Senior Equipment Engineer Environmental Monitoring

Category:  Manufacturing

Gentofte, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

Are you passionate about highly specialised measurement equipment and pharmaceutical production? Are you looking to join a dynamic team working at the forefront of modern technology where you can make a difference in bringing your technical skills into play? Then look no further – apply today for a life-changing career! 

The position
You will work closely together with a team of experts and specialists covering all aspects of the aseptic production processes across Biotech & Rare Disease (BRD) and other SVP-areas in Product Supply, including the requirements to establish, operate, and maintain facilities and environment used for manufacturing. 


The Manage GxP regulated Facility process cover environmental monitoring, gowning and behaviour in classified area, cleaning of production facilities and contamination control. Aseptic production requires strict monitoring of particles and viable microorganisms in the production facilities, and we have recently, as the first in the industry, introduced a new technology for monitoring the air cleanliness (Biotrak). 


Your overall objective is to be the future technical anchor for environmental monitoring systems in aseptic production (AP) worldwide with the main responsibilities:
•    Act as a central expert on the rollout of this new technology, supporting our production sites with implementation, use, and maintenance knowledge
•    Facilitate knowledge sharing across our international production sites
•    Be key in troubleshooting in case of unforeseen issues or equipment break-down and you will be the bridge between supplier and users
•    Be on top of the newest hardware and software updates to the equipment and you will set the company direction on update and maintenance strategy
To succeed in this position, you have: 
•    An engineering degree or similar or have obtained extensive knowledge about measuring technologies
•    At least +5 years’ experience working with maintenance or specialised measurement equipment in highly regulated environments
•    The ability to acquire the needed in-depth knowledge of equipment technology and functionality, and are skilled in the integration of measurement systems in IT structures
•    Knowledge of relevant international standards related to particle monitoring e.g. ISO and other relevant guidelines
•    Fully proficient in both written and spoken English, while Danish is an advantage


Apart from this, aseptic production experience, clean room knowledge and general GMP knowledge are all considered great plusses. As you will be collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders, including the equipment owners on the production sites across Product Supply, as well as external partners, strong communication and interpersonal skills are key.


About the department
Manufacturing Development is a part of BRD with a team of over 650 colleagues working together to optimise and develop processes across six global production sites. Our field of work broadly covers the area also known as MSAT (Manufacturing, Science, and Technology). We bring value to our patients by driving innovation for the entire BRD, working with Industry 4.0, new technologies, biotechnology, and developing processes for both existing and future products.

Working at Novo Nordisk in BRD
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 to people living with serious chronic diseases, but we also use our competences in biotech to support the growing efforts into completely new production platforms and therapy areas for Novo Nordisk.

We are more than 3000 dedicated colleagues working at six production sites in Denmark and the United States. Here we cover the entire production value chain where raw materials are cultivated, purified, formulated, filled, assembled in devices, packed, and distributed across the globe. As more and more people need our products, we support Novo Nordisk's initiatives in new therapy areas. Every day, we work to streamline and expand our capacity through process innovation, automation, and the introduction of new technology.


For further information, please contact Thais Vilgren, Senior specialist, +45 3075 2596 or Ditte Kivsmose Kaldor, Senior Manager at +45 3075 7767
15 October 2023.
Please be advised the interviews will be conducted 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.