Senior Manager, Logistics & Integration

Category:  Manufacturing

Hillerød, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Are you looking for new challenges in a job where you can apply your expertise within warehouse and logistics? And are you ready to advance your skills through joining the integration of a new production and warehouse where we are also taking on the responsibility of establishing the organisation for future operational readiness?


If so, go ahead and apply for the new position as Senior Manager for Logistics and Integration, based in Hillerød DK.


About the department
As our new Senior Manager you will be a part of a newly established SVP (Senior Vice President) area in Novo Nordisk, where we, through a global programme are seeking to explore the opportunities of expanding the current aseptic filling capacity across our global manufacturing network. More specific, you will join the project team which are responsible for driving the Danish part of the production expansion programme.


You will be working closely with your colleagues in the Danish project team on a daily basis, while you will also be a part of a broader collaboration with the programme and work together with colleagues across sites globally, all seeking to establish the future standards for production in Novo Nordisk. Organisationally we are anchored in Novo Nordisk Product Supply which addresses around 19.000 of Novo Nordisk’s more than 44.000 employees.


In this position, you will be referring to the Director of Intralogistics and Finished products and be a part of a group of five colleagues within senior management. We have just started our journey and with the support of your senior management colleagues, you will have the opportunity to develop the department from the bottom up and build the team going forward!


The position
As Senior Manager for Logistics and Integration, you will be responsible for the integration of intralogistics between all processes in the production facility. In collaboration with a central intralogistics 4.0 department, you will be ensuring that we, in our project, are going for fully automated intralogistics of the future!

You will be central and key in overseeing all integration which will involve heading up building operations, project management and scope management. Your leadership is central to the implementation of LEAN processes, securing operational readiness and integrations all the way from receiving, to shipping of finished goods.


Other key responsibilities include:

  • Collaboration with Intralogistics 4.0 and program QA on developing the validation strategy and performance of validation of equipment and processes including documentation.
  • Building the team whilst ensuring the end users requirements are met.
  • Provide clear goals and purpose for the work package and the project team members.
  • Monitor and control project work with stringent follow-up on quality, schedule, and budget so that the project delivers the desired end-product.
  • Ensure that the right number of resources and competences is allocated to the project, negotiate project resources with line of business management and manage these resources during project execution.

Quality and compliance will be at the forefront ensuring full compliance with Science- and Risk-based Validation (SRV) principals for the whole intralogistics solution. Furthermore, to bring together logistics and integrations, you will be working closely with senior stakeholders and cross functionally in Novo Nordisk.

This opportunity welcomes an individual who can apply a holistic perspective and who is up for the challenge of balancing between working at a strategic level and integrating all aspects of a factory!


To be successful in this position, you have a Bachelor, Master or PhD within a relevant area and extensive hands-on experience within logistics, warehouse and/or production.


Other experiences include:

  • A high level of IT/ automation/ engineering experience and an interest in new technologies.
  • Managerial experience with a proven track record in building/developing teams. Your experience also includes project management.
  • An ability and will to install LEAN culture enabling and empowering your organisation.
  • It is desirable if you have experience with science and risk-based validation.


As a professional, you see yourself as a leader and enjoy navigating and embracing a changing environment. You work in a structured way with the ability to have a visionary outlook of the future to develop and drive process optimisation.   

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.


If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Anders Johansen (Director, Intralogistics and Finished products) on: +45 30794966


23 October 2022

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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.