Senior Project Manager for Automation & Robotics

Category:  Manufacturing

Gentofte, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you excel in coordinating and facilitating project or product teams? Do you have experience within execution of new tech projects? Do you want to work with Biotech and Rare Disease (BRD) broad product portfolio and challenges from every part of the value chain?


Then this could be your chance to bring your personal ambition and passion to work and help our stakeholders to gain value from their data. Apply now for a life-changing career!

The position
We are looking for a Senior Project Manager for Automation & Robotics to facilitate the development of innovative new automation solutions for our factories. This entitles setting direction for the team, coordinate the planning and tasks, and maintain close contact with many stakeholders to ensure value to the factories and customers.


The projects are within emerging automation technologies e.g., using of automation, mechanical solutions, robotics, and data to the roll-out the solutions to improve the yields and efficiency in the factories or laboratories. Key is to be able to lead and facilitate a group through e.g., scrum principles and ensure value to the customer from the product you are making.


To succeed in this role, you have:

  • An academic degree such as mechanical engineering, industrial engineering or similar
  • Extensive experience in leading teams and projects
  • An interest and desire to understand the new technologies and leading within agile frameworks as e.g., scrum
  • The ability of communicating with people from different educational backgrounds, with senior management and the factory shop floors
  • Full professional proficiency in English


As a person you are professional, self-engaged and have a mindset of an entrepreneur. You have an eye for details and can see potential flaws while keeping deadlines. You will be working very close with a team of skilled people, and you should strive for fantastic and simple solutions, but also ensure a fantastic dynamic team and engaging atmosphere.

About the department
BRD Manufacturing Development & Quality Control has its base in Denmark. What other companies call Manufacturing Science & Analytical Technology (MSAT) we call Manufacturing Development. We are app. 460 colleagues who are the end-to-end station for product and process development for all BRD production facilities, driving innovation both when it comes to industry 4.0 technology and expansion of the product portfolio. Our area also includes the Quality Control unit for all BRD’s products. Together we drive change by always looking for improvements within our processes and in the way we work to make our products reach as many patients as possible. 

Working at BRD, Novo Nordisk
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. 2500 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. Are you ready for a life-changing career?

For further information, please contact Director Lars Beier at (+45) 30 79 11 58.


9 October 2022

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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.