Experienced Project Chemists

Category:  Manufacturing

Gentofte, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Are you motivated by the pulse in a production & project department? Do you want to be part of a strong team with high professionalism and challenging processes? Do you want to be a part of the project group implementing and validation our new Isolator filling line in Biotech and Rare Disease production in Gentofte? Then you could be one of the two Project Chemists we are looking for. Apply today and join us!


The position

As Project Chemist in the department Isolator Filling, you will be a part of Biotech and Rare Disease (BRD) aseptic production. The department is responsible for aseptic filling of Biopharmaceutical medical products within the rare blood disorders and diabetes area using isolator technology.

As Project Chemist for the new Isolator filling line, you will be a part of the project HAC Future Fill responsible for implementing one of the two new Isolator filling lines in Gentofte.

The job will focus on different tasks and assignment as describing which could be:

  • Rationales and Risk assessment (Polymers and SUS)
  • Participate in qualification activities FAT, IV, OV and Pre-PQ
  • Prepare and execute cycle development, smoke studies, PQ, APS ect.
  • Participate in executing PC and PV
  • Defining and describing process flows.

As the many tasks are new, the designing and describing of the processes will all be executed in close collaboration with the other project members, specialist, pharma consultants and our vendor of the isolator filling line, but it will be expected that you will take the lead of your own area of responsibility.   


To succeed in this role, you have:

  • A Master’s degree within natural science, which could be M.Sc. Pharm, M.Sc. in Microbiology or other relevant areas.
  • A quality mindset.
  • Experience in working in a highly regulated environment according to cGMP (good manufacturing practice).
  • Preferably experience in working with qualification activities in a production facility and experience from aseptic isolator filling.
  • Full professional proficiency in English.

As a person, you are proactive and have a strong quality mindset whilst keeping a structured, systematic and positive approach to problem solving when it comes to managing your tasks. Furthermore, you are a team player and are curious to understand and interact with your colleagues.


About the department
Our team is part of the BRD Finished Products Gentofte and Vaarloese area that is the production site situated close to Copenhagen. Here we are app. 620 colleagues who take responsibility for transforming Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients into the finished product that patients can use all over the world. We are producing at full speed on existing lines while building and ramping up new state of the art facilities. Our complex processes require a high level of expertise, commitment, and engagement from our employees and include formulation, filling, freeze-drying, product inspection, assembly and pack. We bring value to patients by delivering high-quality Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) compliant products in a timely and cost-efficient manner. We drive change by working actively with LEAN and always looking for improvements within our processes, but also in the way we work together to make our products reach as many patients as possible.


Working at BRD, Novo Nordisk
Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) is part of Novo Nordisk Product Supply, which is a global production network at the forefront of technology and quality production of pharmaceutical products. In BRD we are not only supplying all Novo Nordisk products for Rare Diseases, but also using our competences in Biotech to support the growing efforts into completely new production platforms and therapy areas for Novo Nordisk. We are app. 2650 colleagues committed to drive change for people with serious chronic diseases. We produce our life-saving medicines out of five state-of-the-art production sites in Denmark and United States - covering the entire production value chain where raw materials are cultivated, purified, formulated, filled, assembled in devices, packed, and distributed across the globe. Not only are we making a difference for patients – we also strive to make a difference for our employees by promoting a learning culture with high level of trust, innovation, and development for everyone.


For further information, please contact Associate Manager Kim Bech Poulsen at +45 30 79 06 13.


26 February 2023.

Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged 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.