Project Planner, Biopharm Kalundborg

Category:  Manufacturing

Kalundborg, Region Zealand, DK


Novo Nordisk in Kalundborg wants to hire an senior validation- and project planner!

Do you like working with optimizations and projects?

Are you thriving in an innovative environment?

Do you have a passion for simplicity and Poka Yoke solutions?

Then you will want to become part of a newly established team supporting the core processes around our filling lines incl. equipment and automation.


The Department

Biopharm Filling Kalundborg employs approx. 450 dedicated colleagues. Your future team consists of highly experienced colleagues and is in a need of supporters covering line support, automation, and projects. You will be part of a skilled, dynamic and sociable team – and you will have a great degree of influence on how your job and tasks evolves.

Your colleagues are a great mix of academics and special technicians, and together you will be responsible for supporting the core processes in Biopharm Filling Kalundborg.


The job

We are looking for an equipment/validation supporter ready to join a team responsible for projects, improvement and optimizations with focus on automation. Your primary tasks will be support for equipment and core processes with focus on validation and optimization projects based on a solid foundation of data.

Furthermore, when you are ready, you will receive greater responsibility and participate in audits and internal/external inspections.

In our team, responsibility, freedom and flexibility go hand in hand and you will have great opportunities for developing your skills. Skills can e.g., be developed through courses and training sessions.

Team spirit is important to us and we believe in succeeding together. We enjoy getting together around social activities, looking out for each other, and maintaining a good work-life balance.



We imagine that you hold a degree within the field of

  • automation/electrical/mechanical engineering, or of similar relevance.
  • Preferably you have minimum 2+ years of experience from the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge about aseptic production and behaviour as well as current knowledge in process validation in biotech.
  • You are fluent in both Danish and English – spoken and written.
  • You have great interest in working with GMP and LEAN.

Personally, you are at your best facing exciting challenges, always seizing an opportunity for personal and professional development. Applying your structured, systematic approach, you take pride in identifying opportunities for optimizations on a daily basis, while steadfastly maintaining your delivery focus.

You enjoy working independently and the way you see it, change is a welcome opportunity for improvement and new challenges.

You are meticulous and have a sense for quality while maintaining your sense of humour even when situation is getting tense. You are able to remobilize your efforts according to sudden changes in priorities due to situations arising from the day-to-day production.

You know your limits and seek help in time.



If you have questions about the job or just want to get a feel for the department and our exciting challenges ahead, please do not hesitate to call supporter Lars Eichler Andersen at +45 30791366 or associate manager Marianne Espenhain at + 45 30798250



Please do not apply later than the 1st of November 2021.


Millions rely on us 

At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive change. 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. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees to change the lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.