Electrical Engineer, Factory Expansion Project

Category:  Engineering & Technical

Koriyama, Fukushima, JP


Are you an experienced electrical engineer with a passion for project management? Are you ready to take on the challenge of facility expansion and drive innovation in our organization? We are looking for a Project Electrical Engineer to join our dynamic team in the Project Office at Koriyama Factory (KFA). If you are ready to make a difference and contribute to our mission of delivering high-quality pharmaceutical products, read on and apply today for a life-changing career.

About the department
At Novo Nordisk (NN), we are experiencing a rapid growth in sales over the recent years and along with the wide range of new products to be launched, we are re-enforcing our production capability world-wide.
As our Koriyama Factory (KFA) is also expanding its workforce, this exciting opportunity is now available for an Electrical Engineer, KFA in Japan to join one of the largest scale projects of the factory expansion (expanding the building, not just the equipment) by collaborating with the team members. Also, ensuring high level of compliance with all the internal and external regulations/requirements in all activities and readiness for new product launches as per defined milestones.


The position
As a Project Electrical Engineer, the primary focus lies in facilitating the expansion of facilities to ensure their readiness for future opportunities and products. This entails advocating for a facility expansion strategy in line with the "Circular for Zero" approach, prioritizing sustainable design and utility usage. Furthermore, there's a dedication to integrating new technologies and external expertise while maintaining rigorous compliance with internal and external regulations. The commitment to the NNWay, Essentials, and Triple Bottom Line principles underscores the unwavering dedication to ethical, environmental, and social responsibility throughout the expansion project. Other roles expectations are as follows:

  • Collaborate with head quarter and design suppliers to establish electrical design and review estimates for the new facility.
  • Ensure that KFA Facility expansion aligns with internal and external stakeholders, emphasizing safety and process efficiency.
  • Manage processes, safety, and stakeholder relationships, particularly with facility/equipment suppliers.
  • Maintain compliance with regulations, internal audits, and regulatory inspections, acting as an SME during audits.
  • Ensure facility activities align with quality, process performance, and environmental and employee safety, while also preparing for new product launches as per defined milestones.



  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field.
  • Work experience at least 3 years in electrical facility engineering.
  • Experience in improvement activities on a large scale.
  • Supplier management skills.
  • Intermediate level of English proficiency, verbal or written and/or advanced level of Japanese.


Working at Novo Nordisk
We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energize us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.


Upload your CV to our online career page (click on Apply and follow the instructions).


Until the completion of recruitment.
Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


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.