Scada Specialist

Category:  Manufacturing

Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Would you like to bring your Scada expertise to Novo Nordisk and make a difference for people living with Diabetes and Obesity? Are you driven by complex challenges in IT? Do you have a keen interest in production? Then apply today as you might be the Scada Specialist we are looking for to join the IT-team supporting our Device Manufacturing & sourcing (DMS) department in Hillerød.


The position

In our team we operate and maintain the IT & OT landscape of the production facility. You will be part of a very diverse team of employees, who are passionate about what we do and work closely together on site. As Scada Specialist, you will be working closely with another colleague responsible for Scada projects for production support. We support the customers (Production), participate in and drive projects and we assist in developing new digitalize projects to make sure we are at the forefront of digital solutions. Our overall and finest task is to keep IT in the best condition to avoid unplanned production stop.

Some of your main focus include:

  • Programming and working with Scada (between 20-40% of the time)
  • Working with IT improvements and optimization for PLC based Scada.
  • Supporting the development on improvements to existing systems
  • Assisting on Developments projects for new technology.



To be considered for this position, we expect you to have:

  • At least a Bachelor degree or equivalent education
  • Minimum 3 years’ of experience working with programming in SCADA or similar solution for a GxP or another regulated environment
  • General knowledge of Coding and programming
  • Experience with Processes improvements and development of new optimization solutions for production related environment
  • Be fluent in English, both written and spoken.

It would be considered as a plus if you speak Danish.

As a person, you are cooperative, with a customer-centric mind set, and thrive to have fun with your colleagues at work. You have an open mind, are willing to learn and you are structured and proactive in your work. You will never compromise on quality. You ask curious questions and can communicate on all levels of the organization. Last but not least, you possess excellent time management skills.


About the department

You will be a part of the Device Manufacturing & Sourcing IT Team, which is a highly skilled and experienced team. We praise ourselves for being a very diverse team of employees who are passionate about what we do and work together as a family, sharing knowledge every day.  Our growing department consists of 13 people, and a handful of external consultants. We help the Production on day-to-day IT challenges in several departments, Moulding, Preassembly, Metrology, Quality Assurance. With an ambitious digital agenda, we wish to drive new IT initiatives in a dynamic working environment that supports a rapidly expanding production.

We will give you the opportunity to develop your personal and professional skills in a great resourceful environment with knowledge-sharing and close collaboration. The team is waiting for you!


Working at Novo Nordisk

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.



For further information please feel free to contact Associate Manager Jens Frederiksen at:



11 June 2023. Please note that applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few sentences about why you are applying in your resume or CV. To ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process, please refrain from adding a photo in your CV.

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.