Facility Engineering Expert

Category:  Manufacturing

Koriyama, Fukushima, JP


Are you experienced in facility maintenance and engineering? Do you have a proactive and innovative mindset? We are looking for a Facility Engineer professional to join our team in the Facility Engineering Team at Novo Nordisk. If you are ready for a new challenge and want to make a difference, read on, and apply today for a life-changing career.

About the department 
The Production Engineering & Facilities Department at Novo Nordisk is in charge for leading, managing, and performing the engineering operations of the organization. Our team of facility professionals plays a crucial role in ensuring the availability and productivity of our manufacturing facilities and equipment. We work closely with production staff to organize repair work, safety inspections, and the installation of new equipment. As a member of our department, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our production processes and contribute to the success of Novo Nordisk.


The position
The position holds overall responsibility for various aspects within the Koriyama plant and Novo Nordisk AktieSelskab (NNAS), focusing on the readiness and enhancement of facility and Material Handling Systems (MHS) for production operations. This involves ensuring the continuous availability of these systems while striving to stabilize and improve their efficiency and functionality. Additionally, the role requires proactive collaboration and coordination with stakeholders across both entities. Other role expectations are as follows

  • Ensuring that facility and MHS systems are always ready to be utilized for production and stabilizing and improving facility systems and MHS systems.
  • Collaborating and aligning with stakeholders within the Koriyama plant and NNAS.
  • Maintaining, modifying, and updating facility, building, and MHS systems based on the annual maintenance program.
  • Implementing energy-saving activities for buildings and facilities.
  • Installing and checking air conditioning equipment in external warehouses and implementing energy-saving equipment while always up to date on the latest technology.



  • University graduate, preferably with a degree in engineering or a related field. 
  • More than 5 years of experience in facility work.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • Business level of English and Japanese.
  • Ownership and leadership qualities.


Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 63,000 employees around the world. We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we’re working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.


Please submit your application via the Novo Nordisk website.


We will start the selection process as soon as we receive the applications.


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.