SCADA or PLC programmer

Category:  Information Technology & Telecom

Kalundborg, Region Zealand, DK


Are you motivated by the pulse of a production department? Do you want to be part of a strong team with a high level of professionalism, challenging processes and sharp deadlines? If so, you may be our new colleague!

The position
We are looking for an experienced SCADA or PLC programmer who will be part of the team of 10 specialist which cover task as IT and solution architect, Infrastructure, databases, SCADA programming, IT security and network.


Your primary task will be to drive SCADA changes when systems need updates and to support large upgrade project where you will be responsible for the technical setup of both servers and software, and the development of test environment for pre-testing both at the vendor and on site.


You will be supporting the day-to-day support team in the IT department which involves troubleshooting of our production facilities software. As we have a great focus on IT compliance, documentation tasks will be part of your daily assignments.


Your working day will be varied and sometimes jam-packed, as the IT system and automation equipment are essential for the production. You will handle your assignments in close dialogue with many employee groups both inside and outside the department, where you will play a central role.

To succeed in this role, you have:

  • A degree within IT or Automation Engineering, Technology or similar
  • +5 years of experience with SCADA and/or iFix application support
  • High level of knowledge about IT infrastructure, SCADA (iFIX) and servers in a Windows domain environment
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills in Danish & English


It will be considered an added advantage, if you are familiar with GMP rules with a focus on IT compliance, as well as understanding of documentation, configuration management and IT systems qualification. But most important, you are eager to learn. 


As a person, you are social and positive by nature. You are proactive, solution-oriented, and you like to share your knowledge. Furthermore, you work systematically and are committed to your work and your colleagues. You are used to collaborating and communicating across different professional areas and you have the capability of handling a high workload without losing the overview.

About the department
The team provides IT & Automation support for both our aseptic filling departments and our packing facility in Kalundborg. Our biopharmaceutical products are characterized by complex processes supported by employees with great professionalism and commitment. You will be part of a IT & automation team of 26 people anchored in Manufacturing IT.

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk you will be met with confidence, exciting challenges and great opportunities for personal and professional development. You will get the opportunity to put your unique skills into play in an environment where sparring and knowledge sharing is paramount, and where your knowledge and experience are valuable. We are proud to use our dedication and our ability to make a difference to millions of people with chronic disorders.


If you want to know more about the position, please contact Associate Manager Maria Rose Thyrén at +45 30 75 83 73.

September 4th, 2022. W
e will review applications and conduct interviews on an ongoing basis.

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.