Enzyme Laboratory technician in Manufacturing Development at Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S

Category:  Research

Køge, Region Zealand, DK


Do you want to be part of a flourishing Manufacturing Development department within a rapidly expanding company? Are you familiar with working with enzymes, and do you have experience with biochemistry and chromatography?

If yes, then you might be the new enzyme laboratory technician we are looking for!


The position
Your key responsibility will be to work with downstream development of enzymes. You will play an essential role in planning your daily work, conducting and testing experiments in laboratory scale, and report in ELN (Electronic Laboratory Notebook).
You will work closely together with other laboratory technicians and scientists within the department, therefore evaluating and sharing your scientific work/learnings will also be an important part of your role.


You must be educated as a laboratory technician, preferably with +5 years of experience working in a laboratory setting, with a focus on enzyme research.


It would be ideal if you have:

  • Knowledge of a wide range of laboratory equipment used in enzyme research.
  • Knowledge of enzyme assays and techniques, e.g. (U)HPLC and LabChip.
  • Experience with automated protein purification systems, such as ÄKTA systems.
  • Experience with protein purification and characterization, including chromatography techniques.
  • Analytical skills for data analysis and interpretation, including the use of statistical software and other tools for processing and visualizing data.
  • An interest in mass spectrometry and RAMAN would be an advantage.


As a person, we imagine that you are a proactive team player, with flair for equipment and creative solutions in connection with laboratory experiments. You have good attention to detail and are conscious of working safe in the laboratory.

With a 'can do' attitude, you are able to cope with changes and embrace learnings.


About the department
The Manufacturing Development department at Novo Nordisk Pharmatech in Køge comprises 36 dedicated employees across three teams. As a laboratory technician, you will be part of a team of 8 laboratory technicians and scientists, focusing on developing and supplying novel materials for therapeutic protein manufacturing in the biopharmaceutical industry.

We strive to improve the way we do things in a helpful and pleasant working environment. We value good team spirit which is essential to have an inspiring working environment, where we can be creative and grow as individuals, all while ensuring a good work-life balance.


Working at Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S

Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S has close to 400 employees and is 100% owned by Novo Nordisk A/S. The ability of Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S to produce and deliver quality products to the pharmaceutical industry, combined with our complete range of services within regulatory requirements, makes us a preferred supplier to many global pharmaceutical companies. Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S is a fast-growing company, which is generating many exciting projects and excellent development opportunities. We are located in Køge on a site dedicated solely to our company, overlooking the beautiful Køge Bugt.


If you have further questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Manager Julie Probst at +45 31 97 00 15


8th of December 2023.


You may submit your application in English or in Danish. We will be screening the applications and inviting for interviews on an ongoing basis, so please apply as soon as you can.

You do not need to attach a cover letter to your application, but please include a few lines about your motivation in your resume or CV. Please assist us in maintaining a fair and inclusive selection process by not attaching a photo to your application.


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.