Passionate Scientist-Biopharm Finished Products Manufacturing Development

Category:  Manufacturing

Gentofte, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you want to be part of a dynamic department that holds the responsibility of ensuring well-functioning marketed products and of bringing new products to markets within disease areas of haemophilia and growth hormone deficiencies? Then this position will suit you.

The department

In Biopharm Finished Product Manufacturing Development in Gentofte we are approximately 60 engaged and open-minded colleagues organised in 4 teams.

We are responsible for

  • the specifications and stability of Biopharm drug products,
  • transfer of products from Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control (CMC) to our production facilities in Product Supply (PS)
  • support to our production departments
  • ongoing optimizations of our many processes
  • writing the associated documents to authorities worldwide

Furthermore, we have a strong focus on innovation and optimization of the processes in Biopharm factories and utilise our test laboratory to further increase focus on science and implementation of new technology.

The position

As a professional in our team you will together with your colleagues in Team Freeze dried Products and Process ensure that we take responsibility of the entire drug product (DP) manufacturing process and ensure that it results in a quality product, meeting all its predetermined specifications. To do this, you will be involved in many different disciplines, including risk assessments, control strategies, characterisation studies and planning, execution and documentation of test and process validation batches. Also, you will support the team of regulatory writers when we write the regulatory documentation related to the products.

To succeed with all this, you will need to combine your practical experience and process understanding with the chemical properties of the product.

You will support the production departments with your expertise and knowledge, whenever they need it. You will be the person driving collaboration processes in an ever-changing environment with many different stakeholders and production-related concerns. When necessary you will be driving root cause analysis and trouble-shooting sessions in cooperation with the production departments.


  • You hold a master’s degree in science within Pharmacy, Chemistry, Engineering or a similar field
  • Ideally you have experience from +5 years within the field of CMC or manufacture, e.g. process or product support, transfer or process validation.
  • Experience within freeze drying, formulation, sterile filtration, filling and/or inspection of aseptic products will be an advantage
  • You see new possible investigation avenues when test results deviate from expected outcome
  • You are curious and work well with many different employee groups
  • You never compromise on quality and at the same time you are good at completing your tasks in time and move on to new tasks with energy and enthusiasm
  • You are a team player – openminded, engaged and able to inspire and motivate your colleagues.
  • You possess good communication skills in both oral and written English and preferable also Danish

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, your skills, commitment and ambition help us change lives for the better. In exchange we offer you a chance to work with extraordinary talent and to develop professionally and personally.


For further information, please call Ann Mürer +45 3075 7796


May 9th 2021

We will interview candidates continually, as we receive the applications.


Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.