equivalent combination of education & experience
  • Proven practical experience in both equipment maintenance & process improvements


Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of applicable relevant work experience
  • Experience with engineering, validation, manufacturing/pharma manufacturing &/or experience in formulation
  • Experience in LEAN &/or Six Sigma
  • Demonstrates knowledge in the following systems: Instrument & electrical, mechanical, process improvement methodologies, pharmaceutical utilities, process development, product transfer & chemical properties
  • Knowledgeable in controls & control systems, e.g. SCADA, PLC, PCS & BMS
  • Experience with MS Office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Proven expertise in planning/organization/execution of maintenance/production/process activities, following up on results & revising the work plan for complex problems being resolved by cross functional teams
  • Proven experience with project planning, execution & management


Physical & Other Requirements

  • Occasionally moves equipment &/or supplies weighing up to 33 pounds within the facility using various body positions
  • Routinely operates & inspects manufacturing equipment using hands
  • Must be able to be on your feet for up to a 12-hour shift
  • Corrected vision to 20/30
  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder to service equipment & can work atop elevated positions
  • Occasionally works around odorous &/or hazardous materials. May be required to wear latex gloves
  • AP Only: Occasionally positions self within confined spaces for inspection, repair & maintenance of equipment
  • Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection
  • Ability to travel internationally, up to 10% of the time
  • Ability to work in an open office environment with the possibility of frequent distraction
  • Ability 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.