Automation Supporter

Category:  Engineering

Kalundborg, Region Zealand, DK


Do you have a passion for implementation and maintaining automation solutions and would you like to grow your skills together with highly dedicated colleagues? Would you like to work in biggest pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in the world? 

In Novo Nordisk Diabetes API, we have increased the automation level of our processes. We are looking for Automation Supporter to help us to monitor and control the process in the individual production units. Thus, if you are looking for a career in the pharmaceutical industry, we have the opportunity for you at Novo Nordisk site Kalundborg, Insulin Manufacturing I.

Join us for a life-changing career.

The Position 
As an Automation Supporter, you will help us with production execution system SattLine (Process Control System). You will have an opportunity to become part of upgrading and further developing our production IT platform. As you will be working with production, you will have broad opportunities to develop your skills and engage in hands-on experience within pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Your task as an Automation Supporter will be to:
•    Support our daily operations to secure the effective execution of our production processes
•    Develop and programme new system updates to optimise our production processes
•    Qualify & document system changes 
•    Analyse and identify possible process and system optimisations
•    Develop plans for the updates and carry out testing to ensure the change has the desired effect.


You would be working closely with other colleagues across the production, getting to know precisely why and how things do what they do. As a result, you will gain valuable experience in an ambitious environment where good ideas change people's lives. You will support production with your colleagues by using your expertise when they need help with problem-solving.


•    Educational background within Computer Science or automation 
•    Experience with Sattline or other ABB-systems
•    Experience in programming production-related systems 
•    Previous work experience with GMP environment or Pharma Production


We are looking for a person who can work independently and have a solid drive to get things done on time and collaborate with team colleagues. We value problem solving skills and ability to communicate effectively. 


About the department 

Product Supply Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (PS API) produce medicine for more than 30 million people living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. We are counting more than 4000 employees across different geographical locations. More specifically, you will be part of Insulin Manufacturing I (IM1) – Fermentation & Recovery – Cleaning & Automation. The Cleaning & Automation team ensures among other that all automated production processes are running effectively, working optimally, and are configured towards the best possible productivity and quality. 

Days in the Cleaning & Automation support-team are rarely the same, and your workdays will be diverse with a mix of both daily operations, troubleshooting, support to projects and sparring with colleagues and peers in other parts of the organisation.

Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.
You will soon sense why Novo Nordisk Kalundborg is a highly unique place and why we are passionate about working here. You will be met with trust and responsibility by welcoming and dedicated colleagues. Novo Nordisk Kalundborg is a workplace where involvement, development and multidisciplinary are in focus.


If you have questions about the position, please contact Associate manager Karin Anholm Jensen at +45 3075 8359.


20 February 2023. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged 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.