Shop Floor Operator

Category:  Manufacturing

Koriyama, Fukushima, JP


Job TitleShop floor operator

Department: Production department, Koriyama factory (Fukushima Prefecture)


Key Responsibilities

  1. Executing manufacturing processes required to supply finished products of high quality into Japanese market in accordance with a set of control standard codes and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  2. Executing manufacturing processes as per order and with high attentions to safety
  3. Maintaining 5S in the shop floor and continuously improving productivity, processes and product quality through Kaizen and CLEAN® activities

Main Tasks

  1. Perform 100% manual visual inspection of bulk products (injectables and vials) imported from overseas production sites to remove defectives
  2. Perform, with dedicated inspection machine, 100% visual inspection of bulk tablets imported from DK site to eliminate defectives
  3. Perform secondary pack of manually inspected products with packaging materials in various packaging lines
  4. Perform blister and secondary pack of visually inspected tablets by using blister machine and cartoner on the dedicated pack line
  5. Perform batch changeover which includes preparation, clean-up, cleaning, line clearance



High school graduate at minimum.

More than 5 year experience in blister and secondary packaging is pharmaceutical industry is a must and experience in working the shift is preferred.

Teamwork and communication skills, ownership, collaboration, proactiveness, kaizen and innovative mindset, adaptability to change.



At Novo Nordisk we recognise 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 the communities we operate in.


We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. We are happy to discuss flexible working, depending on the role and subject to business needs.



Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.