IT Automation Professional, Factory Expansion Project

Category:  Digital & IT

Koriyama, Fukushima, JP


Are you an experienced IT engineer looking for a new challenge? Do you have a passion for implementing and maintaining IT systems? We are currently seeking an IT Engineer to join our team at Novo Nordisk. If you have a strong background in system implementation, integration, and supplier management, and are ready to contribute to facility expansion projects, then read on and apply today for a life-changing career.

About the department
At Novo Nordisk 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 IT Professional, 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
The position holds overarching responsibility for actively participating in facility expansion projects, contributing as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in facility perspectives including system implementation. Additionally, it involves advocating for KFA projects aligned with future opportunities and integrating new technologies to enhance facility and equipment functionality. Ensuring strict compliance with internal and external regulations throughout all expansion activities is paramount, while also following the Novo Nordisk (NN) Way, Essentials, and Triple Bottom Line principles to uphold ethical and sustainable practices.

  • Collaborate with NN central IT team to implement and maintain IT systems according to global standards.
  • Review designs and estimates from suppliers for IT infrastructure.
  • Establish maintenance plans and transfer knowledge to KFA IT team.
  • Manage stakeholders to ensure alignment with project objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable requirements, prepare for internal audits and regulatory inspections, and act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) during audits.



  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as an IT engineer.
  • Proficiency in system implementation, integration, and supplier management.
  • Strong knowledge of general IT systems and excellent communication skills.
  • Business-level English and Japanese proficiency.


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.


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.