Warehouse Manager

Category:  Supply Chain and Procurement

Moscow, Moscow Oblast, RU


Warehouse Manager


Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders and other serious chronic diseases.

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs over 43,000 people in 80 countries, and markets its products in more than 170 countries.

Our history in Russia can be traced to 1924 and with the recently (2018) completed expansion of our greenfield and wholly owned modern insulin manufacturing facility in Kaluga now we are proud more than ever of our commitment to Changing Diabetes® for the 10 million people with diabetes in Russia.

We are launching new products, making them more accessible to patients, and we also see ambitious government healthcare plans (National Projects) that are aligned with our own long-term commitments through Changing Diabetes® and Changing Obesity®.

For the future, we have set ambitious plan to deliver strong growth, which builds on our success and emphasizes critical components of performance: leadership and outperforming the competition. It is therefore a pleasure to announce the creation of new frontline focused positions, to increase our share of voice and coverage.


About the department

Supply Chain is a part of Finance Logistics and IT Department. You will report to Senior Supply Chain Manager and will be a member of the team of 5 people.


The position

In the position of the Warehouse manager you will be responsible for managing warehouse operations as well as for quality management system support.


Your main tasks will be:

  • Ensure warehouse operations are performed in accordance with Russian legislation requirements and in line with Novo Nordisk standard operating procedures;
  • Control the work of the warehouse for goods receipt, storage and release;
  • Ensure that storage conditions and documents are in line with the requirements;
  • Carry out inventory checks;
  • Lead continuous improvement process to increase warehouse efficiency and reduce storage costs;
  • Introduce modern logistics approaches and information technologies into the organization of the warehouse;
  • Interact with logistics service providers employees (warehouse, transportation companies, customs broker);
  • Train warehouse staff and monitor compliance with the Company's standard operating procedures and Russian legislation;
  • Participate in external audits and inspections of all levels as well as carry out internal audits of the warehouse;
  • Analyze customer complaints regarding warehouse operations performance;
  • Provide reports on inventory and availability of free pallet spaces;
  • Create, implement and timely update standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to the warehouse operations in accordance with the requirements of the Company's quality management system, acting as Content Responsible.
  • Ensure control of changes and proper work with nonconformities related to supply management, as well as the implementation of the necessary actions in the corporate novoGloW system. Communicate with local and global quality departments in dealing with nonconformities / planned changes;
  • Manage contracts with a warehouse service provider: negotiations, updates, problems solving, invoices and payments tracking in corporate IT systems;
  • Support shipments and work in the corporate ERP system: plan shipments from the plant in Kaluga and issue shipping documents in SAP system.



You have higher pharmaceutical education, qualification certificate of a specialist in “Management and Economics of Pharmacy" and a medical book.

You have Minimum three (3) years of experience at the same position as well as experience in quality management systems support.

From the technical perspective, you have PC skills: MS Office, SAP, IT systems designed to create change requests and register deviations (inconsistencies) in GxP processes (including temperature / transport deviations), good knowledge of records management and document flow in English. You are familiar with the proven process improvement & problem-solving skills. You have upper-intermediate English verbal & written communication skills including knowledge of professional vocabulary.


On a personal level, you are good at planning, coordinating & prioritizing activities in order to ensure optimal use of resources, as well as good negotiation, communication & collaboration skills. You demonstrate quick problem-solving capability and ability to work in stressful situations. You are also able to be initiative, innovative and proactive, to work independently and as a part of the team



12th February, 2021


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.