HVAC Engineer, Factory Expansion Project

Category:  Engineering & Technical

Koriyama, Fukushima, JP


Are you an experienced HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) engineer with a passion for facility expansion and implementing new technology? Do you thrive in a dynamic and innovative environment? We are seeking a Project HVAC Engineer to join our Project Office team at Novo Nordisk. If you are ready for a new challenge and want to be part of a company that is making a difference in the pharmaceutical industry, 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 HVAC 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 HVAC Engineer, the role involves spearheading facility expansion projects with expertise in HVAC systems. Emphasis is placed on promoting KFA facility expansion for future-fit opportunities and products while integrating new technologies. Ensuring compliance with regulations, adopting a "Circular for Zero" approach for sustainability, and complying to NNWay, Essentials, and Triple Bottom Line principles are integral to the expansion process. Other role expectations are as follows:

  • Be responsible for the HVAC design of new facilities, collaborating with colleagues in Denmark and design suppliers.
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external regulations and requirements for facility expansion activities.
  • Review and evaluate HVAC designs and estimates from suppliers.
  • Manage stakeholders, especially facility and equipment suppliers.
  • Ensure readiness for new product launches according to defined milestones.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Work experience at least 3 years in HVAC facility engineering.
  • Experience in HVAC system validation.
  • Experience in large-scale improvement activities.
  • 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.