Senior Manager- Finish Production Track Lead, Ireland

Category:  Manufacturing

Dublin, Leinster, DK


Are you ready to be part of building the pharma facility of the future? 


Are you ready to be part of building an entirely new Novo Nordisk production facility? 

This is an exciting challenge and a chance to make a lasting impact. You will be leading the Process & Automation track for Assembly and Packaging and be joining a newly established and growing area in our company, responsible for designing, planning, and building all major fill & finish expansion projects across Novo Nordisk to meet the needs of millions of patients. 


Join us as we build the future for patients and design facilities, we will be proud of for decades.  


The position


The finish production (FP) track lead plays a pivotal role within the FF Expansion Ireland project. You will report directly to the Project Vice President and be part of the Project management team.


You have the following task:

  • Overall responsible for the process and automation including installation, verification, and operational readiness of the finish production (FP) part of the facility.
  • Responsible for ensuring close collaboration with the Fill Finish Expansions program to implement the project-specific technical execution objectives and equipment.
  • A key driver in ensuring that the FP process and automation organization is recruited, ramped up, and sufficiently trained for operational readiness during the project phases.
  • You play a crucial role in facilitating the organization's full ownership of the FP facility, equipment, standards, and procedures.



The FP track lead possesses significant experience in setting up pharmaceutical finish production. You are a motivating people leader that creates results and engagement in your team and you excel in proactively and efficiently managing complex operations and organizations.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has experience in driving major construction projects and solid knowledge of pharmaceutical Finish Production.
  • Can achieve results according to project milestones, demonstrating efficient collaboration with multiple stakeholders at different levels.
  • Exhibits a motivating and inclusive management style, fostering a positive work environment and promoting collaboration among team members.
  • Are ready to relocate to Dublin, Ireland.


About the department


we are looking to expand our global manufacturing footprint in Ireland, pending final approval.


Once in operation, the facility, located in Greater Dublin, will be part of Novo Nordisk’s global network of manufacturing facilities.


You will be joining Fill & Finish Expansions. The area is anchored in Product Supply, Quality & IT, which globally employ approximately 20,000 of Novo Nordisk’s 50,000 employees.


Fill & Finish Expansions has a global approach, where you will be working with multiple sites and cultures across the world. 

Working at Novo Nordisk


At Novo Nordisk, we do not wait for change. We drive it. We are a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence, without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop we seize them. From research and development to manufacturing, marketing, and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.




If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Project Vice President, Poul Henning Poulsen at +45 30 75 88 34.


Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


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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.