Senior Packaging Professional

Category:  Manufacturing

Kalundborg, Region Zealand, DK

Would you like to be a part of a packaging and assembly factory of the future and have the drive to use your knowledge and experience to help others succeed? Are you ready for a work life where the focus is on quality and delivery of life-saving medicines to our patients?


If so, you could be our new Senior Packaging Professional based in Kalundborg. Read on to find out more and apply today and join us for a life changing career! 


The Position

As a Senior Packaging Professional, you will be welcomed into a team of 15 within the Technical Support & Validation team in the Finished Products department. You will collaborate together with the equipment responsible and the skilled workers, taking preventive actions as well as driving improvement initiatives and optimizations across the Finished Production.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the stability of our production equipment

  • Implement improvements initiatives based on data, we are using POInT

  • Develop skilled workers and technicians’ knowledge

  • Systematic problem solving, drive optimal performance of the filling equipment and define strategy for reliable line setup

  • Completing documentation utilizing a high level of detail


You will be part of a larger network of people and can expect to collaborate with many different stakeholders at different levels a across the organization.


You will join the journey of ensuring technical stability and world class operation efficiency, increasing the capacity of our Finished Production lines to support sites globally!



To succeed in this role, you have:

  • A bachelor’s degree within Mechanical Engineering or similar. You may also be considered if you have technician/craftsman background with at least 2 years of extensive experience in parts manufacturing.

  • Packaging experience preferably within pharmaceutical manufacturing process

  • GMP experience

  • Experience with handling suppliers is regarded as advantageous

  • Good communication skills in English, Danish will be a plus


You have an understanding how mechanical adjustments, alignments, dimensioning and tolerances can influence manufacturing process and have an experience using this knowledge to improve performance.


As a person, you have a focus on quality, with a problem-solving approach and the drive to create new solutions for technical challenges. You are able to use excellent communication skills to build relations cross functionally and globally.


About the Department

Injectable Finished Products (IFP) plays a key role in delivering products to our patients worldwide and is a strategic global network with production sites in US, China, Brazil, France, and Denmark. With approximately 6.300 employees, IFP is a truly global organization with capacity to deliver products globally. IFP holds the responsibility to produce products for launches of all new diabetes products and for high volume and high efficiency production for all continents in the world. In Finished production in Kalundborg, we are 270 employees, responsible to assembly and packaging of obesity and diabetic products on our fully automatic production lines.


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, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care.



For further information please contact Assembly and Pack Manager, Per Andersen at +45 34481694.



Apply before December, 12 2023.


Please note, applications will be reviewed, and interviews will be conducted 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.